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Ohio House of Representatives Votes to Repeal Tampon Tax

Ohio Senate (image from http://www.ohiosenate.gov) Today the Ohio House of Representatives voted 84-1 to eliminate the state sales tax on menstrual hygiene products.  House Bill 545, a larger tax bill, had significant bipartisan support. The bill included the exemption for … Continue reading

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ABA policy in action: Louisiana votes to require unanimous juries in felony cases

The bells of freedom are ringing in Louisiana. Yesterday, the citizens of Louisiana voted to end the practice of non-unanimous juries in felony cases. Amendment 2 requires a unanimous verdict of a 12-member jury for felony convictions. Current law allows … Continue reading

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In Landmark Vote, California Legislature Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

On Friday August 31, the California Senate gave final approval to Senator Scott Wiener and Sen. Kevin De León’s SB 822, which would adopt net neutrality protections for California. The bill now heads to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature … Continue reading

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Murdoch and Iger to Skip Fox and Disney Shareholder Votes

21st Century Fox and Disney shareholders will meet on Friday to vote on a merger agreement. But the men who struck the deal will send lieutenants in their place. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Key House Committee Votes To Advance Employer Mandate, HSA & Other Health Choice Reforms This Week; Prepares For Health Care Fraud Hearings Next Week

After holding hearings on health savings account reforms and passing a flurry of health care reform bills intended to give employers relief from two key Obamacare mandates, to allow Obamacare subsidy-eligible Americans the choice to use the subsidies to purchase … Continue reading

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