A new legislation has been passed in New York that will no longer require people applying for a job to disclose their criminal history.

Off The Grid A new legislation has been passed in New York that will no longer require people applying for a job to disclose their criminal history. The Fair Chance Act (FCA) amends New York City Civil Rights Law making it illegal for employers to ask about criminal history. Employers can only ask about criminal

An economics professor has filed a lawsuit against Citigroup accusing the bank of using an unusual federal tax break during the financial crisis to avoid paying $800 million in New York State taxes.

Off The Grid I’m not a freaking tax lawyer, but something doesn’t sound right on the surface of this whole deal. Something’s definitely not right.  I think the point to be made out of this whole conversation is that we need to redo our entire tax system to make it so it’s more understandable and

Want to relive the nightmare of 9/11? Well, now you can, thanks to this new virtual reality project.

Off The Grid A new virtual reality project called “[08:46]” purports to recreate the worst attack on American soil.   Yes, you read that right.  It was created for Oculus Rift users, and delivers an account of the September 11th, 2001, attacks.  The title is a reference to the exact time American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North

A driver was arrested after she drove her car into a crowd of people at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade. It was discovered that she had mental-health related issues and was trying to commit suicide.

Off The Grid It sounds like we need to treat cars like we do guns in this country. When the wrong person is behind the wheel of a car, that car can kill people and injure dozens more. Initially, the report said she had been drinking but apparently that’s not true. It came out that

The TSA denies a 90-year-old woman’s claim that she had to remove her blouse and bra during a private room airport search.

Jen Hobbs Who do you believe? A 90-year-old woman or a TSA agent? According to the TSA, 90-year-old Harriette Charney went through a body scanner at Portland International Airport and the scanner picked up “an abnormality on her chest.” TSA agents then pulled her aside to a private room for extra security checks. TSA spokesperson

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An advertisement attacking the CFPB aired during the GOP debates bashing Elizabeth Warren

Off The Grid Senator Elizabeth Warren took to Twitter to defend herself and the CFPB on Tuesday after an ad aired about her which blatantly portrayed her as a communist dictator. The ad, sponsored by the American Action Group, aired during the GOP debate last night was an attack on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In some respects

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Off The Grid Former Republican strategist Jimmy LaSalvia, once the director of programs and policy for Log Cabin Republicans, reveals to Jesse Ventura why he left the GOP on #OffTheGrid. He calls the Republican party “braindead” and questions if they’ll ever be able to win a national election again. In his new book, No Hope: Why

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