Federal and State Legislation All the latest releases pertaining to matters of federal and state legislation, including proposed, pending, and passed bills. Find responses to legislation decisions from concern advocacy groups, lobbies, and industry representatives, and stories regarding campaigns and initiatives aimed at encouraging or preventing proposed legislation. Also included are related opinion poll and survey results.

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Jan 17, 2018, 17:35 ET Latest Release of Verity Voting Ready for Purchase in Minnesota

The Minnesota Secretary of State's Office announced last month that it has certified the newest release of the Verity® Voting system from Hart...


Jan 17, 2018, 13:00 ET Pennsylvania ranks in bottom half of per capita investments in high-quality pre-k

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC) today released a report in its role as a principal partner of the Pre-K for PA Campaign urging...


Jan 17, 2018, 10:20 ET Alliance to Fight the 40 | Don't Tax My Health Care Applauds Proposed Two-Year 'Cadillac Tax' Delay

The Alliance to Fight the 40 | Don't Tax My Health Care today applauded leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives for including a two-year delay...


Jan 17, 2018, 09:10 ET State and Federal Communications, Inc. Expands Offering of Lobbying Compliance Services with New 'I COMPLY European Political Compliance Laws' Online Publication

State and Federal Communications, Inc., the information leader in researching and presenting complex political compliance laws for government...


Jan 17, 2018, 08:00 ET National Handwriting Day Receives Congressional Recognition

In honor of the 41st anniversary of National Handwriting Day, the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA), announces its endorsement of...


Jan 16, 2018, 20:19 ET Congress Passes Bill To Rename Montana Peak After Alex Diekmann

The House of Representatives today passed and sent to the White House a bill naming a Montana mountain for the late Alex Diekmann, a Trust for...


Jan 16, 2018, 13:16 ET 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution Laud Passage of the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017

When English settlers arrived in present-day Virginia, there were about 30 tribes that inhabited the area including among them, the Chickahominy,...


Jan 16, 2018, 12:44 ET CQ Roll Call uses ayfie to power the next generation of its review toolset

ayfie Inc. is proud to announce a partnership with CQ Roll Call, an Economist Group business, the only provider that connects advocacy, State and...


Jan 12, 2018, 17:15 ET Electroindustry Welcomes Enactment of the External Power Supply Improvement Act

Today, President Trump signed into law the External Power Supply Improvement Act (EPS), H.R. 518/S. 226. Members of the National Electrical...


Jan 12, 2018, 09:58 ET AFGE thanks lawmakers for joint bill supporting federal workers

The nation's largest union of federal workers, the American Federation of Government Employees, thanks Senate and House lawmakers for introducing...


Jan 12, 2018, 06:18 ET CIS: Gang of Six "Deal" on DACA Is Not Serious

A group of six senators has come up with what they call a "bipartisan deal" on a DACA amnesty, but judging by details obtained by the Center, the...


Jan 11, 2018, 17:50 ET "Missing Conyers Already," Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky write in Detroit Free Press article today

In a column January 11 in the Detroit Free Press, former White House and Conyers spokesman Robert Weiner and policy analyst Ben Lasky argue that...


Jan 11, 2018, 00:00 ET Six in Ten Support the Alexander-Murray Healthcare Fixes

A new in-depth survey presented the three key provisions of the Alexander Murray bill, that addresses issues with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), to...


Jan 10, 2018, 15:50 ET AJC Welcomes Court Decision to Protect DACA Program

AJC welcomed a federal judge's decision providing a respite to beneficiaries of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. Judge...


Jan 10, 2018, 15:00 ET OHCEF releases statewide survey showing conservative voters overwhelmingly support clean energy policies

Today, the Ohio Conservative Energy Forum (OHCEF) www.ohcef.org released a statewide poll showing conservative voters throughout the state...


Jan 09, 2018, 20:59 ET California Pool and Spa Safety Barrier Requirements Double - 2018, Reports The California Real Estate Inspection Association

A new California law known as the Pool Safety Act (SB442) has been signed by Governor Brown and became effective on January 1, 2018. The law...


Jan 09, 2018, 17:13 ET Attorney General Jeff Landry Joins Family Research Council's Washington Watch Radio to Discuss a Guidance on Religious Expression in Public Schools

Yesterday, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240...


Jan 09, 2018, 14:18 ET Bloomberg Tax Offering Complimentary Webinar Series Exploring Implications Of Tax Overhaul

Bloomberg Tax today announced Implications of the 2017 Act, a series of eight webinars examining the impact of the new tax overhaul and the issues...


Jan 09, 2018, 13:03 ET NGAUS: Guard Apache Battalions Need Six More Aircraft

Retired Brig. Gen. Roy Robinson, the NGAUS president, issued the following statement after the recent release of the Army basing decision for the...


Jan 09, 2018, 12:09 ET AARP Applauds Congressional Passage of RAISE Family Caregivers Act

AARP welcomes passage in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage...


Jan 08, 2018, 16:15 ET NHCSL critica decisión sobre TPS para salvadoreños

El Caucus Nacional de Legisladores Estatales Hispanos (NHCSL, por sus siglas en inglés) hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre la decisión del...


Jan 08, 2018, 15:57 ET NHCSL Blasts DHS Decision On TPS For Salvadorans

The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) issued the following statement on the US Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) decision...


Jan 08, 2018, 14:53 ET $180 Billion U.S. Medical Device Industry Reckons With Return of Tax

A bipartisan two-year suspension of a medical device tax in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has expired, forcing companies will to pay that tax as...


Jan 05, 2018, 15:58 ET CCRKBA Announces Its Priorities For The 2018 Legislative Agenda

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today announced its legislative priorities for 2018, noting that the threat to Second...


Jan 05, 2018, 12:32 ET Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Tells ASI's Orlando Audience A "Golden Age" Is Coming

Blunt-talking millionaire investor Kevin O'Leary, known as "Mr. Wonderful" on the reality TV show Shark Tank, encouraged entrepreneurs at a...