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February 6, 2018
By Andrea Dillon
In the wake of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to undo a 2015 decision by former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler classifying the internet as a public utility, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) is sponsoring a bill.
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InfoTech & Telecom
Regulation
January 9, 2018
By Andrea Dillon
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania city officials are considering bids for trash collection services currently provided by the government.
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Government Spending
January 9, 2018
By Andrea Dillon
Maryland lawmakers are considering a bill by Comptroller Peter Franchot that would repeal some of the state’s regulations on craft beer breweries.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
January 9, 2018
By Andrea Dillon
A Cincinnati, Ohio business group is asking the state to subsidize a proposed Major League Soccer stadium.
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Government Spending
Taxes
December 3, 2017
By Andrea Dillon
The U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee approved a bill to prevent government agencies from using regulatory actions to force out business owners working in disfavored industries such as adult entertainment and firearm sales.
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FIRE
November 29, 2017
By Andrea Dillon
Whether the Fourth Amendment permits law enforcement agencies to seize historical cell-site location information (CSLI) from mobile phone companies without first obtaining a warrant from a judge will be determined by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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InfoTech & Telecom
Law
October 19, 2017
By Andrea Dillon
Fayetteville, North Carolina and Cumberland County elected officials are finalizing negotiations over sharing the cost of a stadium subsidy for a new minor-league baseball stadium in the city.
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Government Spending
July 15, 2016
By Kenneth Artz, Andrea Dillon
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed a series of last-minute stopgap-budget bills, ensuring Illinois public schools receive necessary funding to open on time in the fall. Illinois has not operated with a full budget in nearly a year and a half.
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Education
July 4, 2016
By Andrea Dillon
A North Carolina school district that has been using federal money to provide expense payments for parental involvement is experiencing a valuable return on its investment, the program’s director says.
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Education
June 27, 2016
By Andrea Dillon
A North Carolina lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require the state Lottery Commission and its welfare entitlement agency to verify lottery winners aren’t also collecting government benefits, such as food stamps.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
Taxes
 

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