Week in Review

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OCC amends lending limits, Fed releases assessment fees, and more…

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  • The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that compliance with the Clean Air Act would not prevent a nuisance suit.
  • The Obama Administration announced that it will rank colleges based on financial information such as tuition and graduates’ debt-to-income ratio.
  • The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma found that the Oklahoma ban of Islamic law violates the Establishment of Religion clause in the U.S. Constitution.
  • The Governor of Illinois signed a law to require background checks for all gun sales.
  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that Vermont nuclear power plant laws were preempted by federal laws.
  • The White House released a report showing that Americans with college degrees earned more and were more likely to be employed.
  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie returned a bill to legislature that would increase medical marijuana accessibility.