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*  Andrew John Volstead legal definition of Andrew John Volstead
... provided concurrent state and federal power to allow for the enforcement of stricter state laws; included a Search and Seizure ... Volstead sought to protect the interests of the small farmer in general-and western Minnesota wheat farmers in particular. He ... opposed legislation that favored big cities, big business, and big labor. He believed in competition, he hated monopolies, and ... As a committee member, he frequently demonstrated his ability to frame successful bills and to move them through the ...
  https://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Andrew+John+Volstead
*  Gas-leak bill becomes law - News - Wicked Local - Boston, MA
Deval Patrick established a requirement that utility companies fix and closely monitor what state Rep. Lori Ehrlich, D- ... who has filed federal legislation modeled after the new state law, called Ehrlich s bill visionary.. My federal legislation ... which will help many households and small businesses lower their energy bills by taking advantage of a cleaner, cheaper energy ... This law will ensure public safety, protect the environment and reduce the cost of utilities, Patrick said in a statement.. Top ...
  http://www.wickedlocal.com/article/20140710/NEWS/140719762/12497/ENTERTAINMENT
*  Comcast - Wikipedia
Comcast Cable also provides connections to small to medium-sized business through its Comcast Business brand, and Fortune 1000 ... Comcast spent the most money of any organization in support of the Stop Online Piracy and PROTECT IP bills, spending roughly $5 ... Several states' attorneys general have announced support for the federal investigation. On April 24, 2015, Jonathan Sallet, ... Comcast and other cable companies have lobbied state governments to pass legislation restricting or banning individual cities ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comcast
*  Wendell R. Beitzel - Wikipedia
... in order to protect the small business community, stating the bill would hurt small business owners causing them to go out of ... He believed since hunting is so popular in his region of the state this legislation would create a huge liability for hunters ... Beitzel commented on these bills in his mid-session newsletter: "This bill will protect undocumented aliens as they use ... with the Trump administration on the role that local law enforcement should play in what many thought should be a federal ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendell_R._Beitzel
*  NAAG | Pirates, Thieves, and Trolls
States, however, have moved ahead with their own legislation to protect businesses. Following Vermont's lead, at press time, ... In the worst case, such companies will blanket a state's small businesses and non-profit organizations with letters demanding ... a federal judge agreed with Vermont that the case against MPHJ Technology Investments should be returned to state court and ... Specifically, the attorneys general requested that Congress consider including four amendments to the bills currently before it ...
  http://www.naag.org/publications/naagazette/volume-8-number-8/pirates-thieves-and-trolls.php
*  Legislative Priority Sheet 02-15-2013 | The American Legion
Small Business Verification Businesses owned by veterans have earned the right to compete fairly through federal procurement. ... State Approving Agencies should be returned their original power to protect the GI Bill along with adequate funding to execute ... The American Legion supports legislation that would completely repeal these unjust offsets (H.R.333/H.R.303/H.R.32). ... and demands that VA address and repair the current small business verification program. ...
  https://www.legion.org/comment/20406
*  Regulations | Page 7 | Speaker.gov
Jenkins, Roskam: #StopGovtAbuse Bills "Even the Playing Field" for Taxpayers, Small Businesses. July 30, 2013 When federal ... "We're not just talking about jobs, we're passing legislation that will help protect and create new ones." Read More ... Solution in Search of a Problem: Federal Takeover of State Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations Threatens Jobs, Energy Production. ... Small Businesses from Government Harassment. August 01, 2013 "The Stop Government Abuse Act gives families and small business ...
  https://www.speaker.gov/tags/regulations?page=6
*  Marijuana Policy Project - Wikipedia
Martin O'Malley signs legislation making Maryland the 18th state to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. The ... MPP is also lobbied on behalf of medical marijuana on the federal level. In May 2011, three bills to benefit medical marijuana ... The "Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2011" and the "Small Business Banking Improvement Act of 2011" addressed critical tax and ... works with members of Congress on bills designed to protect and assist medical marijuana patients and providers, and increases ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marijuana_Policy_Project
*  Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog Trump Administration Set to Slash EPA Staff in Half - Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog
... and organic experts to support local and state legislation. In New Hampshire we worked on legislation to protect children from ... These costs can be particularly burdensome for many small and medium-sized organic farms and businesses. The organic ... In the United States, because cannabis remains illegal under federal law, no registered pesticides are allowed to be used on ... enacted as Section 10606 of the 2002 Farm Bill and reauthorized through the 2008 and 2014 Farm Bills, provides organic ...
