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Assault Weapons Reporting Rule Delayed Amid Criticisms from Gun Lobby

02/24/2011 Facing fierce criticisms from the gun lobby, the White House has delayed the approval of the assault weapons reporting rule. Some officials of federal law enforcement have said that the rule could help them impede the flow of US
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Health Reform Bill Pitched by State Auditor

2/24/2011 Montana State Auditor Monica Lindeen’s office has pitched one of this season’s first major bills to put into operation part of the federal health care reform. However, some lawmakers view the proposal with skepticism. Rep. Tom Berry, a Republican
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Impact of New State Law Being Felt By Pain Clinics

2/24/2011 The effects of a new law in Florida that limits who can own pain clinics is starting to be felt by the pain management industry. The law is part of measures to prevent unscrupulous operators that are notoriously famous
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Proposed Bills Aim to Stop Illegal Immigrants from Securing State Licenses

02/23/2011 A number of bills have been introduced in the Legislature that seeks to require individuals who are applying for a driver’s license to prove that they are in the country legally. The issue on who can get or should
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Recent Poll suggests that Americans are against pulling the Healthcare Law Funds

02/23/2011 According to a recent survey, majority of Americans do not want Congress to oppose funding for a range of health care measures even as the nation remains divided on the extensive overhaul passed last year. Sixty-two percent of those
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Milk Testing Argued over by the Dairy Industry and the Food and Drug Administration

02/23/2011 Every year, hundreds of older dairy cows that are bound for the slaughterhouse are found by federal inspectors to contain illegal levels of antibiotics. Worried that the antibiotics might contaminate the milk Americans drink, the Food and Drug Administration
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Bulletin Boards Hit by Copyright Lawyers

2/23/2011 It now appears that talking about the news on bulletin boards may cause some Internet users to run into legal troubles. This developed after Righthaven, a US Legal copyright outfit representing the US newspaper industry, is making moves to
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North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Wish for Authority over Health Care Law

2/2/2011 The Insurance Commissioner of North Dakota, Adam Hamm, has requested state legislators to give him authority to implement provisions of the new federal health care law. This is despite the general skepticism of Hamm himself, as well as the
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Secure File Transfer Plug-in Extended by Accellion to Autonomy iManage

02/22/2011 Accellion, Inc announced today the release of Accellion for iManage Plug-in, which allows for the secure sending of files of any size directly from the Autonomy iManage application. This will enable legal professionals to easily and securely send large
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Deputy Counsel Nominated by Obama for Solicitor General

02/22/2011 A White House deputy counsel and famous litigator, Donal B. Verrilli Jr was nominated by President Obama on Monday to be solicitor general. The position is regarded as one of the most important on the administration legal team. If
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