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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act Passes Senate

From Senator Susan Collins: Today, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ranking Member Bob Casey (D-PA) celebrated the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (S. 1091), which would create a federal… … Continue reading

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Georgia Passes New Nexus Law

Online sales continue to have a negative impact on state and local tax revenue, and Georgia is the latest state to take action. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal recently signed House Bill 61 legislation, which is an economic nexus law on … Continue reading

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Senate Passes Long-Shot Net Neutrality Measure to House

On Wednesday, Senate Democrats, joined by three of their Republican colleagues, pushed through a measure intended to restore Obama-era rules on net neutrality. While the effort seems doomed to eventual failure, liberals in the House have already taken up the … Continue reading

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“Time’s Up” Legislation Passes Judiciary Committee; Will It Pass the Senate?

Earlier this week, the Judiciary Committee (by a 25-16 vote) approved of Senate Bill 132, being labelled by it’s proponents as the “Time’s Up” bill but covers both harassment and discrimination cases. I covered an announcement of this a while … Continue reading

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Congress Passes Law Prohibiting Sharing of Employee Tips with the Company

(Click here for printable PDF) In a political climate where gridlock has prevented the passage of any major employment laws by the United States Congress, the recent federal budget deal gave us a rare exception.  As a result of a … Continue reading

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