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U.S Senate Committee Chairman Pat Roberts Supports CFTC Actions on EU Equivalence Agreement

CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo received a letter today from U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking member Debbie Stabenow supporting CFTC commitment to equivalence agreement with the European Commission (EC), and pledge support for … Continue reading

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California Senate to Hear EFF’s License Plate Cover Bill

EFF – “Across the country, private companies are deploying vehicles mounted with automated license plate readers (ALPRs) to drive up and down streets to document the travel patterns of everyday drivers. These systems take photos of every license plate they … Continue reading

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Remarks by President Trump and Vice President Pence in a Meeting on Immigration with Republican Members of the Senate

President Trump and Vice President Pence today issued a statement on potential immigration legislation. The bottom line from the White House: "[O]ur position has been clear and very clear from the beginning. Any legislation on DACA must secure the border… … Continue reading

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Senate Bill Seeks to Provide “Floor” for Cybersecurity Operational Standards for Internet-Connected Devices Purchased by Federal Agencies

A recent bill introduced by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is attempting to place heightened security standards on all Internet of Things (IoT) devices procured by any federal agency. Should the legislation be enacted, the expectations it sets forth regarding the … Continue reading

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Even Likeable Sexual Harassers Don’t Belong in the Senate

A typical reaction to sexual harassment is to diminish and trivialize the behavior when the perpetrator is someone we value and the victim(s) does not sufficiently resemble the Virgin Mary. Sen. Al Franken, D-MN, is being urged to reconsider his … Continue reading

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