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State Senate passes limo safety rules following fatal crash

The has approved new safety regulations for The bills approved on Thursday would require large stretch limos to have seat belts, increase licensing requirements for limo drivers, strengthen... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

NY Senate to hold hearing on limo and bus safety

Members of the New York state Senate are taking a close look at safety regulations for limousine…; and buses. The Democrat-led chamber's Transportation Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

"Death traps": Parents of limo crash victims urge new laws

Parents of people killed in recent limousine crashes in New York state urged legislators Thursday to pass tougher safety regulations to get unsafe vehicles and operators off the road......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 2nd, 2019

Schumer: Feds haven"t done enough to investigate limo safety

On the heels of a horrific limousine crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, the Senate's top Democrat is pointing to glaring gaps in safety data that he says exist because federal officials have not done enough to investigate limo wrecks......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 14th, 2018

California Senate passes bill to ban facial recognition

California Senate passes bill to ban facial recognition in police body cameras as momentum grows at local, state, and federal level State legislatures in New... The post California Senate passes bill to ban facial recognition appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 12th, 2019

California senate passes bill giving Uber drivers stronger rights

The California State Senate voted Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it more difficult for companies like Uber to classify workers as contractors rather than employees. Ryan Brooks reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 11th, 2019

California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule

The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2019

Sweeping bill on independent contractors passes California state Senate

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Category: topSource: latimesSep 11th, 2019

Trucking Groups Urge Lawmakers To Reject Crash Score Proposal

U.S. trucking and third-party logistics companies are pushing Senate lawmakers to ignore a proposal by their colleagues in the House chamber to make crash safety scores public. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 22nd, 2019

Do Open Carry Laws Increase or Decrease Gun Violence?

Whether a person can openly carry a firearm depends on state law. The same is true for carrying concealed weapons although the rules may be stricter for concealment. But do more guns mean more safety........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 12th, 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

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state"s rail rules

North Dakota plans to ask the Trump administration to intervene in a dispute over Washington state's new safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 15th, 2019

Deal reached on sweeping, permanent rent reforms

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins announced late Tuesday that their two houses have agreed on reforms to the rules covering nearly 1 million... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York

Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 4th, 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

Arizona charter schools director arrested for DUI, wrong-way driving

The executive director of the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools has been charged with DUI and wrong-way driving following a crash last week in Ahwatukee.  The Arizona Department of Public Safety reports that around 8 p.m. on May 20, troope.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2019

Tesla in fatal Florida crash had Autopilot on, NTSB says

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said a Tesla Inc. vehicle involved in a fatal crash in Florida in March was on Autopilot, Tesla's suite of advanced driver assistance system.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2019

Tesla Investors Shrug As NTSB Says Autopilot System Engaged During Fatal Florida Crash

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA)'s autopilot system was engaged during a fatal Florida crash on March 1, the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed Thursday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 16th, 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

Colorado governor signs major overhaul of oil and gas rules

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday signed into law a major overhaul of state oil and gas rules, turning the focus away from encouraging production and directing regulators to make public safety and the environment their top priority......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2019

State senate passes Tenant Protection Act

The Democratic chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee sharply criticized the Trump administration for not including “even 1 cent” for a rail tunnel linking New Jersey and Manhattan, while... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 11th, 2019