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PRO Act Passes the House but Fate in Senate Remains Unknown

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives (HR 482) March 9, seeking to redefine what constitutes an independent contractor. That move has everyone from union leaders, to small businesses trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Senate Names Conferees for Comprehensive Energy Bill

The U.S. Senate voted 84-3 on Tuesday to form a conference committee with House lawmakers to iron out differences on competing energy bills. Seven senators were picked to work on the legislation. In late May, the House of Representatives selected 40 of its members … Continue reading

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Revised Energy Bill Passes House, Heads to Conference Committee

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amended version of the comprehensive energy bill that the Senate passed in April. It now goes to a joint congressional conference committee, where differences will be resolved to ensure that President Obama signs it. Continue reading

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