December 17 -- The New Federalism
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OR Senate Approves SB 1551
The OREGON Senate approves SB 1551 , which would require companies to notify consumers within 45 days after discovering a data breach of their personal information and prohibits companies from charging consumers for a security...
IN GOVERNOR SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER 17-31
INDIANA Gov. Eric Holcomb (R) signs Executive Order 17-31 , which grants full-time Hoosier State public workers up to 150 hours of paid leave to be with their newborn or newly adopted children. Part-time workers...
Vermont Approves HB 196
The VERMONT House approves HB 196 , which would require business owners to provide workers with six weeks of family leave at 80 percent of their salary, paid for by a statewide payroll tax on all workers. The measure moves to...
Indiana Approves HB 1133
The INDIANA House approves HB 1133 , which bars local governments from banning Airbnb and similar short-term rental services. The bill moves to the Senate (INDIANAPOLIS STAR).
New Jersey Signs AB 3695
NEW JERSEY Gov....
Business In NJ
The NEW JERSEY House gives final approval to AB 2750, a bill that will make it illegal for employers to pay workers of different genders different wages for doing “substantially similar work.” It is now with Gov. Chris Christie...
Business in DE
The DELAWARE Senate approves SB 39, a bill that would raise the First State minimum wage to $10.25 by 2020. It is now in the House (LEXISNEXIS STATE NET, DELAWAREONLINE.COM).
Business in IN
The INDIANA House approves HB 1247, which...
IA Says NO Min Wage Hike
The IOWA House kills legislation that would have raised the Hawkeye State minimum wage to $8.75 by 2016 (IOWASTATEDAILY.COM).
ME Vetoes SB 55
MAINE Gov. Paul LePage (R) vetoes SB 55, which would have required pints of...