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In his ruling, McKenna said the city needed to either license the units or formally exempt the housing authority from inspections through legislation.She Was Sued Over Rent She Didn’t Owe. It Took Seven Court Dates to Prove She Was Right.|by Danielle Ohl, Capital Gazette, and Talia Buford and Beena Raghavendran, ProPublica|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
Travel to and from Maryland and Virginia is exempt from the mayor’s order.
Neighboring cities, like Carlsbad, Escondido and Oceanside, have long argued that emails should be exempt from the state’s two-year minimum, so they also destroy emails on an earlier time table.
There is evidence, for example, that many departments buy their technology using federal grants or nonprofit gifts, which are exempt from certain disclosure laws.There is a crisis of face recognition and policing in the US|Tate Ryan-Mosley|August 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
State law requires local agencies to hang onto public records for at least two years, but many have argued that emails should be exempt.
Surely, Hollywood should not be exempt from such a standard.It’s Not Just Cosby: Hollywood’s Long List of Male Scumbags|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Individuals and businesses could exempt themselves from anti-discrimination laws by proffering religious objections to them.RFRA Madness: What’s Next for Anti-Democratic ‘Religious Exemptions’|Jay Michaelson|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
State and federal laws generally exempt religious institutions from having to perform gay marriages.Refusing to Marry Same-Sex Couples Isn’t Religious Freedom, It’s Just Discrimination|Sally Kohn|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But having reached something of a compromise, the IRS approved the school as a tax-exempt nonprofit in March 2002.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The groups, nonprofits exempt from paying taxes, are not required to disclose their donors in Kansas and most other states.Millions in Dark Money Has Taken Over the Airwaves in Kansas|Center for Public Integrity|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had discovered that the all-glorious boast of Spain was not exempt from the infirmities of common men.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The federal Bankruptcy Act prescribes what property passes to the trustee and also what is exempt.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Many, of all colours, when they can afford to purchase a negro, sit down exempt from further care.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Although exempt from concupiscence and "full of grace," she was so distrustful of herself as if she were in continual danger.Mary, Help of Christians|Various
Is she more exempt from egotism, does she dislike others less, and has she fewer worldly affections?The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre