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House Bill 368 could contribute to trucker shortages and harm Alabama roads

Montgomery, ALA. (WHNT) — There are three weeks left in Alabama’s 2022 legislative session and other bills are moving forward, one of which could address labor shortages in the trucking industry. House Bill 368 would increase the weight limits for logging trucks by 10%. Depending on the vehicle, this could be up to 10,000 pounds. […]

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Delgado: Internal bill includes funds for the region | Local News

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, announced that legislation to fully fund the government and provide additional assistance to the people of Ukraine will also include funding for community projects in New York’s 19th congressional district. “Investments in this package address some of our nation’s greatest challenges while providing much-needed support to my constituents in upstate […]

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Legislative brief: Bill HB0042 on the Municipal Chamber of Incorporation

By JJ McQueen, Special at AFRO During the 2021 legislative session, HB1226 was the one who could have opened doors for small communities in District 34-A of Harford County to become municipalities. If approved, communities like Edgewoond and Joppatowne would have had approval to form their own local governments in Harford County. Why is this […]

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Alaska House bill would start process to rename highway after convicted war criminal

Knik River Bridge, Glenn Highway (Emily Russell/Alaska Public Media) The Glenn Highway, which connects Anchorage to Glennallen, is named after Edwin Glenn, who oversaw US Army expeditions to Alaska in 1898 and 1899. Glenn was convicted of war crimes in the Philippines the following year his departure from Alaska. A bill making its way through […]

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Judge dismisses FirstEnergy’s attempt to drop securities lawsuit involving House Bill 6

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A federal judge ruled late Monday against FirstEnergy Corp. to dismiss claims that the House Bill 6 scandal caused the market value of utility shares to plummet by $10 billion. U.S. District Judge Algenon Marbley’s order means shareholder lawsuits against the company for alleged securities violations can continue. The lawsuits accuse the […]

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Recon: House bill proposes changes to FDA’s fast-track drug approval program; Novartis $ sign

Posted on March 08, 2022 | By Joanne S. Eglovitch Welcome to Regulatory Reconnaissance, your daily update on regulatory news and intelligence. In brief: United States Pallone’s bill gives the FDA new power over expedited approvals (Internal health policy) (Endpoints) Moderna is preparing vaccines against 15 pathogens with future pandemic potential (Reuters) (Bloomberg) […]

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The general store is the epitome of small American business. Even in today’s world of big-box retailers, I’m proud that our 112-year-old family business, Bailey’s General Store, continues to thrive as a cornerstone of the Sanibel and Captiva communities. One of the reasons we survived is our rooftop solar panels, with 380 panels, it’s the […]

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Florida House Bill 1557: What It Says and Doesn’t Say | West Orange Times & Observer

During Governor Ron DeSantis’ signing ceremony of Senate Bill 1006 (which designates strawberry shortcake as Florida’s official state dessert) on Monday, March 7, at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City, a reporter who asked about House Bill 1557 – dubbed by critics’ bill as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill – drew the governor’s ire. […]

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House Bill 8, Income Tax Bill, Kentucky House Pass

As long as certain triggers are met, the bill would eventually reduce the personal income tax rate to zero. FRANKFORT, Ky. — A bill that would lower Kentucky’s personal income tax rate and extend the sales tax to more services has passed the House. House Bill 8 cleared the House on a 67-23 vote after […]

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House Bill 122 filed to end long train blockages

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) – Have you ever been stopped in your tracks because of a train? House Bill 122 tries to prevent that from happening, especially in an emergency. “So many times an ambulance has to divert or drive through another city just to get to the hospital or even respond from the hospital […]

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House Bill brings major rural broadband reform

By Rep. Danny Williams We are nearing the end of our first month of the new legislative session. One of the House Republican Caucus’ priorities this year is expanding broadband. Currently, Oklahoma ranks 43rd nationally for rural broadband access, with only 48% of rural households having broadband connections. House Bill 3363, drafted by Speaker Charles […]

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Bill would overturn law limiting minor traffic stops

By Josephine Walker A Senate committee could debate a bill that would reverse a police law aimed at reducing racial profiling. The 2020 General Assembly passed a party-oriented law to end dummy policing or the practice of stopping someone for a minor traffic violation. These traffic stops are made for broken taillights, tinted windows or […]

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School board urges General Assembly not to advance Bill 2833 | Education

