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2014-07-21 12:25:41

Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the US Senate Committee on Finance Will Convene a Congressional Hearing on NDSS' Top Legislative Priority, #PasstheABLEact, and NDSS Board Member Sara Wolff Set to Testify WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sara Wolff, a board member and self-advocate from the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), will testify before the Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the US Senate Committee on Finance on the Achieving a Better Life...

2013-12-17 23:03:03

Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Filed as Amendment to Senate Finance Committee Legislation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Senate Finance Committee recently passed the Sustainable Growth Rate Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2013, and with it, an amendment to include the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, a top public policy priority for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). The amendment, which had the same language as S. 1672, was...

2011-05-19 11:55:00

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Enforce Antidumping & Countervailing Duty Orders (the "Coalition") today issued a letter thanking the Senate Finance Committee's Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness, its Chairman, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), and its Ranking Member, Sen. John Thune (R-SD), for the May 5, 2011 hearing "Enforcing America's Trade Laws in the Face of Customs Fraud and Duty Evasion." The hearing examined...

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2011-05-19 11:45:00

According to a new study, U.S. businesses could support about one million more jobs if China stopped intellectual property violations. The U.S. International Trade Commission surveyed businesses and estimated that they lost about $48 billion in 2009 due to infringement of intellectual property rights by China. The survey said if China raised its enforcement to U.S. levels, the businesses could increase employment by 923,000 jobs in the U.S. The commission also said that up to 2.1 million...

2011-03-15 15:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National non-profit wireless consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org® today recognized the leadership of Chairman Howard Coble (R-NC) after the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on recently re-introduced H.R. 1002, the bipartisan 'Wireless Tax Fairness Act.' This important legislation now joins its Senate companion bill, S. 543, the bipartisan 'Wireless Tax...


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