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November 6, 2017
By Andy Singer
The Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee is considering a bill to redefine daily fantasy sports (DFS) competitions as games of skill, thus exempting such competitions from the state’s gambling laws.
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Regulation
Economy
InfoTech & Telecom
November 2, 2017
By Andy Singer
An Oklahoma Department of Labor task force studying occupational licensing’s effects will send its final report to Gov. Mary Fallin in December, after receiving advice from the public and policy experts.
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Employment
Economy
September 8, 2017
By Andy Singer
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed an extended commenting period on August 30 after soliciting the public’s input on plans to undo a 2015 decision by former chairman Tom Wheeler classifying broadband internet as a public utility.
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InfoTech & Telecom
Regulation
August 30, 2017
By Andy Singer
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reinstating a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) program enabling local law enforcement agencies to circumvent state laws restricting civil asset forfeiture by laundering forfeited assets and money.
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Criminal Justice
Government & Politics
August 3, 2017
By Andy Singer
Illinois tax burdens got heavier in July when the state legislature overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of Senate Bill 6 to enact the state’s first full appropriations legislation in more than two years.
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Taxes
Government Spending
July 22, 2017
By Andy Singer
The Wisconsin legislature passed a bill to require legislative approval before state agencies can make costly regulatory rule changes.
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Regulation
 

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