Federal and State Legislation All the latest releases pertaining to matters of federal and state legislation, including proposed, pending, and passed bills. Find responses to legislation decisions from concern advocacy groups, lobbies, and industry representatives, and stories regarding campaigns and initiatives aimed at encouraging or preventing proposed legislation. Also included are related opinion poll and survey results.

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07:00 ET Petri Plumbing & Heating encourages New Yorkers to prepare for new mandatory gas inspections starting in 2020

Petri Plumbing & Heating, Inc., a family-owned home service company serving Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than 100 years, reminds New York...


Nov 08, 2019, 13:23 ET Speaker Gingrich Announces Support for Job Creators Network Foundation's "Healthcare for You" Reform Framework

The Job Creators Network Foundation (JCNF)'s healthcare reform framework "Healthcare for You" continues to build momentum, with former House Speaker...


Nov 08, 2019, 10:32 ET Attorney Carolyn Lee Comments on EB-5 Bill (S. 2778) -- Overview of Changes Transforming the Entire EB-5 Industry

Senator Mike Rounds (R-ND), Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Senator John Cornyn (R-Tx) introduced a comprehensive EB-5 bill on 11/5/2019 marked...


Nov 07, 2019, 15:30 ET ImagiNE Nebraska Act Promises Growth

Nebraska legislators, economic developers, community leaders, and chambers of commerce executives rallied today in support of ImagiNE Nebraska...


Nov 07, 2019, 14:23 ET California Surprise Billing Law Overwhelmingly Favors Insurers, Limits Patient Access to Care

Recent studies from California and New York demonstrate the real impact and potentially unintended consequences of proposals meant to protect...


Nov 07, 2019, 10:08 ET Multi-Stakeholder Coalition Announces Strategic Partnership To Advance Goal Of Affordable Health Care In The U.S.

Today, the National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC), an alliance of national health care provider, purchaser, labor, payer and consumer...


Nov 06, 2019, 14:58 ET Rancho Palos Verdes Voters Defeat Measure B

Terranea Resort said today that it would continue to defend its associates against the predatory tactics of UniteHere Local 11 after Rancho Palos...


Nov 06, 2019, 11:51 ET Voters invest in Rochester Community Schools

Voters residing within the boundaries of Rochester Community Schools overwhelmingly elected to approve a building and site sinking fund. This...


Nov 06, 2019, 10:16 ET Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Celebrates Electoral Victory with Statewide and Local Wins

All elections matter. While so many pundits and papers focus on the 2020 election cycle, thousands of local and statewide officials were elected to...


Nov 06, 2019, 09:44 ET Legal-Bay Settlement Funding Announces Extended Filing Deadline For Victims Of Sexual Abuse

Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Pre Settlement Funding Company, reports a win for the victims of child sexual abuse at the hands of clergy members. After...


Nov 05, 2019, 16:51 ET Beautycounter - the leader in clean beauty - endorses the Natural Cosmetics Act

Counter Brands, LLC. – parent company of Beautycounter, the leader in safer skin care and cleaner cosmetics, today announced it will endorse the...


Nov 05, 2019, 14:13 ET USDA Rules Deliver Clarity for Farmers and Hemp Industry

On October 29th the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the establishment of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program as mandated by the 2018...


Nov 01, 2019, 18:22 ET Center for Lyme Action Applauds Senate Health Committee Advancing TICK Act

The Center for Lyme Action today applauded the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for advancing critical legislation to...


Nov 01, 2019, 10:51 ET Marketplace Parity and Fair Competition Stressed at Pennsylvania Aviation Conference

Customers who rent vehicles in Pennsylvania are best served by marketplace parity and common-sense rules that treat all service providers the same,...


Oct 31, 2019, 23:58 ET Locally Grown Government is the real "New Deal" for America

Unsustainable debt. Civil debate replaced by shrill emotional attacks. Citizens losing faith in government. America's problems are clear, but the...


Oct 31, 2019, 17:18 ET Michigan Chamber of Commerce Commends Ruling Clearing Way For Line 5 Tunnel Project

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to a ruling today by Michigan Court of Claims Judge Michael J. Kelly...


Oct 31, 2019, 17:05 ET Royal Oak For Sale To Highest Bidder

Royal Oak's Mayor and Commission Majority are under fire as residents express outrage over the City's awarding of numerous no-bid city contracts,...


Oct 30, 2019, 18:14 ET Teamsters Applaud Passage Of Landmark Legislation To Reform NYC's Private Carting Industry

The New York City Council today passed landmark legislation to reform the city's private carting industry. For the past six years, the Teamsters...


Oct 30, 2019, 16:30 ET BPTF Testifies Before House Committee on Energy & Commerce About the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Edward Price, President and CEO, SEQENS N.A. and a member of SOCMA's Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force, today called for reasonable regulations and...


Oct 30, 2019, 10:00 ET Organic Valley Farmer and Board Member to Testify Before Congress

Oregon organic dairy farmer and Organic Valley board member Steve Pierson will testify in front of Congress about the state of organic agriculture...


Oct 29, 2019, 15:53 ET Coalition of Rideshare & Delivery Drivers, Allies Launch Ballot Measure to Protect Right to Flexible Work as Independent Contractors for App-Based, On-Demand Drivers

A coalition of drivers, business and community leaders today announced a new statewide ballot measure aimed for the November 2020 ballot that would...


Oct 28, 2019, 17:38 ET Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg to Testify Before U.S. Congress

Boeing [NYSE: BA] President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg will testify tomorrow, October 29, before the U.S. Senate Committee on...


Oct 28, 2019, 10:28 ET Petition to Officially Designate Oct. 28 as National First Responders Day

Today All Clear Foundation, a nonpartisan, 501(c)3 non-profit supporting First Responders, launched an online petition to support the creation of a...


Oct 28, 2019, 10:19 ET Mayors, Police Chiefs Send Letter to Senate Leaders Urging Background Check Legislation

Today, on behalf of the nation's mayors and the police chiefs of major cities across America, the Presidents of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and...


Oct 28, 2019, 09:00 ET New Drivers in NY Can Soon Get Their Pre-Licensing Course Completed Online

Defensive Driving by IMPROV just announced that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law Senate Bill 3965-A. This bill, unanimously passed...