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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Lois fédérales et d'états

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6 février 2018

14:36
Liberty Leaf President and CEO, says the Company is pleased with the BC government's newly released guidelines for how recreational-use cannabis will be sold in the province. Liberty Leaf Holdings Ltd. (the "Company" or "Liberty Leaf") is a...

14:28
Today Better Medicare Alliance (BMA), the leading advocacy coalition of over 100 organizations and 300,000 senior advocates in support of Medicare Advantage urged Congress to approve key Medicare Advantage provisions in the Continuing Appropriations...

13:18
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "Our nation's defense, security, and prosperity depend on more than funding just the military....

13:06
AJC is calling on a federal court to uphold an Arizona law supportive of the state's relations with Israel and to oppose efforts to declare the measure unconstitutional. The law "advances Arizona's legitimate interest in protecting its commerce with...

11:34
Recent changes in the U.S. tax law are not only benefiting employees of large companies, smaller companies such as The Good Life Companies are sharing the tax cut windfall with employees with bonuses up to $1,000....

10:27
Creating a digital learning environment is an important goal for every K12 school in America today, but what does "digital learning" actually look like ? and equally important ? how are K12 schools going to pay for it?  Consider a school with 4,000...

10:06
Jones Walker LLP gaming law partners Marc W. Dunbar, J. Kelly Duncan, Nicole M. Duarte, Kirkland E. Reid, and Thomas B. Shepherd III, together with associate Christopher K. Ulfers, recently authored several chapters in the inaugural Chambers and...

10:00
The Girls Protection Act of 2011 amended the 1996 federal statute prohibiting female genital mutilation in the United States by adding penalties to prevent what is often euphemistically called, "vacation cutting." Until the Girls Protection Act was...

09:15
Kroll ("the Company"), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, today announced the appointment of Matthew Dunn as an Associate Managing Director in its Cyber...

07:00
C'est aujourd'hui que CPQ (Conseil du patronat du Québec) présentera ses commentaires sur le projet de loi n°152, Loi modifiant diverses dispositions législatives concernant le domaine du travail afin principalement de donner suite à certaines...

06:00
More than 175,000 children go online for the first time every day ? a new child every half second ? UNICEF said today. Digital access exposes these children to a wealth of benefits and opportunities, but also to a host of risks and harms, including...

06:00
L'UNICEF a déclaré aujourd'hui que, chaque jour, plus de 175 000 enfants se connectent pour la première, ce qui correspond à un nouvel enfant par demi-seconde. L'accès numérique procure à ces enfants de nombreux avantages et possibilités, mais les...


5 février 2018

13:25
The Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs announced February 5 that it has filed suit in federal court to overturn New Jersey's draconian restrictions on carrying a handgun outside the home for self-defense. Under New Jersey law, a permit to...

13:09
Le surintendant des services financiers a délivré des ordonnances (dont les liens figurent ci-dessous) à la suite d'une enquête complexe et détaillée de la Commission des services financiers de l'Ontario (CSFO). En vertu d'un règlement, les...

13:02
On the 25th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) released new estimates showing that implementing the proposed Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act) would cost less...

12:14
"Twenty-five years ago today, our nation took a major step toward a more equitable and family friendly future when the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) became law. It was the country's first national law ever to recognize the challenges working...

11:10
Alaska's emergency care is at risk if the state legislature enacts SB 129, which would rescind a rule that requires health insurance companies to provide adequate coverage for emergency care. "The impact of SB 129 would...

09:30
Les normes d'emploi et du travail sont en constante évolution. Récemment, l'Ontario, l'Alberta et d'autres provinces ont adopté d'importants changements, notamment aux jours fériés, aux congés payés pour urgence personnelle (y compris pour les...

09:30
Employment and labour standards are changing constantly. And recently, Ontario, Alberta and several other provinces made significant changes, including amendments to: public holiday pay, paid personal emergency days (including for part-time...

09:07
The "North I-90 Odessa Aquifer Groundwater Replacement Project" applauds the recent passage of Washington's State Capital Budget, which will invest more than $4 billion in essential infrastructure and construction projects statewide, including $15...

06:00
À l'occasion de la rentrée parlementaire du 6 février, les membres de la campagne 5-10-15 interpellent le gouvernement Couillard pour qu'il dépose rapidement un projet de loi visant à réformer la Loi sur les normes du travail afin que celle-ci...


2 février 2018

20:54
On Wednesday, February 7th, members of the New Hampshire Senate Commerce committee will vote to determine whether to approve a ban on wine shipments to New Hampshire consumers from out-of-state wine retailers. Senate Bill 353 (Sen. Innis) would strip...

16:59
With the expansion of beer and cider sales to an additional 87 grocery stores, the Liberals have shown they have learned nothing from the recent bread price-fixing scandal. "People have been justifiably shocked and angered by allegations that...

13:30
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid's (CMS) 2019 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice Part II and Draft Call Letter:...

13:20
The Campaign for the Prevention of Thalidomide Births in Europe, representing victims of the thalidomide tragedy of the 1950s and 1960s, has appealed to the US Congress not to set back efforts to prevent harmful exposure to thalidomide and drugs that...

