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The state of American business in 2020 is uncertain. American business is at a crossroads?economically, politically, and globally. The debates, the decisions, and the disruptions that will confront the American business community this year will have...

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WHAT: California AB5 took effect on January 1, 2020. Substantial obligations are required of companies to avoid employee misclassifications and potential penalties. Join experts as they discuss how firms can navigate the new law. WHO: Paul...


21 january 2020

19:04
DisposeRx, Inc., manufacturer of the market leading at-home medication disposal solution, has in place a network of more than 1,000 pharmacies in New Jersey ready to meet the requirements of new legislation signed into law today....

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Clean energy legislation pending before the General Assembly stands as the only viable alternative to an explosive increase in electricity costs?believed to be the largest in state history?for millions of Illinois consumers, following a recent...

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The Teamsters Union applauds New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for signing and New Jersey legislators for passing an historic legislative package that will help protect workers from misclassification. The package of bills...

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On Tuesday, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that officially designates the Seeing Eye® dog as the state dog of New Jersey. All Seeing Eye dogs are born and trained in New Jersey before they are placed with people...

10:06
Donald Trump Jr.'s latest hunting escapade in Mongolia, where he shot a rare Argali sheep and received the permit to do so only after the kill signals that it is more than time for New York State -- the biggest port of entry for wildlife trophies --...

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AB 5 has "unintended consequences" which are far-reaching, well beyond the employers that have, up until January 1, 2020, conducted their business through 1099 contracts. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are one of the many professions...

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More than 1,000 students, teachers, parents, and legislators will fill the State Capitol's South Steps to celebrate schools of all types and promote increased educational opportunities for Mississipians on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The huge celebration will...


17 january 2020

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Today, the State of California Auto Dismantlers Association (SCADA) is drawing public attention to the need to extend a highly effective DMV strike team program that was established to combat the underground economy of illegal auto dismantlers. This...

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The former Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, signed Act 60?2019, commonly known as the Puerto Rico Incentives Code, into law on July 1, 2019, which came into effect on January 1, 2020. The Incentives Code consolidates various tax decrees,...


16 january 2020

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A recent decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gives Cox Media Group ("CMG") a 60-day extension before it must reduce the publication schedule of its Ohio newspapers. This means the company can continue publishing the papers seven...

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The Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee welcomes the Quebec Court of Appeal's unanimous decision to dismiss Strateco Resources' appeal, in which it claimed $200M in damages as a result of Quebec's refusal to authorize the company's Matoush Project, an...

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The Standing Committee on Social Policy will meet to consider Bill 141, An Act respecting registration of and access to defibrillators. The Committee intends to hold public hearings in Sudbury on Wednesday, January 29, and in Ottawa on Thursday,...

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The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published Staff Notice 21-327 Guidance on the Application of Securities Legislation to Entities Facilitating the Trading of Crypto Assets, to help these entities to determine situations where...


15 january 2020

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AARP praised the U.S. House of Representatives' vote today approving bipartisan legislation to combat age discrimination ? the "Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act" (POWADA) ? as the most important action yet in the long drive toward...

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Starting today, new requirements of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) come into force for most businesses in the fresh fruits or vegetables (FFV) sector that import, export or engage in interprovincial trade. The SFCR make Canada's food...


14 january 2020

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AJC commends South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem for signing an executive order prohibiting state offices from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. The executive order requires vendors seeking contracts with state agencies, authorities,...

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Award-winning Miami criminal law firm, Stroleny Law, P.A., today applauded new state legislation that would depart from minimum mandatory sentences for a variety of low-level, non-violent drug offenses. The firm emphasized that these...

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The President recently signed the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes the federal Fair Chance Act, which, subsequently, brings "Ban-the-Box" rules to a large part of the federal government and brings a complete "Ban-the-Box"...


13 january 2020

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A leading business trade organization in the Hudson Valley is applauding Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's proposal to present to voters a $3 billion "Restore Mother Nature" Bond Act. The initiative, which Cuomo outlined in his State of the State address Jan....


9 january 2020

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Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom previewed his 2020-2021 budget, emphasizing his administration's commitment to ensuring equal access to health care for individuals with mental health diagnoses. The announcement reiterates Governor Newsom's...

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The Standing Committee on General Government will meet to consider Bill 145, An Act to amend the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002. The Committee intends to hold public hearings in Toronto on February 3 and 4, 2020. Interested people who...

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Alan Haskins, vice president of government affairs for the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), issued the following statement regarding Senate Bill 23 which would close a loophole related to unlawful entry of vehicles....


8 january 2020

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Leadership from the National Association of Realtors® met with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and other senior Department officials on Wednesday in Washington to discuss fair housing issues just hours after unanimously passing a...

