Senate passes bill to allow child care as election expense

The Rhode Island Senate has approved a bill to allow political candidates to use campaign funds for while they are participating in elections activities. The Senate passed the measure Wednesday and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Georgia Senate passes Medicaid waiver bill

The Republican-controlled Georgia Senate voted along party lines Tuesday to authorize GOP Gov. Brian Kemp to seek a federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage in Georgia outside of the Affordable Care Act......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2019

House Passes $4.6 Billion Border Bill—But Will Trump Sign It?

The Democratic-controlled House voted to send President Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6B measure to care for migrant refugees. The Democratic-controlled House voted .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 27th, 2019

House passes compromise diesel cleanup bill

Whether the unsettled Oregon Senate gets to it before the legislative session ends is uncertain, but a bill to clean up big diesel vehicle engines passed the House on Tuesday, 44-15. Democrats from the Portland metro region, where diesel truck and b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2019

$4.5 Billion Border Aid Bill Sets Up Showdown With Republican-Led Senate

The House passed a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families an.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 26th, 2019

Ambulance network opposes Fire Department reimbursement bill as it passes Senate

The United New York Ambulance Network is opposing legislationbill insurers for providing emergency medical services. The bill passed the state Senate June 14 but has not yet passed the Assembly. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 24th, 2019

Oregon House passes cap and trade bill

The Oregon House passed cap and trade Monday night, setting up a vote in the Senate on what would be the state’s most comprehensive and furthest-reaching measure to address climate change. The vote was 36-24 after a six-hour floor session that se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 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

Public option, single-payer bills combined in Oregon Legislature

A bill to nudge Oregon toward a single-payer-universal health care system not only is alive, but will be heard before a Ways and Means subcommittee this week, the bill’s sponsor said. Sen. James Manning, a Democrat from Eugene, said Senate Bill 7.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

Alabama Passes Bill Requiring Certain Child Molesters To Be Chemically Castrated

HB 379 in Alabama is a bill that requires certain child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration and, according to Fox News, it is now just awa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 6th, 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

Senate passes robocall bill

Kushner Cos., the real estate firm of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, has received about $800 million in federally backed debt to buy apartments in —the company’s biggest purchase... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

U.S. Senate passes long-delayed disaster relief bill

The U.S. Senate Thursday overwhelmingly approved a long-awaited $19.1 billion disaster relief bill that would send $3 billion to farmers in Georgia and other states who suffered crop losses from Hurricane Michael. The relief package was held up for m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2019

NAGLREP Salutes Real Estate Industry Efforts as Equality Act Passes in House

Bill now moves to senate and would make discrimination against LGBT community illegal in numerous facets of life including housing The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Est.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaMay 19th, 2019

Hawaii passes bill to become second state to tax REITs

Senate Bill 301 will now be sent to Gov. David Ige, who may sign it, veto it or allow it to become law without his signature......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2019

Senate passes bill to limit new cannabis grows

Gov. Kate Brown's bill to limit new cannabis grower licenses fared better in the Oregon Senate the second time around, passing 18-10 on Monday. Senate Bill 218, which now moves onto the House, would give the Oregon Liquor Control Commission the pow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

Failure To Launch: Adult Children Living Off Their Parents Are Destroying Retirements

As young Americans drown in debt, growing numbers of parents have been footing the bill for their kids' car insurance, cell phone bills, health care costs and debt payments - often at the expense of the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 25th, 2019

Senate passes bill that could ease Hawaii"s doctor shortage

According to the 2018 Annual Report on Findings from the Hawaii Physician Workforce Assessment Report, the physician shortage across Hawaii rose again last year to 797, from 769 in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2019

Texas Senate passes bill to kill mandatory paid sick leave

Killing Austin's sick leave law would protect businesses from government overreach, according to proponents of the bill. Opponents say Austin is a darling of the global economy and is clearly doing something right......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Senate passes equal-pay measure that would enable Colorado women to sue noncompliant employers

Some business groups have dropped their opposition to Senate Bill 85, but a number of others plan to continue their fight in the Colorado House......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2019

Controversial California bill pushing taller, denser housing passes first hurdle

A controversial state housing bill similar to one that failed last year passed through the Senate Housing Committee in Sacramento. Senate Bill 50 is State Sen. Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) second recent attempt at tackling California’s housing cr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2019