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Internal bill aims to revitalize local salt industry

Delon Porcalla – The Star of the Philippines October 31, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — A senior administration lawmaker has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that aims to revitalize the country’s salt industry through a “comprehensive salt industry development program” that will eliminate the massive importation of salt. Representative Ron Salo […]

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House bill to exclude government leaders from probe into deposit ban

Read this in the Manila Times digital edition. A bill introduced in the House of Representatives seeks to exempt government officials and employees from the Bank Secrecy Act prohibition on investigating bank deposits. By law, bank deposits, including investments in government bonds, are confidential and cannot be reviewed. Exceptions are where the depositor authorizes it, […]

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Bill would require trustees to act only in the financial interests of plan participants

A group of Republican lawmakers this week introduced a bill that says a pension plan fiduciary must act solely in the financial and pecuniary interests of plan participants and beneficiaries. © Shutterstock Safeguarding Retirement Investment Options Act – introduced by U.S. Representatives Carol Miller (R-WV), Greg Murphy (R-NC), David Schweikert (R-AZ), and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) […]

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Ohio House Bill Would Eliminate Third-Grade Reading Test Mandate

ExploreBIG OHIO WINNER: Honda’s new $4.4 billion electric battery plant will create more than 2,500 jobs about 50 minutes from Dayton “It’s a policy that, rather than encouraging collaboration between educators and families, it’s one of those things that drives a wedge,” DiMauro said. The politics aren’t working either, said Ohio school board member Christina […]

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Former JM Finn Chairman Joins Church House Investments

James Edgedale (pictured) has joined wealth and investment manager Church House Investment Management as Chief Client Officer. The former chairman of JM Finn brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the business he helped grow from a small brokerage to a wealth manager with around £11billion in assets under management. The news […]

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House bill seeks to give ‘firebird’ title Michigan state bird

American Robins have been our state bird since 1931, but a few Michigan officials are hoping to change it – to a Kirtland warbler. Michigan has the same state bird as Connecticut and Wisconsin. Rep. Greg Markkanen, R-Hancock, introduced a bill to make the Kirtland’s warbler Michigan’s official state bird. This bill was introduced last […]

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House Bill to Accelerate Airport Projects Headed to President’s Office

© Shutterstock A bill introduced in the House by U.S. Representative Sam Graves (R-MO), Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Garret Graves (R-LA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on aviation, is heading to President Joe Biden’s office to be signed into law. The Accelerated Airport Infrastructure Delivery Act of 2021 would give […]