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Overtime Bill Would Help Business Owners and Workers

Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., recently introduced a bill that could help small businesses cope with the U.S. Department of Labor’s recent doubling of the overtime pay threshold by phasing in the increases over three years. The proposal would also remove a provision that indexes wage increases to inflation. “The nation’s home … Continue reading

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House Proposes Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

In a rare display of bipartisanship, House Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) introduced a resolution aimed at increasing buildings’ energy efficiency. According to a press release on Blackburn’s website, H.R. 5027, or the Energy Savings and Building … Continue reading

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