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United States: AB 5 Update: California Senate Committee "Suspends" Discussion, For Now - Littler Mendelson

With the resumption of the current legislative session on August 12, 2019, the California Senate Appropriations Committee briefly considered Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5),
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U.S. Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post

The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after he denied sexual assault allegations against him.
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Lawmakers may craft new gun legislation after meeting [Video]Lawmakers may craft new gun legislation after meeting

Could new gun restrictions lie ahead for Florida? A Senate committee may shed light on that.

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Which Candidate Do Voters Trust On International Issues [Video]Which Candidate Do Voters Trust On International Issues

Business Insider has a new poll of the 2020 Democratic candidates. This time, Business Insider asked respondents to rank which candidate they trusted on foreign policy issues. Voters overwhelmingly saw..

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Officials seek tougher laws for drunk driving [Video]Officials seek tougher laws for drunk driving

Tears and tough testimony flowed out of a state Senate committee hearing Wednesday on OWI laws.

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Officials advocate for tougher OWI laws [Video]Officials advocate for tougher OWI laws

Tears and tough testimony flowed out of a state Senate committee hearing Wednesday on OWI laws.

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Why we need to fight misinformation about vaccines | Ethan Lindenberger [Video]Why we need to fight misinformation about vaccines | Ethan Lindenberger

Ethan Lindenberger never got vaccinated as a kid. So one day, he went on Reddit and asked a simple question: "Where do I go to get vaccinated?" The post went viral, landing Lindenberger in the middle..

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Senate Committee Holds Hearing On DHS Concerns [Video]Senate Committee Holds Hearing On DHS Concerns

Minnesota's largest state agency is having to answer to the state Senate today, Kim Johnson reports (0:26). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Aug. 13, 2019

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Senate Committee Approves Gen. John Hyten Amid Misconduct Allegations [Video]Senate Committee Approves Gen. John Hyten Amid Misconduct Allegations

Gen. Hyten's former aide, Army Col. Kathryn Spletstoser, accused him of making unwanted sexual advances toward her in 2017.

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U.S. Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill

A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration..
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United States: Senate Banking Committee Considers Testimony On Safe Banking Act - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs considered testimony on the Secure and Fair Enforcement ("SAFE") Banking Act
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Pakistan blocks 8 lakh websites to curb pornography

Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Around 800,000 porn sites had been banned in Pakistan and the number of visitors to porn sites had declined, a senate committee was told.
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Canada: Open Banking: A Call To Action From The Senate Committee On Banking, Trade And Commerce - Fasken

On June 19, 2019, the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce released its report Open Banking: What it Means for You (PDF) (the Report).
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United States: The American Mineral Security Act - Mayer Brown

United States Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, recently introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at bolstering the United States'..
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Pak refuses to open airspace for India until New Delhi withdraws fighters jets from forward IAF bases

Aviation Secretary Nusrat, who is also the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), on Thursday informed the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation that his department has intimated..
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Australia: Senate Committee report on the changing landscape of the Australian screen industry - Holding Redlich

The inquiry examined the adequacy of the current regulatory scheme around the Australian film and television industry.
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Canada: Report Of The Special Senate Committee On The Charitable Sector - Aird & Berlis LLP

It was appointed by the Senate at the end of January 2018, tasked with delivering its report by the end of the year. In November, that target was extended to September of this year.
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Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder

Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday.
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Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter: Brazil Senate panel

Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse..
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U.S. Congress pushing back at Trump over Saudi arms deals

A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for President Donald Trump to avoid congressional review of arms sales, underscoring lawmakers' anger over his..
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Canada: Update On The New Fisheries Act - The Senate Bids Farewell To The "Deeming Provision" - Gowling WLG

On May 27, 2019 the Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans released its report on Bill C-68, the new federal Fisheries Act (the "Act").
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Brazil: Modernization Of The Franchising Legal Framework Is Approved By The Senate Committee - TozziniFreire Advogados

The Economic Affairs Committee of the Federal Senate (CAE/SF) approved last week the opinion presented by Senator Kátia Abreu (PDT-TO) to the Bill of Law (PLC)
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Trump Jr says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee

The interview had been expected to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a meeting with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have information helpful for Trump Sr.'s 2016 presidential campaign.
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United States: SEC Chair Jay Clayton Defends FY 2020 Budget Request Before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

SEC Chair Jay Clayton defended the SEC's FY 2020 Budget Request of $1.746 billion before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government.
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Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview - source

Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, a congressional source familiar with the matter told Reuters..
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U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill

U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer, but disputes are likely to..
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U.S. Senate panel approves Trump's pick for Interior Department

A key Senate committee approved U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Interior on Thursday, putting former energy lobbyist David Bernhardt closer to becoming the permanent head..
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U.S. Republicans intensify counter-attack after Mueller investigation

A second U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday sought to examine the motives of federal agents and investigators who launched the Trump-Russia probe as a Republican effort gathered momentum to seek..
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U.S. transport chief: 'Questionable' why some Boeing safety features not required

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao told a Senate committee on Wednesday it was "very questionable" why some Boeing 737 MAX safety features were not required, but she stopped short of saying the..
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United States: Preemption, Enforcement And Consumer Choice, Oh My! The House And Senate Explore A Federal Privacy Law - Reed Smith

On February 26 and 27, 2019, the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce, and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, respectively, held hearings to explore the..
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Drug company executives to testify before Senate

Seven drug company executives will testify about rising prescription drug prices before a powerful U.S. Senate Committee on Tuesday, marking a sharp escalation in lawmakers' promises to address high..
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French senators call for perjury investigation against ex-Macron aide Benalla

A French senate committee on Wednesday recommended President Emmanuel Macron's former security aide, Alexandre Benalla, be prosecuted for perjury during a seven-month investigation into his violent..
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Fed Chair Powell to testify on economy to U.S. Senate committee February 26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Thursday said Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify on the state of the economy on Tuesday, Feb.
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Powerful Senate committee invites pharma executives to testify

A powerful U.S. Senate committee on Monday invited seven pharmaceutical companies to testify at a hearing later this month examining rising prescription drug prices.
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United States: House And Senate Democrats Ask Comptroller To Disclose FHFA Plans - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Ranking Member on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Sherrod Brown (D-OH) called on Comptroller of the Currency..
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U.S. Senate committee delays vote on Trump's attorney general pick

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday postponed a vote on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr, as Democrats expressed concern that he might not make public a final..
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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer

A Senate committee has subpoenaed US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, his attorney said Thursday, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand related to the..
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United States: Senate Democrats Preview Workplace Harassment Agenda - Littler Mendelson

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the ranking Democrat on the U.S. Senate's Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions – the committee with oversight of federal anti-discrimination law
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United States: SEC Chair Testimony Before The Senate - Mayer Brown

SEC Chair Clayton testified on December 11, 2018 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
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From Robert Meller to Senate Committee, here is a list of probes posing risk for Trump

Here are the various agencies or groups whose investigations pose a risk for Trump or are offshoots of Mueller's probe.
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United States: Senate Committee Advances FERC Appointee Bernard McNamee to Confirmation Vote - Troutman Sanders LLP

On November 27, 2018, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources ("ENR Committee") advanced FERC nominee Bernard McNamee to a full vote on the Senate floor.
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