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NYS Assembly Speaker Heastie announces leadership positions and committee chairs for 2019 Legislative Session

NYS Assembly Speaker Heastie announces leadership positions and committee chairs for 2019 Legislative SessionSource: NYS Assembly Press Office ReleaseSpeaker Carl E. HeastieMajority Leader Crystal D. Peoples-StokesChair, Ways and Means Helene E. WeinsteinDeputy Speaker Catherine NolanAssistant Speaker Félix W. OrtizSpeaker Pro … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the 2019 Legislative Session

  It appears that politicians are gearing up to address health care in the upcoming legislative session:   Texas has both the largest number (4.7 million) and highest percentage (19 percent) of uninsured residents under age 65 in the country, … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Insurance Announces New Legislative Priorities

The Texas Department of Insurance (“TDI”) has released its 2018 Biennial Report to the 86th Texas Legislature.  Every two years and pursuant to Texas Insurance Code section 32.022, TDI releases a report on insurance areas that the Department has identified … Continue reading

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Texas Legislative Update: New Law Allows Nondisclosures of Certain Misdemeanor Convictions

Texas HB 3016 amends the Texas Government Code and now allows certain nonviolent misdemeanors to be eligible for a nondisclosure. When certain conditions are satisfied, the new law allows for some individuals convicted of a DWI to receive a nondisclosure. … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress

Every CRS Report – Introduction to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress, November 15, 2018. “This report introduces the main steps through which a bill (or other item of business) may travel in the legislative process—from introduction to committee … Continue reading

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