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Health overhaul law suffers first major casualty –

Proponents, including many groups that fought to pass the health care law, have vowed a vigorous effort to rescue the program, insisting that Congress gave the administration broad authority to make changes. Long-term care includes not only nursing homes …

Health care law loses major long-term insurance piece –

The Obama administration Friday pulled the plug on a major program in the president’s signature health overhaul law – a long-term care insurance plan dogged from the beginning by doubts over its financial solvency. Targeted by congressional …

Obama pulls plug on part of health overhaul law –

Targeted by congressional Republicans for repeal, the program became the first casualty in the political and policy wars over the health care law. It had been expected to launch in 2013. “This is a victory for the American taxpayer and … Continue reading

Egyptian military council amends criminal law to tackle discrimination – Xinhua News Agency

CAIRO, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) — The Egyptian Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) ratified Saturday an amendment to the Criminal Law to tackle discrimination among the Egyptians as tension between the Muslims and the Coptics grows. Under the latest …

Egypt Military Issues Law to Punish Discrimination – Naharnet

Egypt’s ruling military approved Saturday a law to punish discrimination after clashes between soldiers and Christians killed 25 people in the country’s worst violence since a revolt this year. The amendment to the criminal code states a punishment of a … Continue reading

New and Enlightening Medical Malpractice Claim Statistics –

please consult with an experienced medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. Texas medical malpractice law is complicated and you need a skilled legal professional to protect your rights.

United States: Employees Score Another Win Under The New York City Human Rights Law – Mondaq

As we previously reported, in 2009, a New York state appellate court first held in Williams v. New York City Housing Authority, that a plaintiff claiming hostile work environment harassment under the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) need … Continue reading

Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Grijalva Calls for Attorney General Investigation Of Anti-Trust Activity By Largest Banks –

We urge you to immediately open an investigation to determine whether banking trade associations and/or individual banks have violated antitrust laws. Specifically, we are concerned that communications between banks and bank associations that may amount to …

Improve the Canadian and European-Union trade agreement to better protect the environment, says Canadian Environmental Law Association – CNW Group

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2011 /CNW/ -Today, the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) published a report about the negative environmental effects that could result from the Canadian and European-Union trade agreement, currently in its final stages of …

Don’t let D.C. dictate how to reform Georgia’s tax laws – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

The warning had an ominous ring to it. It was a month too early for Halloween, but here was someone from the nation’s capital, telling an Atlanta audience about apparitions in the halls of Congress. “Washington is being haunted by … Continue reading