The Williamson County Schools Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution Monday evening urging the Tennessee General Assembly and all committees or subcommittees considering Bill 2833 and Bill 2168 of Senate to take no action to advance the proposed legislation. The bill as introduced would reduce the review and approval time for charter school applications […]

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House bill would overturn law limiting minor traffic stops – Royal Examiner

RICHMOND, Va. — Lawmakers last month killed legislation that would give localities the ability to ban the use of coal tar sealer, a product that environmental and health agencies say can negatively impact the aquatic and human life. A House of Delegates subcommittee voted 5-4 to table House Bill 949sponsored by Del. Kathy KL Tran, […]

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Brian O’Neill: Long-awaited House Bill 135 aims to keep Kentucky first responders in Kentucky

Across the state, employers large and small are facing challenges recruiting and retaining talent, including our fire and police departments. While many of us feel a call to be firefighters, we also care about the quality of life after our service. For years, Kentucky has lost quality first responders to neighboring states where they can […]

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Bill would require Florida high school students to take financial literacy classes

An internal bill (HB 1115) composed by Demi Busatta Cabrera it would require Florida high school students to take courses in financial literacy and money management in order to graduate past the PreK-12 Appropriation Committee Wednesday morning, receiving unanimous member support. If passed, the bill would require financial literacy standards to be implemented for high […]

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House Bill Gets Green Light Approving $23 Million for Kentucky State

Representative James Tipton, the bill’s lead sponsor, said that without the additional aid, the school “won’t be financially solvent” by the end of March. FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky State University would receive an immediate injection of $23 million from the state, under a bill advanced Tuesday, as lawmakers voiced support for the school struggling while […]

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Iowa House bill seeks to ensure only ‘truly eligible’ get benefits | Government and politics

DES MOINES — Legislation to ensure Iowans receiving public assistance are “truly eligible” was approved Tuesday by the House of Representatives Human Resources Committee of Democrats that said the cost of the bill would be greater than the savings. “There’s a lot of good stuff in this bill,” said Rep. Tom Jeneary, R-Le Mars, explaining […]

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Iowa House bill seeks to ensure only ‘truly eligible’ get benefits | News

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House bill aims to ensure only the ‘truly eligible’ get benefits

Public aid applicants would face identity and eligibility tests James Q. Lynch February 15, 2022 12:00, update: February 15, 2022 12:24 DES MOINES — Legislation to ensure Iowans receiving public assistance are “truly eligible” was approved Tuesday by the House of Representatives Human Resources Committee of Democrats that said the cost of the bill would […]

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Florida House bill to increase investment in electric vehicle charging is backed

A proposal to increase investment in electric vehicle charging stations began moving through the House on Tuesday, despite concerns that state regulators are being asked to set prices and work outside their jurisdiction. The House Tourism, Infrastructure, and Energy Subcommittee voted 13-3 to approve a bill (HB 737) that would direct the Florida Public Service […]

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Bill would require Florida public projects to use U.S.-made steel and iron

A House bill before the state administration and technology appropriations subcommittee seeks to mandate that Florida taxpayer-funded projects use steel and iron produced by companies in the United States, boosting the local economy while helping to support domestic manufacturing. House Bill 619 (HB 619), known as the “Buy American Bill”, is drafted to combat the […]

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A domestic bill funding semiconductor manufacturing could give a boost to tech companies pushing chip shortage concerns

(Drew Angerer via Getty Images) The House of Representatives recently passed the America COMPETES Act which aims to make the United States more competitive with other countries like China. It includes provisions of the CHIPS for America Act that would award $52 billion to semiconductor chipmakers in a bid to bring chip production back to […]

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House Bill seeks $23 million for the state of Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A key House committee on Tuesday advanced a measure calling for an immediate injection of $23 million into Kentucky State University to shore up the struggling school’s finances. What do you want to know House Bill 250 asks for $23 million to go immediately to Kentucky State University The bill was passed […]

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Indiana Senate Committee Reinstates Absentee Voting Standards in House Bill | News

An Indiana House bill that would further restrict absentee voting in Indiana was amended by the Senate Elections Committee on Monday to restore absentee voting to its current parameters. HB 1116 would have limited absentee voting by mail beyond Indiana limits by requiring voters to swear they could not vote during the entire in-person early […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Arizona House Bill Amendment 2711 Could Halt Short-Term Rentals In Sedona – Sedona.Biz

