If you are thinking about having your nose bobbed or your breasts enhanced, you may want to go to New York or Philadelphia or even Miami. Anywhere but New Jersey. The state Legislature recently passed a budget that includes a 6 percent tax on cosmetic surgery that does not prevent or treat disease. Doctors say that enforcing the tax will reduce patient privacy, since they'll have to open their records to state tax officials. That budget also includes a 3.5 percent tax on ambulatory care facilities.
Officials claim doing business is a revocable “privilege,” but many Americans see it as a right that they’ll exercise with or without licenses and permits.
Without 'Much More Aggressive Shutdowns,' The New York Times Warns, COVID-19 Could Kill 'Well Over a Million' Americans
That scenario seems highly implausible based on what we know about the epidemic.
Joe Biden announced today that Harris will be his Democratic running mate.
Harris' origins allow her to properly claim Asian or Black/African American legal status, and she has chosen the latter.