Idaho sign language regulation will lead to interpreter shortage, official says

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

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New regulations to restrict the sign language industry will lead to a supply shortage in the market, a state official confirmed Wednesday at the Capitol in Boise.

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Burned: Idaho lawmakers move to restrict tanning for youngsters

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

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A House panel approved Wednesday a bill proponents believe will protect Idaho youth from the dangers of tanning, despite criticism the measure represents government overreach into family affairs.

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Auto-dealing Idaho lawmaker declares war on competitors Tesla, Elio

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

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Members of a special committee introduced legislation Wednesday that would protect Idaho auto dealers from upstart competitors who want to sell cars directly to consumers.

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It’s here: FCC adopts net neutrality, first significant Internet regulation

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  National, News, Tennessee  /  No Comments

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Watched by leagues of passionate activists on both sides, the Federal Communications Commission today passed its first significant Internet regulation by reclassifying it as a Title II public utility, known as net neutrality.

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Unions gave $575K to Wisconsin Democratic senators voting against right-to-work bill

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Legislature, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Labor unions have contributed about $575,000 to the 14 Democratic senators who voted Wednesday against right-to-work legislation being fast-tracked through the state Legislature, according to a Wisconsin Reporter review of campaign finance records.

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Taxpayers soon could see why Virginia is filling lawyers’ pockets

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

Screenshot of McDonnell legal invoice by Kathryn Watson

The offices of governor and attorney general might get a little more transparent in Virginia.

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