Federal and State Legislation All the latest releases pertaining to matters of federal and state legislation, including proposed, pending, and passed bills. Find responses to legislation decisions from concern advocacy groups, lobbies, and industry representatives, and stories regarding campaigns and initiatives aimed at encouraging or preventing proposed legislation. Also included are related opinion poll and survey results.

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08:41 ET New Wilderness Alliance Announces Draft Legislation for Northern Yellowstone Ecosystem

The Gallatin Yellowstone Wilderness Alliance today announced their proposal for new Wilderness designations on the Custer Gallatin National Forest...


Jan 11, 2021, 13:39 ET Treehouse Announces Legislative Priorities for Youth in Foster Care

Treehouse announced it will be asking the Washington State Legislature to preserve educational and adult-transitional investments for youth...


Jan 11, 2021, 10:45 ET OpenGov and Fyllo Announce Strategic Partnership to Create the First Comprehensive Cannabis Licensing, Regulatory and Compliance Tracking Solution for Local Governments

Today, OpenGov and Fyllo announced they have entered into a strategic partnership, combining OpenGov's industry-leading cloud ERP and Citizen...


Jan 08, 2021, 14:40 ET Second Front Systems Applauds Congressional Passage of National Defense Authorization Act for the 60th Consecutive Year

Today, Second Front Systems (2F), a venture-backed defense software company, applauds Congress for passing the National Defense Authorization Act...


Jan 06, 2021, 15:24 ET Support Available to Customers in Early Stages of EVV Mandate Going into Effect

The EVV Mandate under the 21st Century Cures Act, officially in effect as of the first of the year, brings an increased need for support from users...


Jan 06, 2021, 09:30 ET Legislation Expands Reach of U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission

On December 31, U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed into law legislation that expands the reach of the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, adding a ...


Jan 05, 2021, 14:23 ET Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls on the State Senate to Seat Senator Jim Brewster Immediately

Today, the State Senate GOP announced its refusal to seat Jim Brewster, the elected state senator from the 45th district. The officers of the...


Jan 04, 2021, 08:00 ET Massachusetts Enacts Law Improving Access to Care

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners? (AANP) recognizes the leadership of Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Legislature in...


Jan 02, 2021, 07:00 ET Luna Global Networks Applauds Congress Enacting Law to End Anonymous Companies Undermining National Security

Luna Global Networks applauds Congress overriding the President's veto on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2021. On Jan. 1, the...


Jan 01, 2021, 15:29 ET Semiconductor Industry Applauds NDAA Enactment, Urges Full Funding for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Research Provisions

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Congress for enacting the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that...


Dec 28, 2020, 21:05 ET National Alliance for Hispanic Health Praises Enactment of the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act

"E-cigarette sales are driving a youth tobacco tipping point. But we now have new tools to protect youth and support parents frustrated by the...


Dec 28, 2020, 10:37 ET AST Applauds Congressional Leaders for Passage of the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act

After nearly 20 years of tireless advocacy from the transplant stakeholder community and some very committed Congressional leaders, the Comprehensive ...


Dec 27, 2020, 22:04 ET Largest Kidney Group Thanks President Trump For Signing Pandemic Relief And Transplant Drug Coverage

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest and oldest kidney patient organization in the United States, released the following...


Dec 23, 2020, 11:30 ET UFCW, Meat Institute Call on Governors in All 50 States to Prioritize Vaccination of Frontline Meat and Poultry Workers

Today, the nation's largest union for meatpacking workers and the association representing meat producers joined forces to urge all 50 U.S. governors ...


Dec 22, 2020, 15:56 ET Amistad Project Files Federal Lawsuit Demanding State Legislatures in Contested States Be Allowed to Certify Electors Prior to Congressional Count

The Amistad Project of the non-partisan Thomas More Society has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia...


Dec 22, 2020, 11:04 ET Stimulus Package Brings Much-Needed Funding For Teamster-Related Industries

A $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus package included in the federal government's fiscal 2021 funding bill and approved by Congress last night offers...


Dec 22, 2020, 09:17 ET Congress Protects Patients and Delays Medicare Payment Cuts; Still More Work to Be Done

Congress voted to protect patients' access to surgical care by delaying steep Medicare payment cuts from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...


Dec 22, 2020, 09:02 ET Washington Fails American Cities, Threatens Economic Recovery

Today, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer released the following statement in response to the congressional ...


Dec 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Lawmakers Introduce Federal Legislation To Prevent Organ Transplant Discrimination

The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome, applauds the introduction of ...


Dec 22, 2020, 08:30 ET GridWise Alliance Applauds Congress For Passing Comprehensive Energy Bill

The GridWise Alliance congratulates the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and the House...


Dec 22, 2020, 08:17 ET National Kidney Foundation Applauds Landmark Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage Legislation Passed in the U.S. Senate

"Last night the U.S. Senate passed landmark immunosuppressive drug legislation, which has the potential to save the lives of kidney transplant...


Dec 16, 2020, 13:05 ET Alliance for Aging Research Files Brief Encouraging Federal Court to Delay Implementation of Administration's Most Favored Nation Rule

On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the Alliance for Aging Research filed an amicus curiae brief, urging the United States District Court for the Northern ...


Dec 15, 2020, 04:20 ET Marijuana Activist Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion Announces NJ/NYE Constitutional Amendment Smoke Out and the Opening of a Citizen's Dispensary at NJWeedman's Joint

If you can't beat them, join them? Well sort of. New Jersey's most vocal adversary of the state's new legislation, which legalizes 'regulated...


Dec 14, 2020, 12:44 ET CED Issues Statement Urging Congress & Administration to Swiftly Adopt Bipartisan Agreement on COVID-19 Relief Funding

The Trustees of the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED)—business leaders from across the country, representing virtually ...


Dec 10, 2020, 19:30 ET Senator Boozman Leads Legislation in Senate to Protect Patients' Access to Surgical Care

Senators John Boozman (R-Arkansas), Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Mississippi), Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), and Susan Collins...