Press Releases Under "Legislative"
San Francisco Needs To Open The Gate On Cell Phone Safety Say Renowned Medical And Public Health Experts In An Open Letter Undefined
Letter Comes On the Eve of Permanent Injunction against “Right to Know” Ordinance on Cell Phone Radiation
Leading Informational Website For Seniors Publisher Urges FDA Extend Recognition Of ‘Reciprocity’ To Personal Importation
Daniel Hines says FDA has opportunity to help offset high prescription drug prices with extension of reciprocal agreements with Tier One Countries to ensure American's access to safe, affordable medicines.
Missouri Supreme Court Weighing Consumer Credit Ballot Initiative
The Missouri Supreme Court is weighing a ballot initiative that would affect Missourians’ access to personal credit.
State Of New Jersey Reverses Certain Changes To Laws Governing State Treatment Of Unclaimed Property
State Assemblymen and Assemblywomen have taken notice of businesses and consumers concern over New Jersey’s 2010 abandoned and unclaimed property rules by passing a bill that reverses these rules for the State escheatment on travelers checks etc
Changes To Stamp Duty Rules To Cause Housing Market Shake-Up
Chancellor George Osborne’s 2012 budget is likely to have a discernible impact on the UK housing market thanks to new stamp duty rules.
Fearing Proof of Great Crimes, US Lawmakers Frantically Shred Constitution
In light of recent desperate actions by our deeply corrupted Congress, it is vital to remember that Benjamin Franklin warned lawmakers who sacrifice our freedoms for an illusion of safety, that they deserve neither freedom nor safety themselves.
Immigration Voice Cheers Bipartisan Vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on HR 3012
With the overwhelming bipartisan support and passage of HR 3012 - Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act in the House, Immigration Voice urges Senate to pass H.R. 3012 without delay
Mississippi Center for Justice's Paheadra Robinson Honored with Florence Kelley Consumer Leadership
Award Recognizes Innovative Consumer Protection for Payday Lending in Mississippi
Expert Opposes Caps and Encourages Modernizing NC Consumer Finance Act
Much of the debate over North Carolina HB 810, which already passed in the NC House vote on June 2nd, stems from the difficulty in understanding APR and how it actually works.
Environmental Health Trust Lauds San Francisco for Saving Right-to-Know on Cell Phone Radiation
Approved legislation requiring businesses to provide safety information about cell phone radiation to people before they purchase their phones is a real victory for people all over the world
Hafa Short Sales - A Government Program That Works!
Details the benefits of pursuing a HAFA short sale. HAFA, as a government program, has its requirements but, if qualified, this short sale option proves to be ideal for the seller time and time again.
On Eve of Independence Day, Environmental Health Trust Calls for the American “Right to Know” About Cell Phone Radiation
Local legislators from coast to coast are taking the lead to ensure that in addition to the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, Americans also have the right to know about cell phone radiation.
HB 810 Helps Tight Economy and North Carolina Business and Consumers
Who Supports HB 810? The need for a small change for the traditional consumer installment loan industry after a 28-year moratorium was acknowledged by the House Banking Committee. On May 26, a bipartisan vote of 15 to 6 approved HB 810, which allows
NC HB 810 Gains Approval to Keep Responsible Lending Available in North Carolina
Activists grossly increased costs stated in North Carolina HB 810 and did everything possible to confuse the public and legislators to support their own interests. The arguments in favor of the NC HB 810 are compelling.
North Carolina Votes YES to HB810
North Carolina Republican leaders have kept HB810 moving forward despite aggressive opposition from activists and distortions of facts on the part of the NC Justice Center—who have misstated loan costs, and disseminated false information.
Activists Inflate North Carolina Consumer Loan Costs Opposing NC HB810
Activists have grossly overstated costs for North Carolina consumer loans in an attempt to oppose proposed North Carolina legislation in House Bill 810.
“Made in USA” AB 858 Passes Assembly and Moves on to Senate
The California State Assembly took a giant step towards giving the words “Made in America” meaning for American consumers when it unanimously passed Assembly Bill 858, also known as the "Made in USA" bill.
CSPA Responds to Senator Lautenberg’s Introduction of “Safe Chemicals Act of 2011”
Senator Frank Lautenberg's (D-NJ) recently released his TSCA bill, Safe Chemicals Act of 2011. The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) issued a statement in response. For more information visit www.cspa.org.
OneTree‘s VAT Refund Solution Achieves Two Accreditations By IBM.
OneTree's VAT refund solution —the only commercially available pan-European solution for compliance with the EU Directive (2008/9/EC) for VAT refund— achieves two accreditations by IBM, 'Government Industry Framework' and 'Ready for DB2'.
Smokers May Lose Medicaid Within A Year
Government is pushing smokers and people who are overweight to start quit smoking or else! Right now, smokers could lose medicaid benefits simply because they didn't stay committed. This leaves a large argument and new solutions as well for smokers.
“Jake Snakenberg Youth Concussion Act” Draws Attention to Comprehensive Concussion Management
Colorado Senate Bill 40, sponsored by State Senator Nancy Spence, is named for Jake Snakenberg, a freshman football player that died in 2004 as a result of a concussion.
Amid Flood of Federal Rulemaking, Professionals Seek to Make Sense of Dodd-Frank
Newly Enhanced Version of Dodd-Frank Tracker Organizes Data, Offers Timely Alerting as Federal Agencies Scramble to Implement Historic Law
Former Congressman J.C. Watts Joins The Domestic Energy Producers Alliance
The Domestic Energy Producers Alliance (DEPA) Board of Directors announced today that former Congressman J.C. Watts is now part of a unique bipartisan alliance devoted to the survival of U.S. crude oil and natural gas exploration and production.
Virginia Lawmakers Consider Pioneering International Child Abduction Law
Virginia lawmakers are debating a pioneering new law to prevent international child abduction and assist in the recovery of parentally kidnapped children. The bipartisan Bill is unique in that it provides for the seizure and forfeiture of assets of
Domestic Energy Producers Alliance Joins Compressed Natural Gas Conversion Debate ~ National Alliance Says Pickens/Reid Plan Will Force Consumers to Pay for Something They May Not Want ~
The Domestic Energy Producers Alliance (DEPA, www.depausa.org ) supports the conversion of compressed natural gas (CNG), but believes it is wrong to force American consumers to pay for something that they may not want – especially in a recession.