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Unless current law is updated, Massachusetts residents will increasingly lose the ability to take their cars to independent repair shops and be forced to pay more at dealerships, the head of the Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition told members of...

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Family Research Council (FRC) has submitted an amicus brief in the case of June Medical Services v. Gee, which is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue is a Louisiana law (Act 620) that protects women's health by requiring persons who...

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Voting results on the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are in, and the approved proposals will bring an estimated 10% or more efficiency improvement for both residential and commercial buildings that follow the IECC. These...


7 january 2020

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USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). ACEP is USDA's premier conservation easement program, helping landowners protect working...

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Today, Senator Jeremy McPike and Delegate Mike Mullin introduced the Clean Energy Choice Act so that competitive suppliers may continue to deliver renewable power to Virginia customers with strict oversight by the State Corporation Commission. This...

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Pacific Cascade Corporation (PCC) is the umbrella company for ParkingZone, DGM Systems, TrafficZone, Gorilla Post Systems, and GreenDrop Recycling & Composting Stations.  Throughout the year, PCC has tried to leverage its successes to support the...


6 january 2020

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Deployed National Guardsmen and Reservists now have benefits parity with their active-component counterparts thanks to a bipartisan effort in Congress. The fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes language that provides...

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Honor the Gift, a national patient-centered coalition made up of 26 of the leading kidney and transplant organizations across the country, applauds the House of Representatives on the bipartisan introduction of legislation that would extend Medicare...

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In December 2019, Representatives Ron Kind (D-WI) and Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) along with Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Jason Smith (R-MO), Donald McEachin (D-VA), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) introduced H.R. 5534, the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive...


3 january 2020

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Twenty-four organizations representing millions of patients strongly support the petitions filed today by state attorneys general and by the U.S. House of Representatives that seek expedited U.S. Supreme Court review of last month's Texas v. United...

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Today, Delaware Chancery Court Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves will be sworn in as a Justice on the Delaware Supreme Court. Her swearing in comes after several months of advocacy by over 5,000 of Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware's (CPBD) members...

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GeoSpace Labs is pleased to announce the general availability of the Official Florida Intrastate FMCSA Registered Electronic Logging Device (ELD). This tool is an easy to use low cost means for drivers and companies to comply with the Florida FS...


1 january 2020

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The Minister of Indigenous Services, Marc Miller, issued the following statement today: "Today, Bill C-92,  An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the Act) comes into force. This new law, co-developed with...


31 december 2019

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The following is a statement from Teamsters Joint Council 7 President and International Vice President Rome Aloise on the lawsuit filed by Uber and Postmates this week challenging Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). "The Teamsters...


30 december 2019

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The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call for statewide legislation to end the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes in New York. Passage of such legislation would be a tremendous victory for New York's kids and...

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Nearly 40 legislators from 19 states will be among 200 attendees when the Winter Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States takes place January 10-12 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. "The...

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After thorough review of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's order on the PJM capacity auction rules, Vistra Energy supports the reasoned action that directs PJM to reform its capacity auction to address the anti-competitive effects...


26 december 2019

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On January 1, 2020, Illinois will join a handful of other states that legally allow recreational use of marijuana. In states where marijuana is already legal, data has shown a significant rise in impaired driving and fatal accidents. As the...


21 december 2019

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The passage of federal legislation to raise the minimum age to legally purchase tobacco to 21 is a step in the right direction to reduce youth tobacco initiation. However, this move alone, cannot be viewed as sufficient to solve the youth e-cigarette...

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All the letter-writing, phone calls, meetings with members of Congress and the federal government are paying off for 15 year old LivLyme Foundation founder Olivia Goodreau. The Kay Hagan Tick Act is now law, marking a historic moment for people who...


20 december 2019

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The Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bill , H.R. 1865, signed into law today by President Trump, includes a one-year, $5 billion extension of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC). The NMTC, which faced expiration on December 31, instead received a $1.5...

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Transamerica applauds the passage of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, included in the year-end government spending bill signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 20, 2019....

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Sens. Tina Smith (D-MN) and David Perdue (R-GA) formally introduced ? along with Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) ? The Youth Workforce Readiness Act of 2019 (S. 3144) today in the U.S. Senate. The legislation will support...

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The Wild Sheep Foundation today thanked Senator Cortez Masto, D-Nev, Senator Jacky Rosen, D-Nev, and the Nevada Congressional delegation for proposing an alternative for wildlife management and military readiness at the Desert National Wildlife...

10:43
The U.S. Senate has passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act by an overwhelming majority. This bill is one of the most significant changes to retirement plan rules since the Pension Protection Act of 2006.  The...

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