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2014-03-12 12:33:52

Momentum for Marketplace Fairness is Picking Up WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Council of Shopping Centers is calling for immediate Congressional action on legislation to create marketplace fairness after the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing this morning on the Internet sales tax issue. "We applaud Chairman Goodlatte and the House Judiciary Committee for holding today's hearing," said Michael Kercheval, president and CEO of the...

2013-11-21 16:29:31

Measure targets abusive litigation SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) congratulates House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and members of the House Judiciary Committee for putting forward a strengthened version of the Innovation Act to the full House. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/LA33954LOGO) According to Overstock.com Chairman and CEO Patrick Byrne, the bill addresses abusive patent litigation...

2013-10-25 12:27:10

Measure aims at abusive litigation SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) today commended Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and a bipartisan group of co-sponsors for the recently introduced patent litigation reform bill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/LA33954LOGO) "Something had to be done to curb abusive patent litigation, which restricts job growth and innovation, and strips an...

2013-10-24 12:30:21

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, today issued the following statement regarding the bipartisan Innovation Act (H.R. 3309) introduced Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.). The statement can be attributed to Elizabeth Hyman, vice president, public advocacy, CompTIA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130107/DC38135LOGO) "CompTIA commends Chairman Goodlatte on the open,...

2013-09-18 12:35:43

Judiciary "principles" foreshadow action in the House ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) applauded principles released today by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte highlighting the way forward on legislation to close the decades-old loophole that gives special treatment to online-only retailers. RILA Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Bill Hughes highlighted the need for the House to act following an...

2013-09-12 16:29:03

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA-7) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA-18) introduced the U.S. House companion bill, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act to the Senate's Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act of 2013 Act, CTIA-The Wireless AssociationĀ® President and CEO Steve Largent said: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "Chairman Goodlatte and Representative Eshoo have been champions for the digital...

2013-07-11 16:25:33

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's passage of the Farm Bill by the House of Representatives brings us one step closer to historic dairy policy reform and proves that we can help dairy farmers without raising the prices of dairy products for consumers and for government programs. Although today's vote was close due to differences over the SNAP program, the Farm Bill now passed by the House includes the Goodlatte-Scott amendment, which was passed by a margin...

2013-06-20 16:28:05

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "IDFA commends the House of Representatives for voting, 291-135, to reform our dairy policies by establishing a new and expanded revenue insurance program for dairy farmers without imposing a controversial program that will have our government get into the business of limiting milk supplies, hurting consumers and costing American jobs. The momentum is now strongly against supply management for our dairy industry. "The Goodlatte-Scott...

2013-06-17 16:28:12

Supply Management Will Hurt Small Farms the Most WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study from Cornell University shows that the proposed Farm Bill dairy program will cost more than a bipartisan amendment that will be offered this week by Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and David Scott (D-GA). The study, "2013 Farm Bill Dairy Title Proposal Redistributes Program Benefits toward States with Larger Farms," also finds that the currently proposed Dairy...

2013-06-06 12:31:49

Generation Opportunity Facebook bombs Judiciary Chair, defeats bill WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), who was Facebook bombed by over 3,000 young activists in recent days, announced this morning that his committee would not take up Senate-passed legislation to collect taxes on Internet sales. Goodlatte's statement effectively kills the bill, deceptively labeled the "Marketplace Fairness Act." (Photo:...