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2011-07-05 13:25:00

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Press Club: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) TOPIC: "Report from the Front Line of Financial Reform" DATE: Monday, July 11 TIME: 10 a.m. ROOM: Murrow Room U.S. Rep. Barney Frank is the ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee. Last year, he helped pass the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was designed to reduce...

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2010-12-07 13:30:00

The lame-duck Congress may be the last chance for the current Democratic majority to slip through legislation legalizing online gambling, a move that could have dire consequences for communities and the economy, a leading national gambling critic warns. Although much of the talk on Capitol Hill revolves around Bush-era tax cuts and reducing the deficit, University of Illinois business professor John W. Kindt says don't be surprised if a bill legalizing online gambling is floated by outgoing...

2010-09-07 10:20:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) announced the honorees today of its fourth-annual Directorship 100 - a combination of leading corporate directors, corporate governance practitioners and public policy leaders who are recognized as the most influential people in the boardroom and the corporate governance arena. The 2010 Directorship 100 list recognizes individual corporate directors from such public companies as Accenture, AK...

2010-07-28 15:06:00

Amendments Further Strengthen Bill's Consumer Protection Requirements WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the House Committee on Financial Services took a critical step forward in passing Internet gambling legislation by voting to approve the Internet Gambling Regulation and Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act (H.R. 2267), legislation introduced by Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA). The legislation, which passed by a 41-22 vote would regulate Internet gambling...

2010-07-23 08:49:00

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services announced that the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act (H.R. 2267), legislation introduced by Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) that would regulate gambling in the United States, will be marked up on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 10:00 am in Room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The mark up, which comes on the heels of Wednesday's hearing on the...

2010-07-21 16:27:00

Full Committee Hearing Reengages Members, Positions Bill for a Mark-Up WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing to discuss the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act (H.R. 2267). The legislation, introduced by Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA), would regulate Internet gambling activity in the U.S. and require licensed operators to put in place safeguards to protect against underage and problem...

2010-05-19 09:29:00

House Hearing Paves Way for Movement on Internet Gambling Legislation WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative today applauded testimony provided by Reps. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Jim McDermott (D-WA) on the ability to effectively regulate online gambling in order to protect consumers, collect tens of billions in new government revenue and create tens of thousands of new jobs in the U.S. Today's hearing before the House Committee on...

2010-04-20 08:55:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative today applauded a new study by H2 Gambling Capital, the leading supplier of data and market intelligence regarding the global gambling industry, that projects regulating all forms of Internet gambling in the United States would create close to 32,000 jobs over five years. Further, H2 concludes regulating all forms of Internet gambling would generate up to a total gross expenditure of $94...

2010-02-23 14:06:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative applauds the introduction of legislation today by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Judd Gregg (R-NH), the Bipartisan Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2010, which includes provisions to legalize, regulate and tax Internet gambling. "With so much media focus on the differences between Democrats and Republicans in Congress, this bipartisan initiative highlights the growing support on both...


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