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Michigan Adopts New Incentive Tool For Economic Development
A new tax incentive program targeting large job providers passed the Michigan legislature last week with bi-partisan support, and is expected to be signed soon by Governor Rick Snyder...
United States
25 Jul 2017
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House Committees Reveal Draft Of Bill To Modify And Repeal Portions Of The Affordable Care Act
On Monday, two House committees with oversight over health care and taxation, Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, released draft reconciliation bills designed to repeal...
United States
17 Mar 2017
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Chairman Goodlatte Outlines Sweeping Agenda For House Judiciary Committee
Chairman Goodlatte stressed the importance of reforming the nation's rules and rulemaking, particularly for small businesses.
United States
6 Mar 2017
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Trump Transition: What Lies Ahead For Tax, Health Care, Environment And Energy
Politically, 2016 is a year few of us will soon forget — and 2017 could be just as memorable, as the focus shifts from the campaign trail to Capitol Hill. With Congress adjourned...
United States
22 Dec 2016
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Brexit - What, When And Why?
Assuming that the UK does not suddenly wake up from what has becomingly widely viewed as a very bad dream, the near term problem/challenge in the UK and in the EU as a whole is uncertainty.
United States
21 Nov 2016
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The SEC’s Municipal Advisor Rule Will Prompt New Practices For Market Participants
A new rule will take effect on July 1, 2014 that regulates persons and firms that provide advice to municipal issuers and obligated parties regarding municipal financial products or the issuance of municipal securities
United States
19 Feb 2014
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Judges Sharply Question SEC On Conflict Minerals Rule
Shortly after the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted its conflict minerals disclosure rule in August 2012, a coalition of business interests filed suit to challenge the SEC’s rule as unduly burdensome.
United States
13 Jan 2014
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With A Year To Go, Is Obamacare Taking Shape To Favor Expansive - And Expensive - Coverage?
What the IRS has thus shown is that it wants to impede strategies to avoid qualifying as a large employer.
United States
18 Jan 2013
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Critical Materials A Post-Election Priority For Obama Administration, OSTP
The OSTP has provided updated information noting two efforts by the Obama administration related to materials.
United States
18 Jan 2013
10
Recent Suspension Of Sales Of SLGS Securities By Federal Government — Consequences For Corporate Trustees
On May 2, 2011, the United States Treasury Department announced that it was suspending, on May 6 until further notice, the issuance of U.S. Treasury State and Local Government Series (SLGS) securities.
United States
3 Jun 2011
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Around The State
Governor Rick Scott rejects federal high-speed rail funds; Senate President Mike Haridopolos offers support while a coalition of senators protests.
United States
22 Feb 2011
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Rule 15C2-12: Approved Amendments Effective December 1, 2010
On May 26, 2010, the SEC approved amendments to its Rule 15c2-12.
United States
29 Jun 2010
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Florida Government and Politics Weekly Update (Week of May 31, 2010)
On May 28, 2010, Gov. Crist signed HB 5001, the general appropriations act for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2010. He used his veto power to deny approval to $371 million in budget line items, concentrating on projects of local interest to Senate Ways and Means Chair JD Alexander (R-Lake Wales) and House Full Appropriations Chair David Rivera (R-Miami), who is running for election to the 25th Congressional District seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart.
United States
7 Jun 2010
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Florida Government And Politics Weekly Update (Week Of February 22, 2010)
Former House Speaker Ray Sansom (R-Destin) resigned from the Florida Legislature on February 21, 2010, less than 24 hours before the House Select Committee on Standards of Official Conduct was scheduled to begin its adjudicatory hearing on ethics complaints against him.
United States
2 Mar 2010
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MSRB: Dealers Must Report Bond Ballot Campaign Contributions Under MSRB Rule G-37
On January 22, 2010, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) published MSRB Notice 2010-01 (Notice), advising the public that the SEC approved amendments to Rule G-37, on political contributions to be made by brokers, dealers, and municipal securities dealers (collectively, dealers) and resulting prohibitions on municipal securities business, and Rule G-8, on books and records.
United States
23 Feb 2010
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Florida Government And Politics Weekly Update (Week Of December 7, 2009)
The Florida Legislature convened in special session on December 3, 2009 to address passenger rail issues.
United States
9 Dec 2009
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Midwestern Disaster Area Bonds Now Available For Business Projects In The State Of Wisconsin
Governor Jim Doyle has made the needed designations for the first issuance of Midwestern disaster area bonds in the state, which is expected to occur in mid-December 2009.
United States
4 Dec 2009
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Recent SEC Rule Changes And Implications For Municipal Bond Issuers And Borrowers
On July 15, 2009, the SEC approved proposed amendments to its Rule 15c2-12 (Rule). The SEC has proposed that these amendments, in their final form following public comment, will become effective the third month following the approval of the final changes to the Rule.
United States
2 Sep 2009
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Florida Government And Politics Weekly Update (Week Of August 17, 2009)
On August 14, 2009, Gov. Charlie Crist asked three prominent Republicans to submit an application for appointment to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy created by the resignation of Sen. Mel Martinez.
United States
18 Aug 2009
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President´s FY 2010 FDA Budget Proposes Food Industry User Fees
President Barack H. Obama's recently released Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 budget for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposes historic spending for the agency of more than $3 billion, an increase of more than $500 million over FY 2009 spending.
United States
1 Jun 2009
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