  https://beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?cat=all
*  Pete Aguilar - Wikipedia
He has introduced a number of bills into Congress focusing on small businesses, including legislation to provide tax credits to ... In addition, he has worked closely with law enforcement and local, state and federal officials and agencies to help communities ... With Senator Dianne Feinstein and Republican Congressman Paul Cook, Aguilar introduced legislation to protect the habitat along ... legislation to make it easier for small businesses to repay loans, and legislation making it easier for small businesses to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Aguilar
*  King introduces bill to legalize web poker - Long Island Business News
Republican New York Congressman Peter King proposed federal regulations that would rescue online gambling from the legal gray ... The gambling lobby has been pushing for uniform federal legislation, warning that a patchwork of state laws will make it ... "A common federal standard will ensure strong protections for consumers, protect against problem and underage gambling, and make ... This summer could see a relative flood of online gambling bills.. Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton plans to introduce online ...
  https://libn.com/2013/06/07/king-introduces-bill-to-legalize-web-poker/
*  Gary Peters (politician) - Wikipedia
... a package of veteran bills, introduced July 9, 2014. H.R. 5045 would prohibit the Small Business Administration (SBA) from ... federal office) at the Federal Election Commission Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress Appearances on C-SPAN ... Peters also has taught finance at Wayne State and strategic management and business policy courses at Oakland University. He ... H.R. 5046 would encourage the development of regulations to protect the financial security of veterans. H.R. 5047 would ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Peters_(politician)
*  Robert Hurt (politician) - Wikipedia
... federal office) at the Federal Election Commission Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress Profile from Virginia ... "Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act (2011 - H.R. 1082)". GovTrack.us. Retrieved 6 May 2017. "Text of H.R. ... "protect the taxpayers of the United States by requiring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to sell or dispose of the assets of such ... Hurt voted two dozen times to cut taxes and supported 28 bills in the General Assembly that sought to reduce taxes on food, gas ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hurt_(politician)
*  State Treasurer & Senator Boulton Proposes Retirement Savings Plan - InsuranceNewsNet
State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald and State Senator Nate Boulton announced a legislative initiative to combat the looming ... while removing many of the complexities and costs small business owners face when setting up and maintaining plans. Our state ... Under the proposed legislation, Retirement Savings Iowa would be offered to private sector workers through their employers. ... This year, we have the opportunity to pass bills like this one, to help working families in their pursuit of economic security ...
  https://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/state-treasurer-senator-boulton-proposes-retirement-savings-plan
*  This Week's Hot Health Committee Action…
Key Bills Pass To Implement New Federal Rules and Consumer Protections in State Law* Some Seek to Improve Eligibility and ... OTHER KEY HEALTH REFORM IMPLEMENTATION BILLS PASS HEALTH COMMITTEES IN CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY AND SENATE* Rate Regulation, AB52( ... They emphasized the experiences of California small businesses struggling to take care of their workforce while staying afloat ... SACRAMENTO-Key legislation to implement and improve upon the federal Affordable Care Act are moving forward this week, passing ...
  http://health-access.org/this-weeks-hot-health-committee-action/
*  Innovation Act of the 114th Congress - Wikipedia
"H.R. 9 - Summary". United States Congress. Retrieved July 26, 2015. "Small Businesses Oppose Misguided 'Patent Reforms'". Daily ... Markman hearing Patent infringement under United States law List of bills in the 114th United States Congress This article ... and comments by the Judge Rader, the former Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit that the PTAB is the "death squad" of patents ... Pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply to this legislation because it would not affect direct spending or revenues. Based on ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innovation_Act_of_the_114th_Congress
*  Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017 (H.R. 564) - GovTrack.us
... and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars ... In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. ... To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify ... GovTrack.us is an independent website tracking the status of legislation in the United States Congress and helping you ... To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration's jurisdiction over certain ...
