LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Attention texting pedestrians and iPod-obsessed runners on the street: You may soon get unplugged. After targeting drivers who paid more attention to their phone calls and text messages than the road ...Read More »
Obama signs bill extending IOLTA account coverage
A bill that extends full FDIC protection of Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts for two more years has been signed by President Barack Obama. The law closes an inadvertent loophole created earlier this year ...
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Technical glitch threatens food safety bill
Hours after the Senate passed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, which would overhaul the nation’s food safety system in response to a rash of recalls and food borne illnesses, a technical problem in the text of the bill threatened its chances of becoming law.
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Congress sends small biz assistance bill to Obama
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic-controlled Congress on Thursday sent President Barack Obama a long-delayed bill to help struggling small businesses with easier credit and other incentives to expand and hire new workers.
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Do you know what metadata is?
A bill that would expand New York’s electronic filing program for certain papers in civil litigation in supreme and other courts is expected to receive the governor’s signature by the end of the week. The legislation will enable Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau ...Read More »
Federal tax credit deadline extended
Mortgage firms and real estate attorneys scrambling to beat the June 30 closing deadline for homebuyers to qualify for a federal tax credit now have three more months to get it done.
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Plan to televise Supreme Court sessions advances
The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill that would require the U.S. Supreme Court to allow cameras in its courtroom unless the justices vote otherwise in a particular case.
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