By Will Hamburg/Associate Broker/Investor Sedona AZ –A new amendment to Arizona House Bill 2711 could prevent investors from making short-term rentals in Sedona. Does Hamburg House Bill 2711 (HB2711), is a bill that was originally introduced by Rep. Becky Nutt, (R) and passed on Arizona House of Representatives in 2021. The bill proposes to impose […]

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Indiana Senate Committee Reinstates Absentee Voting Standards in House Bill | State News

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana House bill that would further restrict absentee voting in Indiana was amended by the Senate Elections Committee on Monday to restore absentee voting to its current parameters. HB 1116 would have limited absentee voting by mail beyond Indiana limits by requiring voters to swear they could not vote during the entire […]

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WA House bill would expand outdoor education statewide

OLYMPIA — For many Washingtonians, a week spent learning in the forest is a treasured memory in grade school. Outdoor education programs originated in Washington state, with the opening of an outdoor school near Ellensburg in 1939, according to Outdoor Schools Washingtonan organization founded in 2021 to work with state public education officials to increase […]

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Bill tracks foreign investment in US mergers

In a bid to bolster competition with China, U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan antitrust bill requiring disclosure of foreign investment in mergers. Its goal is to prevent China and other governments from taking control of American companies and assets through mergers. the Foreign Merger Subsidies Disclosure Act calls for transparency of companies merging […]

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Bill Analysis: House Bill 999 (LC 49 0739)

House Bill 999 relies on flawed measure to calculate state allocations to public schools Georgia cannot afford to ignore needs inside public schools in favor of exclusive private schools State lawmakers concerned about Georgia children should reject HB 999 and consider legislation like HB 10 that provided additional funding to students who need it most […]

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Bill seeks to prolong China’s higher education hangover

Last month, the Rules of Procedure Committee unveiled the America Competes Act, which promotes the production of semiconductors and stimulates national research funding. The bill is part of a larger effort to better position America to strategically compete with China in technology and other related sectors. This bill, as well as its counterpart in the […]

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Florence woman’s death inspires SC House bill | Local News

FLORENCECS – The death of Taylor McFadden Robinson inspired a member of the South Carolina General Assembly to draft a bill. State Rep. Cezar McKnight, a Democrat representing most of Williamsburg County, on Tuesday introduced a bill that would give magistrates the power to issue seven days ex parte protective orders. ex parte is a […]

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Internal bill removes green card cap for STEM PhDs and introduces start-up visa

Biden seeks Republican support, urges House and Senate to quickly resolve differences A new bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives to boost U.S. competitiveness with China includes a proposal to exempt STEM doctorate holders from caps on green cards or permanent residency. The America Competes Act passed 222-210, largely to party lines Friday, […]

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Lundstrom relaunches its hydrogen hub plan with new House bill | Legislature | New Mexico Legislative Session

Conservation groups are unhappy with the relaunch of a controversial bill to make New Mexico a hub for “blue hydrogen” production. State Rep. Patty Lundstrom, D-Gallup, who introduced the original hydrogen center legislation, House Bill 4, reintroduced the plan through a replacement measure, House Bill 227. Like HB 4 , it would offer tax incentives […]

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House bill would strengthen behavioral health workforce

Behavioral healthcare providers in Oregon can get state grants to recruit and retain employees thanks to a bill aimed at easing industry labor struggles. House Bill 4004, heard Thursday before the House Behavioral Health Committee, would provide grants to behavioral health care providers across Oregon. The measure is intended to provide short-term relief and prevent […]

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House Bill 126 needed to stop unnecessary costs for landlords

After receiving more than $6 billion in federal funding that includes little oversight, school districts are fighting tooth and nail to be able to continue to abuse options in the current law to extract even more taxpayer money from homeowners. Their aggressive tactics scare away investment in Ohio and can cause homeowners to pay taxes […]

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House bill would add one assistant to each first- and second-year class

Delegates are proposing a bill that would add more help to West Virginia’s first and second grade classrooms. Cody Thompson “I urge you to support this bill. This is a very good bill,” said Delegate Cody Thompson, D-Randolph. “Those young years when you’re in primary school, that’s where you build your foundation for education. Having […]

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AFL-CIO Strongly Supports US China Competition Bill and Chips | Investment News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. labor organization, said on Monday it strongly supports a U.S. House of Representatives bill aimed at improving competition with China, boosting semiconductor production in the United States and to reform key trade provisions. The trade federation representing 12.5 million workers said in a letter to lawmakers that […]

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AFL-CIO Strongly Supports U.S. House China Competition and Chips Bill

