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Lawmakers vote to exempt nursing moms from jury duty

Lawmakers…; in New York have voted to exempt nursing mothers from jury duty. The Senate and Assembly this week both passed legislation which would permit women to delay up to two years if they are... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Target wins more mama love for breastfeeding policy: 'Nurse wherever and whenever you like'

A photo from a Texas Target store has gone viral for supporting breastfeeding moms. Plus nursing rooms a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday12 hr. 23 min. ago

Cabán raises more than $233,000 in final weeks of Queens DA race

E-scooters and e-bikes may finally pedal into New York. State lawmakers have reportedly reached a deal on a bill that would lift a ban on the throttle-based scooters and bikes in the state. A vote... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork16 hr. 8 min. ago

Supporters optimistic in last-minute push for recreational marijuana

E-scooters and e-bikes may finally pedal into New York. State lawmakers have reportedly reached a deal on a bill that would lift a ban on the throttle-based scooters and bikes in the state. A vote... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork16 hr. 8 min. ago

State passes bills to combat sexual harassment

E-scooters and e-bikes may finally pedal into New York. State lawmakers have reportedly reached a deal on a bill that would lift a ban on the throttle-based scooters and bikes in the state. A vote... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork16 hr. 8 min. ago

New York set to legalize controversial e-scooters and e-bikes

E-scooters and e-bikes may finally pedal into New York. State lawmakers have reportedly reached a deal on a bill that would lift a ban on the throttle-based scooters and bikes in the state. A vote... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork16 hr. 8 min. ago

"Come Heavily Armed": Oregon Senator Threatens Violence As Governor Hunts Down Lawmakers

A standoff between Republican and Democratic Oregon state senators escalated on Friday after Governor Kate Brown (D) authorized state police to track down Republican lawmakers who have stalled a vote.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 21st, 2019

Senate finds common ground on one wine bill

Lawmakers on Wednesday found a wine bill they could agree on in the 2019 Oregon Legislature. The Senate, by a 28-0 vote, passed Senate Bill 112, which extends a tonnage tax to out-of-state wineries who source grapes from Oregon. The bill now mov.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2019

Millionaires tax advances to next session on 147-48

Massachusetts lawmakers voted Wednesday to advance a 4 percent surtax on income above $1 million, advancing the so-called "millionaires tax" one step closer to a possible statewide ballot vote in 2022......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

Mass. lawmakers to again vote on millionaires tax

State legislators are gathering Wednesday on Beacon Hill for a constitutional convention where they will again take up a proposal that tacks on a 4 percentage point income surtax on household incomes above $1 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance

Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to a tax increase on American businesses and consumers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 4th, 2019

Michigan Legislature on brink of vote to cut auto premiums

Michigan lawmakers are poised to vote on legislation to cut the state's high car insurance premiums following progress in negotiations between Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 24th, 2019

UK"s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer

British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 22nd, 2019

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 21st, 2019

California faces doctor shortage. A plan to fix it was just derailed

State lawmakers had a chance Thursday to vote on ensuring that all Californians get the healthcare they need. Instead of rising to the occasion, they punted......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2019

California faces a doctor shortage. But doctors just derailed a plan to fix it

State lawmakers had a chance Thursday to vote on ensuring that all Californians get the healthcare they need. Instead of rising to the occasion, they punted......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2019

California faces a doctor shortage. But doctors just derailed a plan to fix it

State lawmakers had a chance Thursday to vote on en.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 17th, 2019

How to ... Accommodate nursing mothers in the workplace

The Fair Labor Standards Act, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, requires employers to provide non-exempt employees with reasonable break times to express breast milk for up to one year following the child’s birth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

State lawmakers OK money for Enterprise Center upgrades

Enterprise Center would get $70 million in state subsidies over two decades under legislation that got final approval Wednesday with a Missouri House vote. It will now go to Gov. Mike Parson. The legislation authorizes funding beginning in fiscal .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

Texas lawmakers push $3B cancer funding bill to governor"s desk

Texans will likely have the chance to vote on $3 billion of funding for cancer research this fall......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

SC lawmakers punt Panthers incentives bill, setting up more debate this week ahead of vote

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — South Carolina lawmakers spent much of Tuesday afternoon arguing the merits of passing an incentives bill that would allow the state to provide as much as $160 million worth of incentives for a new Carolina Panthers headq.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019