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Companies that pollute are the target of a new crackdown.
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Driven by a crackdown on drunken drivers, the state's adult prisons are already over capacity and Corrections Secretary Jon Litscher has talked about the need to open an additional prison in the next several years.
Following Hurricane Harvey, concerns about federal immigration crackdowns were reportedly affecting the recovery in Texas, where about a quarter of the state’s construction workforce is thought to be undocumented.
Some cities, such as Cincinnati, have resisted the crackdown.
The distracted driving crackdown was ordered by Gov. Christie's own attorney general.
The most recent crackdown breaks with the tradition of consensus within the ruling family, wrote James Dorsey, a senior fellow at Singapore's S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
In 2003, the Observer reported that the Hidden Valley Kings had hundreds of members – but a CMPD crackdown in the past decade significantly limited the gang’s reach, and in 2016 police said the gang had nearly disappeared.
Oregon participated in a crackdown this month targeting companies the Federal Trade Commission says have scammed people trying to pay back student loans out of at least $95 million in fraudulent fees nationwide.
Thousands of people filled the streets of Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia Tuesday to protest the violent police crackdown on the autonomous region’s contested independence referendum, which left more than 800 people injured.
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