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State Lawmakers Comment on Need for E-Fairness Legislation
WASHINGTON—The Committee on Judiciary in the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing Wednesday to discuss e-fairness legislation, which aims to close a loophole that allows online sellers to avoid charging sales tax in states where they do not have any physical stores or warehouses.

 

 

 

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“Of course the great recession represented a sea change in the state pension world.’’

NCSL's Luke Martel in Bloomberg BNA

“There are so many factors that can affect electricity rates, from resources to demand.”

NCSL's Glen Andersen in Governing article about renewable energy

 

 

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Vermont lawmakers send GMO food-labeling law to governor
A law that would make Vermont the first U.S. state to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, received final approval from state lawmakers on Wednesday and now heads to the governor's desk. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, more than two dozen states are considering GMO labeling bills. Reuters
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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To receive updates and ask questions about state legislative activity, email press-room@ncsl.org. And feel free to contact us:

Jane Carroll Andrade                Mick Bullock                     
Director of Public Affairs           Director of Public Affairs 
303-856-1464                           202-624-3557                      

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 


 

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