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San Francisco under pressure to pass cannabis-friendly rules

Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco, where the 4/20 marijuana holiday is celebrated with a group smoke-out on Hippie Hill, is having a surprisingly difficult time establishing regulations for the broad legal pot market coming to California in January......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 14th, 2017

Recreational marijuana rules rile pot-friendly San Francisco

Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco, where the 4/20 marijuana holiday is celebrated with a group smoke-out on Hippie Hill, is having a surprisingly difficult time establishing regulations for the broad legal pot market coming to California in January......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 14th, 2017

Dems: Senate push to overrule the FCC on net neutrality has 50 votes

The tally leaves supporters just one vote shy of the 51 required to pass a Senate resolution of disapproval, in a legislative gambit aimed at restoring the agency's net neutrality rules......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2018

The House reauthorized a controversial spying program that allows the government to track foreigners" calls and emails

Francisco Seco/AP The House reauthorized a controversial spying program on Thursday.  The measure has been debated in Congress for months.  The Senate must still pass the bill before it is sent to the Wh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2018

All Wine Country wildfire lawsuits against PG&E will be heard in San Francisco, judge rules

All of the close to 100 lawsuits filed against PG&E for allegedly sparking a spate of wildfires that scorched Northern California throughout October should initially be heard in San Francisco Superior Court, a judge ruled this week. Judge Curtis Ka.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2018

Marijuana stocks are getting slammed after report says Jeff Sessions plans to roll back legal pot rules

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to roll back rules that paved the way for states to legalize marijuana, AP reported Thursday. Cannabis-related stocks took major hits after the news, falling as much as 35%.  Marijuana st.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018

BP sets $1.5 billion charge for U.S tax changes but sees long-term boost

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil giant BP will take a one-off $1.5 billion charge to adjust to new U.S. tax rules, but expects a long-term boost from the corporate-friendly tax rates, it said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 2nd, 2018

BP takes $1.5 billion hit over U.S tax changes, joining Shell

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil giant BP will take a one-off $1.5 billion charge to adjust to new U.S. tax rules, joining rival Royal Dutch Shell and other companies, but expects a long-term boost from the corporate-friendly tax rates, it said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 2nd, 2018

Tax Reform Surprise: Utilities May Not Get Much Benefit From the Tax Cut

Regulated utilities are already beginning to face pressure from state regulators to pass their tax cut windfalls on to their customers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 2nd, 2018

Republican Tax Plan: Mitch McConnell Said No Bills Should Pass Without Bipartisan Support

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has different rules for Republicans and Democrats when it comes to passing legislation......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 19th, 2017

Massachusetts cannabis commission rolls out preliminary rules, including delivery, social use - The Cannabist

The CannabistMassachusetts cannabis commission rolls out preliminary rules, including delivery, social useThe CannabistBOSTON — From “cannabis cafes” to “craft cooperatives,” regulators .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 18th, 2017

U.S. tax cut outlook drives stocks but dents dollar

Global stock markets hit record highs on Monday on expectations that a U.S. tax bill could soon pass, though a more cautious reading of the draft law's prospects among currency traders put the dollar under pressure.Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 18th, 2017

U.S. tax cut outlook drives stocks but dents dollar

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets hit record highs on Monday on expectations that a U.S. tax bill could soon pass, though a more cautious reading of the draft law's prospects among currency traders put the dollar under pressure......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2017

LIVE: The FCC is voting on net-neutrality repeal

Reuters/Kevin Lamarque The FCC will vote on a repeal of net neutrality rules Thursday. It's expected to pass. The FCC will meet at 10:30 a.m. Eastern. We'll have live.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

Pressure for Congress to save kids" insurance

Federal funding ran out in September for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and despite bipartisan support in the past, Congress has yet to pass the reauthorization. CNN's Kyung Lah reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnDec 11th, 2017

The robots are coming to San Francisco, but they now have rules

The Department of Public Works would be in charge of granting permits for an initial 180-day period, with options to renew permits for up to another 180 days. It could be just the beginning of a more proactive approach to regulating new technologies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2017

Recreational pot rules in San Francisco reach last hurdle

San Francisco is another.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 5th, 2017

Recreational pot rules move to San Francisco mayor for OK

San Francisco is another.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 5th, 2017

How can Congress pass a tax bill that increases the deficit?

Lawmakers have many ways to get around their own rules on fiscal discipline......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 2nd, 2017

IRS may collect Coinbase user data to determine taxes on bitcoin trades, judge rules

San Francisco-based virtual currency trading platform Coinbase must turn over user information to the Internal Revenue Service, which is looking into whether some buyers of bitcoin haven't reported gains from the white-hot digital currency's rise. Betwe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2017

Fed should continue to raise rates slowly, Williams says

PHOENIX (Reuters) - With falling U.S. unemployment expected to put upward pressure on inflation, the Federal Reserve should keep raising interest rates gradually, San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 29th, 2017