  https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr564
*  Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act - Wikipedia
The gas industry opposes the legislation. The bill was introduced to both houses of the 111th United States Congress on June 9 ... Energy in Depth, a lobbying group, says the new regulation would be an "unnecessary financial burden on a single small-business ... FRAC Act - Congress Introduces Twin Bills to Control Drilling and Protect Drinking Water. ProPublica. June 9, 2009. Tronche, ... Their research suggests that federal regulation could result in the addition of about $100,000 to each new natural gas well. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fracturing_Responsibility_and_Awareness_of_Chemicals_Act
*  Maggie Hassan's Political Summary - The Voter's Self Defense System - Vote Smart
... legislation, and voting. Non-partisan and nonprofit since 1988. ... Cosponsored by Senator Hassan to Help Protect Small Businesses ... Federal, State and Local Relations. *Finance and Banking. *Food Processing and Sales ... Senator Hassan Announces She is Cosponsoring Two Bipartisan Bills to Help Build a Stronger Workforce and Expand Economic ... Senator Hassan Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help Boost Economic Development and Job Creation in Economically Distressed ...
  https://votesmart.org/candidate/42552/margaret-wood-hassan?categoryId=11&type=V,S,R,E,F,P
*  ECONOMY
Photo by New York State Assembly. In 2009, Gov. David Paterson signed legislation adding a fifth tier to the state's pension ... The continuing difficulty small businesses face in borrowing -- largely due to weak consumer demand and the unwillingness of ... Thus, the recent state budget deal will drag down job growth and subtract basically a year's worth of federal stimulus from the ... "It's hard work, especially in the heat wearing a Tyvek suit to protect me from grime and dirt," said Cordova. But he said he ...
  http://www.gothamgazette.com/economy?sectionid=-1&task=edit&cid%5B0%5D=313&start=22
*  Chaka Fattah - Wikipedia
Fattah states that his priority is ensuring that small and medium businesses have the tools they need to prosper in an ... federal office) at the Federal Election Commission Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress Appearances on C-SPAN. ... Both bills died without any action being taken. In 2009, Fattah introduced a fourth bill to require having a study conducted, H ... HEMAP is a loan program designed to protect Pennsylvanians who, through no fault of their own, are financially unable to make ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaka_Fattah
*  Bush Administration and the New Senate Converge on Health Care | Circulation
This bill would allow patients to sue their HMO in state courts for quality-of-care issues and in federal court for contractual ... President Bush's budget also would provide incentives to small businesses to provide health insurance to their employees and ... Both bills fulfill the major requirements of the American College of Cardiology and have been praised by President Doug Zipes, ... rights legislation this year and new Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) has labeled it his top priority. In February, ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/103/24/e9051
*  Paul Tonko - Wikipedia
... a former United States Navy Reservist and small business owner in the cooling and heating business. Congressional Quarterly ... federal office) at the Federal Election Commission Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress Appearances on C-SPAN. ... to prevent future spills and help small businesses in spill research. In 2011, he sponsored an amendment seeking to protect the ... and his support of the economic stimulus bill and health care bills. Tonko won the general election on November 2, 2010, by a ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Tonko
*  Raj Mukherji - Wikipedia
"Assemblyman Talks Business Development, Sick Leave." The Alternative Press, 09-10-2014. "Why a Young New Jersey State ... "DeAngelo, Schaer, Mosquera & Mukherji Bills to Protect & Reform N.J. Unemployment Benefits Fund Released by Assembly Committee ... enabled by federal legislation enacted under President Clinton, allowing housing authorities to evict entire households where a ... and decrying the effect on small family-owned businesses that may have to sell off assets to pay estate taxes-Mukherji has ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Mukherji
*  Geotimes - March 2007 - Political Scene
Because some state and local governments are taking action, Congress will need to set some federal standards in the near term. ... To answer the public's call to action, Congress decided to try taking small steps through a series of targeted bills rather ... The recent "call on the federal government to quickly enact strong national legislation to require significant reductions of ... And the consumers and businesses now are just the first wave of people to face the challenge of paying for those changes. ...
  http://www.geotimes.org/mar07/article.html?id=scene.html