Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: bill

Bill would close state contractors’ pay gap

A bill announced this week would require equal pay for equal work from companies that want to do business with the state of New York. The bill, drafted by Sen. Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) and Assembly Member Deborah Glick (D-Manhattan), would ...

Read More »

Pending bill could change class action certifications

Changes in the way class action lawsuits are handled are being considered by Congress and the Judicial Conference of the United States. Some House representatives think the current law is overly broad, allowing people who have not been injured to ...

Read More »

Cuomo bill details plans for tax-free zones

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released his bill for the tax-free job creation program he promoted last week during a statewide tour. The bill detailing the program Monday for the first time shows it could be established upstate, in ...

Read More »

Tax-free Internet shopping jeopardized by bill

WASHINGTON — Tax-free shopping on the Internet could be in jeopardy under a bill making its way through the Senate. The bill would empower states to require online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for purchases made over ...

Read More »

House to reject debt limit increase without cuts

WASHINGTON — The GOP-led House is poised to reject a bill Tuesday to increase the nation’s debt limit without the big spending cuts that Republicans are demanding. The move is intended as an embarrassing reminder to Democrats that increasing the government’s ability to borrow is tied to such reductions.

Read More »

Bill would extend COBRA coverage to domestic partners

Legislation that would give domestic partners the same COBRA health coverage as married spouses has been introduced in both houses of Congress. The Equal Access to COBRA Act, S. 563, was introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif. ...

Read More »