The flags of the United States and China fly from a lamp post in Chinatown in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – The largest U.S. labor organization said on Monday it strongly supports a House of Representatives bill to […]

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Internal Bill to “Modernize” FinCEN’s Special Measures Authorities Finance and Banking

United States: Internal bill to “modernize” FinCEN’s special measures authorities January 31, 2022 Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. the America COMPETES Act of 2022 (Full Name: “America Creating Opportunity for Manufacturing Preeminence in […]

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Congressman Files New Marijuana Banking Reform Amendment For Large-Scale Bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced at a press conference Friday that he intends to formally introduce his long-awaited bill to legalize marijuana federally. in April. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), who also spoke, discussed the progress of his separate legalization bill. The two top lawmakers detailed their efforts to end the […]

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House Bill Would Eliminate State Income Tax: Vicksburg State Lawmakers Respond – The Vicksburg Post

A bill pending in the Mississippi Senate could make Mississippi the 10th state with no income tax by 2034. According to the financial website Investopedia, eight states, Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wyoming currently do not levy any income tax. New Hampshire does not tax wages earned, but dividends and interest. […]

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What is the purpose of Ohio House Bill 126?

If you are a business owner or owner, chances are that buying that property will be one of your fondest memories. Whether it’s your first home or the location of your body shop or insurance business, the thrill and excitement of owning your property and the optimism you’ve had for creating new memories or building […]

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Governor Wolf celebrates bipartisan House Bill 253, allocating $225 million to support healthcare workers

Health, Press release Governor Tom Wolf was joined today by Democratic and Republican legislative members to celebrate House Bill 253, which earmarks $225 million to support Pennsylvania’s heroic healthcare workers. “Three weeks ago, my administration convened a task force comprising all four caucuses to identify immediate investments to support health care workers overburdened by staffing […]

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House Bill Funds CHIPS Act, emphasizes R&D

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Efforts to revive U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and strengthen tech supply chains advanced this week with the introduction of a catch-all bill that funds “spike production” of chips made in the United States while investing in large-scale technology R&D. the America COMPETES Act of 2022 introduced […]

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Some House Bill 6 supporters are still in charge of PUCO nominations: Capitol Letter

Dress advice: About 18 months after the House Bill 6 scandal broke, more than a third of the board responsible for selecting candidates for Ohio’s Public Utilities Commission is made up of men who supported, lobbied or even co-sponsored the infamous energy law. As Jeremy Pelzer reports, that includes Chairman Mike Koren, who helped FirstEnergy […]

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U.S. House China Competitiveness and Chip Investment Bill Coming Soon – Pelosi

WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives will soon introduce a bill aimed at increasing U.S. competitiveness with China and boosting federal spending on semiconductors, the U.S. said on Friday. President Nancy Pelosi as the Biden administration seeks to boost domestic chip production. “The House will introduce its competitiveness bill soon,” she […]

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House Bill 126 needed to stop unnecessary costs for landlords | Columns

If you’re a business owner or owner, chances are that buying that property will be one of your fondest memories. Whether it’s your first home or the location of your body shop or insurance business, the thrill and excitement of owning your property and the optimism you’ve had for creating new memories or building a […]

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Iowa House bill seeks to address labor shortage in state

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa House of Representatives held a brief session Tuesday morning before taking a break to await the governor’s state-of-the-state address. But before the holidays, lawmakers approved the tabling of several bills. House File 2013, otherwise known as the “Growing Our Workforce Investment Now Act” or “Go Win Act”, is the […]

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House Bill Comes Close to Removing Firearms Licensing Requirements for Many Hoosiers – WTTV CBS4Indy

Local doctor warns parents to prepare for virtual learning as COVID cases continue to rise CBS4 News / 4 hours ago Video Children’s museum hosts free flu and COVID vaccine clinic CBS4 News / 6 hours ago Video ‘Now is the time to prepare’: Indiana State Police share what to have in your car as […]

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Family Matters: House Bill Would Require SEC Registration for Certain Family Offices

Last summer, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) introduced a bill HR 4620 limit the exemption from registration requirements applicable to certain family offices under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the “Advisors Act”). If the bill becomes law, among other things, a family office with $750,000,000 or more in assets under management will no longer be […]

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Local Family Witness Signing of Loved One Bill at White House | Local

After a tragedy just over two years ago, the Bomba de Tioga family found themselves in an unexpected place last month. “We went to the White House on November 18,” said Angela Bomba, a substitute teacher at RB Walter Elementary School. “The day before, we were called and invited. It was kind of last minute, […]

