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Lawmakers urge SEC to retool Reg BI

By Anne Sherry, J.D. The ranking members of four House and Senate committees are leading a call for the SEC to revise Regulation Best Interest, asserting that the proposed rule does not quite satisfy the agency’s Congressional mandate and that … Continue reading

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State Lawmakers: Medical Marijuana Should Get a Pass in Schools

It seems parents and schools are finally giving more thought to children and the ailments that can be treated with medical marijuana. Delaware News Journal reported an increasing number of parents are turning to cannabis for their children with especially … Continue reading

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Sen. Warren’s anti-corruption bill would restore ALJs to competitive service, codify Chevron, curb lawmakers’ and lobbyists’ activities

By Mark S. Nelson, J.D. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) said she will introduce a wide-ranging anti-corruption bill aimed at curbing perceived abuses within the three constituent branches of the federal government and among those who lobby the federal government. The … Continue reading

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California lawmakers set up independent panel to handle sexual harassment complaints

Recent high-profile sexual harassment cases in the state Capitol have led the California legislature to modify its policies and re-examine the way misconduct complaints are handled. On June 25, a panel of lawmakers approved a new policy that involves setting … Continue reading

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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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