California Sues to Keep Border Wall Off Environmental Fast Track

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra – standing steps from the fence along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego – said Wednesday he and the California Coastal Commission have sued the federal government for circumventing state and federal environmental laws in order to speed up construction of the border wall.

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South Dakota Preps Online Sales Tax Fight for SCOTUS

The South Dakota Supreme Court unanimously ruled Wednesday that a 2016 state law requiring out-of-state merchants to pay state sales tax on goods and services purchased by South Dakotans is unconstitutional – and the official who defended the law was pleased with the result.

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