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House bill seeks to protect supply chain from adversaries

Homepage ” News ” House bill seeks to protect supply chain from adversaries © Shutterstock A group of lawmakers have introduced a measure they say aims to protect the domestic supply chain from foreign adversaries, including China and Russia. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Victoria Spartz (R-IN) introduced […]

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De Lima urges Senate to defeat House bill to obtain Bicol Light franchise – Manila bulletin

Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Wednesday urged the Senate to reject the move to grant a franchise to Bicol Light and Power Corp. (Bicol Light). De Lima said granting the franchise to Bicol Light would be counterproductive, especially for voters in Iriga town and the towns of Baao, Balatan, Bato, Buhi, Bula and Nabua […]

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Hicksville School Board discusses House Bill | Local education

HICKSVILLE – Discussion of the recent Ohio House Bill 290 regarding school funding formed the first part of Monday’s meeting of the Hicksville Exempt Village Schools Education Council, as the council held its last meeting of 2021. Treasurer / CFO Mike Ruen presented a resolution to the Board of Trustees expressing his opposition to passing […]

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American house bill includes free pre-K for kids in Texas

A spending plan program adopted by the US House includes a free Pre-K for all 3- and 4-year-olds in Texas. MAX FAULKNER Star-Telegram Archives WASHINGTON Congress envisioned changes that would dramatically alter early childhood education in Texas by giving all 3 and 4 year olds free access to preschool. The program is part of a […]

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Indiana House Opposes House Bill 1001

Their main objection is a provision that would require companies to pay for COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated employees. Photo Shutterstock. INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has some objections to House Bill 1001 The bill, co-drafted by state Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg), would allow Gov. Eric Holcomb’s state public health emergency to expire by […]

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Managers applaud renewable energy subsidy provisions in House bill

One feature of the nearly $ 2 trillion Build Back Better bill that infrastructure managers highly appreciate is its tax subsidy provisions for renewable energy. Reuben Munger, Boulder, Colo.-Based managing partner of $ 2.5 billion infrastructure manager Vision Ridge Partners LLC, said this aspect of the Build Back Better bill – included in the version […]

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What Ohio Companies Are Saying About Passing Bill 218, Mandatory Vaccine Ban

Ohio is one of the most regulated states in the country. These regulations were set for Ohio businesses by our government, and if overdone, they prevent businesses from making the decisions necessary for their organizations to be successful – and too much regulation stunts economic growth and competitiveness. Our legislative leaders at the Statehouse are […]

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U.S. bill aims to spur nuclear innovation

Posted on December 13, 2021 by Kim Riley © Shutterstock Legislation recently introduced in the United States House of Representatives would accelerate innovation and increase private sector investment in advanced nuclear reactor technologies. Under a bipartisan bill introduced on December 7 by U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) could no longer […]

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Pa. House Bill aims to turn student project into ‘soft’ statewide recognition

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — House Bill 2150 would add Hershey’s Kisses to Pennsylvania’s list of state symbols as a state candy — a delicious addition that would recognize a Midstate-based favorite, according to a news release. The idea for the bill came from students in the Council Rock School District in Bucks County. A class […]

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House bill is a game-changer for Texas families

Congress is poised to improve the lives of children and parents in San Antonio and across Texas. The “Build Back Better” budget reconciliation package – which was passed by the US House and is now in the Senate – is a game-changer. It dramatically improves access to affordable health care, reaches families who need affordable, […]

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A bill would hurt long-term economic growth

TThe Senate will soon consider the multibillion-dollar “Build Back Better” tax and spending bill passed by the House in a narrow partisan vote. The largest peacetime tax and spending increase in our history, the bill would cause serious long-term damage to the US economy. It would spend $ 2.4 trillion on a host of temporary […]

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Bill makes child tax credit fully refundable, a boon for low-income earners

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Speaks at a press conference, with House Democratic leaders, after the House passed the Build Back Better law on November 19, 2021. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images News | Getty Images The House of Representatives passed legislation on Friday that would make the child tax credit fully refundable on a […]

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House Bill calls for record spending to slow climate change

(Bloomberg) – The spending bill that House Democrats passed on Friday and sent to the Senate calls for the largest investment ever in the fight against climate change: $ 555 billion in energy clean, electric vehicles and resilience to global warming. The White House said the bill, which faces an uncertain fate in the Senate, […]