08:00
A new provincial poll released today shows that Ontarians aren't on board for recent Liberal government changes that would redirect 911 medical calls away from paramedic ambulance services to fire departments.  If they had to make a 911 call for...

07:00
À l'occasion de la rentrée parlementaire du 6 février, les membres de la campagne 5-10-15 interpellent le gouvernement Couillard pour qu'il dépose rapidement un projet de loi visant à réformer la Loi sur les normes du travail afin que celle-ci...


1 février 2018

20:15
The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "A really dumb idea," is how the ISRA is characterizing a gun control bill recently introduced by Illinois State Representative Kathleen Willis (D-Northlake).  If...

17:30
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after attending this afternoon's swearing-in of Governor Sam Brownback as the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom: "I was honored to attend the...

15:47
Le Bureau de la concurrence se félicite de la décision rendue aujourd'hui par la Cour fédérale, qui permettra aux détaillants canadiens d'offrir aux consommateurs des rabais sur les livres numériques. La Cour a rejeté une demande de Kobo, le plus...

15:38
The Competition Bureau welcomes today's decision by the Federal Court that paves the way for Canadian retailers to offer discounts on e-books to consumers. The Court rejected an application by Kobo, Canada's largest e-book retailer, to challenge...

14:02
La Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ) est très heureuse de la décision rendue par la Cour suprême du Canada, plus tôt aujourd'hui, puisqu'elle aura un impact très important pour la reconnaissance des droits des travailleuses et travailleurs...

13:53
Last month, President Donald Trump signed into law the 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act establishing a special Federal Commission that will commemorate and educate the American public about the 1619 arrival of the first Africans...

07:50
In yet another attack on Ohio's construction trades workforce, both union and non-union, State Representatives John Becker and Craig Reidel are seeking the repeal of Ohio's prevailing wage law through introduction of HJR 9....


31 janvier 2018

19:11
The following is a statement from Tusk / Montgomery Philanthropies regarding Washington State's recent passage of Breakfast After the Bell legislation: "Today's passage of Breakfast After the Bell legislation (HB 1508) is a victory for thousands of...

14:02
The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading, national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, issued the following statement regarding President Trump's first State of the Union Address: "Last night, President...

13:30
Following last week's emergency meeting on Indigenous child welfare in Ottawa, convened by Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, the Canadian Council of Child and...

12:34
A Center for Immigration Studies analysis of the legal immigration provisions in the White House immigration reform framework reveals that it will take about 15 years for the proposed chain migration cuts to offset the new green cards awarded in the...

12:18
The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America's cement manufacturers, lauded President Donald Trump's call for $1.5 Trillion to be invested in revitalizing the nation's infrastructure, and urged Congress to take swift legislative action...

07:30
Le Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement (BAPE) tient à informer la population qu'un projet de règlement visant à remplacer les Règles de procédure relatives au déroulement des audiences publiques actuellement en vigueur, a été publié...


30 janvier 2018

23:16
In the news release, Alaska House Health & Human Services Committee Approves Medical Aid-in-Dying Legislation, issued 30-Jan-2018 by Compassion & Choices over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the Committee "House Health & Human...

20:51
Compassion & Choices today praised the Alaska House Health & Human Services Committee for voting 5-2 to approve the End-of-Life Option Act, House Bill 54, which would authorize medical aid in dying in Alaska. Medical...

18:30
Columbia Banking System, Inc. ("Columbia") today announced additional investments in support of its employees, communities and customer experience following the recent passage of federal tax reform.  These investments...

16:06
Legislation aimed at making Ohio the 19th state to prohibit nurse mandatory overtime will have sponsor testimony Wednesday, January 31st and 9:00am. The House Bill 456's sponsor, Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), will present to House Health...

13:13
IEEE-USA, representing more than 180,000 technology professionals in the United States, urges Congress to oppose the I-Squared Act and any attempt to expand the H-1B outsourcing visa. On Thursday, Sen. Orin Hatch (R-UT)...

08:35
Beginning April 1, many Massachusetts employers will be required to provide "reasonable accommodations" for pregnancy and related conditions, including lactation and the need to express breast milk, notes Sandra Lynch, counsel in national law firm...

06:00
The American Gaming Association (AGA) estimates Americans will wager approximately $4.76 billion on Super Bowl 52 between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. Due to a failed federal law, a staggering 97 percent of total wagers, equaling...

04:00
OWENSBORO, Ky., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- James E. Stoltz, a personal injury attorney at Gerling Law, recently filed a complaint (Case No. 18-CI-00007 filed in Webster County Circuit Court) on behalf of a client (plaintiff) who was...


29 janvier 2018

17:22
No Labels announced its support for a bipartisan immigration proposal released by the House Problem Solvers Caucus Monday that would enhance security both for U.S. borders and for the undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers," who were brought to...

12:45
ThisCap brings to market the first ever Tethered Bottle Cap for carbonated and hot fill beverages as well as all other beverage and bottle types. The timing for ThisCap's innovative product is perfect given that the world is in an all-out rush to...

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