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California Lawmakers Schedule Update Next Week on the State's $3 Billion Stem Cell Agency

The parents of this child will be testifying next week at a state legislative hearingFor the first time in many years, a California state legislative committee is going to take a look at the state's $3 billion, 13-year-old stem cell … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers, Advocates, & Lawmakers Celebrate National Whistleblower Day on Capitol Hill

Yesterday, the country celebrated National Whistleblower Day. The day celebrates whistleblowers’ contributions to democracy, and commemorates the Founding Fathers’ unanimous passage of the first U.S. whistleblower law on July 30, 1778. The National Whistleblower Center hosted its annual National Whistleblower Day celebration … Continue reading

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COPPA Revisited: The Do Not Track Kids Act of 2018 Provides a Glimpse into What Lawmakers Could Do to Ground Services with Large Teen Customer Bases

In enacting the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, Congress determined that the safeguards built into the statute should apply only to children under 13. It sought to focus the restrictions on collection and use of personal information on younger children … Continue reading

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Press Conference Tuesday: EFF and Open Internet Advocates Will Urge California Lawmakers to Defend Net Neutrality for Californians

S.B. 822 Will Protect California Internet Users From Blocking, Throttling, and Data Discrimination by ISPsSacramento, California—On Tuesday, May 29, at 11:30 am, EFF Legislative Counsel Ernesto Falcon will urge state senators to pass a bill that would protect net neutrality … Continue reading

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Lawmakers May Vote on Making Key Provisions of the TCJA Permanent

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed by Congress in December 2017, made several significant changes to federal taxes, both for individuals and businesses. However, many changes are set to expire over the next eight years, including full expensing … Continue reading

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