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Internal bill could threaten to shut down Pennsylvania community bail funds

A bill passed by the Pennsylvania House this week could change how community bail funds work and could force some of them to close. It would require anyone posting bail for more than three people in the course of 30 days to be a licensed professional surety. Most bail funds operate as non-profit organizations that […]

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Capito attends the signing of the White House Bill of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.), a senior member of the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works (EPW), today joined President Joe Biden in the White House as he signed the Law on investment in infrastructure and employment, which the Senate passed this summer and the House passed earlier this […]

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New House bill targets backdoor and mega-Roth strategies

Additionally, the bill would ban additional contributions to a Roth or traditional IRA for a tax year if the total value of an individual’s IRA and defined contribution retirement accounts exceeds $ 10 million. . The contribution limit would apply to single taxpayers with taxable income greater than $ 400,000, married taxpayers filing jointly with […]

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Statement by Representative Sherrill on the White House Bill Signing of the bipartite law on infrastructure investment and jobs

Statement by Representative Sherrill on the White House Bill Signing of the bipartite law on infrastructure investment and jobs Washington DC – Today Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement after attending the White House Bill signing ceremony for the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act : “Today the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs […]

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AG Knudsen on Mandate of Vaccines – Exceptions to Bill 702

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen was a popular Talk Back guest on Friday as KGVO phone lines were blocked even before his visit began. Knudsen said the vaccination mandate proposed by President Joe Biden will be enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). “People don’t like these health care decisions being forced on […]

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Vargas Says Help for Winnekenni Improvements, Violence Prevention and Home Feeding Bill

Residents of Haverhill are expected to benefit from hundreds of thousands of federal pandemic aid and state surpluses for local use. State Representative Andy X. Vargas said the $ 3.82 billion House approved fills disparities made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill, which has yet to be reconciled with a Senate version, aims to […]

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Mega-IRA tax changes resurface in House bill

House Democrats are reviving changes to individual retirement accounts containing millions of dollars as lawmakers seek to finalize taxes on the rich to fund President Joe Biden’s agenda. Changes included in a House bill released on Wednesday limit tax-advantaged accounts and give the Internal Revenue Service more control over them. The legislation, which House leaders […]

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A new internal bill authorizes self-service alcohol in certain companies

A new bill allows businesses licensed to sell alcohol to let customers pour beer and wine themselves through automated machines. House Bill 2380 allows customers to pour their own drinks. Customers must first prove that they are at least 21 years old to purchase alcohol and use the machines. Machines will automatically pause service after […]

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A better plan to build back better? Updated House bill continues to include substantial clean energy tax proposals

Following the White House’s release of an updated framework for the Build Back Better plan on October 28, 2021, the House released a revised budget reconciliation bill totaling $ 1.75 trillion. The updated framework and draft law include substantial tax provisions for the energy sector. The full text of the bill and a section-by-section summary […]

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House Bill 1001 stalls in special session

Monday, CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – The Senate Appropriations Committee has taken public comments from business and medical industry leaders. These leaders were concerned about the loss of federal funding, going against the government. As a result, they voted to remove some of the language from HB 1001, which could potentially bring these companies […]

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House Bill maintains immigration measures for highly skilled immigrants

The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, DC on January 22, 2018 (MANDEL NGAN / AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Employed immigrants could be granted permanent residence years, if not decades, earlier under the legislative provisions included in a reconciliation bill slated for a vote in the House. In September, the House […]

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NC House Bill 890: Liquor Reform Measures

Any elevation of spirit is welcome in the time of COVID. As attorneys representing breweries, wineries, distilleries, retailers, and countless other businesses working in North Carolina’s hospitality industry, we have witnessed the industry’s struggles first hand. during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve also seen our distillers, in particular, face the hurdles associated with North Carolina’s historic […]

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Substitute House Bill 227 would allow Ohioans to carry guns without a license

(WKBN) — The Ohio House committee passed Substitute House Bill 227. If it became law, it would allow Ohioans to carry a gun without a license. It would also change the law so that drivers are not required to tell officers if they have a gun unless they are asked directly. Youngstown police report finding […]

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Bill would extend social security and increase payroll taxes

A key House lawmaker introduced legislation that would increase social security benefits for various beneficiaries and make other reforms to the system, including increased payroll taxes. Noting that benefits have not been improved for over 50 years, Representative John Larson (D-CT), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, introduced the legislation, Social […]