Week in Review

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White House proposes food label changes, court finds Texas same-sex marriage ban violates the Constitution, and more…

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  • The White House announced a proposal, supported by Michelle Obama, to change food labels to increase the font of calorie counts and suggest more appropriate portion sizes.
  • A federal district court held that the Texas constitution violates the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses by banning same-sex marriages.
  • The Governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, vetoed a bill that would have allowed businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians.
  • The DOT proposed a rule to ban cell phone calls during flights.
  • State regulators created a task force to coordinate new bitcoin regulation.