Gov. Brown signs PERS reform bill

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill to reduce costs public employers pay into the state Public Employees Retirement System Tuesday. "The Governor expected significant action to stabilize PERS rates this session under a model of shared responsibi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

Oregon House passes PERS reform bill after last-minute scramble by Kotek

Oregon's House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill that reforms PERS, the state's pension system for public employees. The vote was not without drama. Senate Bill 1049 failed on a 29 to 31 initial vote late Thursday afternoon. Nine Democr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2019

New oil regulations become law after Colorado governor signs sweeping reform bill

Public health and the environment became the top priority for regulating the oil and gas industry in Colorado, and local governments gain unprecedented say-so about drilling under legislation Gov. Jared Polis signed into law Tuesday. The bill-sign.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Bevin signs pension-reform bill; AG Beshear to "take action"

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has signed the controversial pension-reform bill. The bill, passed last month in a surprise move, prompted protests in Frankfort and "sick outs" at school districts across the state. As Louisville Business First news partne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

Illegal Immigrant Students Now Allowed On California College Boards

Authored by Grace Gottschling via Campus Reform, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that allows illegal immigrant students to hold elected positions on California co.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 5th, 2018

Governor Brown signs bill giving tenants more time to stave off eviction

California tenants will have more days to pay rent or respond to eviction lawsuits, according to a bill Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Wednesday. State law maintains that tenants have three days to comply with lease terms or pay rent, and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2018

California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill for Carbon-Free Power by 2045 - Bloomberg

BloombergCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill for Carbon-Free Power by 2045BloombergCalifornia Governor.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 10th, 2018

Gov. Brown signs bill that mandates 100% clean energy in California by 2045

The newly minted Salesforce Tower ascends well above the San Francisco cityscape. Also sky-high are the clean energy plans of its anchor tenant, the software giant for which the LEED-certified office tower is named. Late last month, San Francisco-based .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018

The Latest: California governor signs net neutrality bill

The Latest on bills considered by California Gov. Jerry Brown (all times local): 5:15 p.m. California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed the nation's toughest net neutrality measure that requires internet providers to maintain a level playing field online......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 30th, 2018

Gov. Baker signs paid family leave delay

This article first appeared on Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Thursday to delay collection of the Paid Family and Medical Leave tax by three months. The bill also sets aside $3.5 million to fund the new Department of Fam.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Oregon Senate passes 60-day notice bill for drug price hikes

A bill requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to give a 60-day notice of planned price increases for certain prescription drugs is heading to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. House Bill 2658 passed the Oregon Senate on a unanimous vote, with fou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Aldermen eye lobbyist reform after report on potential conflict

Legislation to be introduced Friday to the St. Louis Board of Aldermen would prohibit any lobbyist working for the government from having outside clients. The bill, from Alderwoman Megan Green and also sponsored by Alderwoman Sharon Tyus, comes aft.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2019

Republican Governor Signs Bill Protecting Abortion Rights

Gov. Phil Scott has signed a bill into law that protects a woman's access to abortion services. Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s ac.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 11th, 2019

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster-aid bill

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2019

Cuomo signs bill ending ban on gravity knives

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that ends the legal ban on so-called gravity knives, a term used to describe folding knives with locking blades that can be opened with a flick of the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

Gov. Kate Brown proposes keeping $500 million of expected $1.4 billion kicker

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday proposed retaining $500 million of the expected $1.4 billion kicker tax rebate. Brown proposed spending $250 million of the money to pay down some of the estimated $27 billion deficit of PERS, the pension fund for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2019

Five Things for Tuesday, including solar restrictions and PERS reform

Today is Tuesday but it feels like Monday if you had a long Memorial Day weekend. Since a short week is ahead, let's jump into a post-weekend Five Things. Solar limits Developers of solar power have fewer acres where they can site commercial solar ins.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2019

No Need to Wait Until 2020 for Useful Health Reform

A bipartisan Senate bill proposes practical reforms that could make it easier and less costly for Americans to get drugs and treatment......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 28th, 2019

Commercial waste bill"s debut next week has businesses worried

After years of debate over the best way to reform commercial garbage collection, haulers and the businesses they serve may be in for a surprise. Legislation appears to be headed to the City Council... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Legislative committee passes cap and trade bill

Democrats advanced cap and trade out of its originating committee on Friday, moving Oregon a step closer to adopting what would be the nation’s second economywide carbon pricing scheme, after California. House Bill 2020, backed by Gov. Kate Brown,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

Gov. Kate Brown signs $1 billion business tax package

Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday signed a historic piece of legislation that is projected to generate $1 billion a year in new revenue for pre-K-12 public education. The legislation creates a 0.57 percent tax on Oregon gross receipts above $1 million. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019