Author Archives: David Blatt

Prosperity Policy: Doing good and doing well (access required)

One of America’s most successful businessmen grew up in the mountains of eastern Turkey with herds of sheep and goats, making yogurt and cheese. Now, Hamdi Ulukaya is the founder and chief executive of Chobani, the top-selling brand of Greek ...

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Lessons in establishing lien priority

For contractors and architects, lien priority often is the difference between getting paid and getting stiffed. In other words, a lien holder that has priority over another gets paid first. The general rule for establishing priority is “first in time ...

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Does Sackett flush the Clean Water Act? (access required)

 The United States Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision in Sackett v. EPA. The court found that Michael and Chantell Sackett had the right, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, to seek judicial review of a compliance order issued ...

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