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NCSL Commends Senators Introduction to Level Playing Field for Local Retailers  | Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate moved a step closer to creating a level playing field for local retailers today as Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA).
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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College sexual assault crackdown sparks effort to protect rights of accused In other states, bills have been introduced to enact mandatory reporting requirements, strengthen relationships with law enforcement, establish task forces and create victims’ bills of rights, said Suzanne Hultin, analyst with the National Conference on State Legislatures. “Every state is looking at something kind of different,” said Ms. Hultin. Washington Times

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

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