KEY VICTORIES AT 11TH HOUR: Congress closes out '00 leftovers
- The Case for a Do-Nothing Congress. // Multinational Monitor;Jun99, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p5
Editorial. Comments on the gifts bestowed on United States' businesses by the corporatist Congress. Information on the Y2K immunity legislation; Outcome if H.R. 10 financial modernization bill which is enacted into law; Details on the bankruptcy legislation; Cause of gridlock in the Congress.
- CBIA urges state to enact tax breaks. Duby, Christopher // Fairfield County Business Journal;1/22/96, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p5
Reports on a number of pro-business legislation for Connecticut passed in Congress' legislative session in 1995. Lowering of corporate income tax rates; Tax credit changes; Enactment on tax breaks; Benefit of small companies from technological improvements.
- The 1997-1998 Congress' impact on business. // Nation's Business;Dec98, Vol. 86 Issue 12, p72
Editorial. Comments on the legislations passed by the Congress which affect the business community in the United States. Business bill enacted; Initiatives blocked by the lawmakers serving in the 1997-1998 sessions; Criticism on the 105th Congress.
- Congress considers franchisor restraints. // Nation's Business;Jun93, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p10
Reports on the Congressional debate whether federal regulation of franchisor/franchisee should be expanded. Problem of fraudulent and deceptive business practices; Franchise Disclosure and Consumer Protection Act; Federal Fair Franchise Practices Act; Federal Franchise Data and Public...
- Private dining. // Human Events;12/1/95, Vol. 51 Issue 46, p24
Reports on the shutdown of the US senate dining room. Ordering of pizza by some senators; Turning the House restaurant into a private one.
- Industry lobbyists cast wary eye at evenly split Congress. Prewitt, Milford // Nation's Restaurant News;02/26/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p1
Reports on the cautious optimism of United States foodservice industry lobbyists about the 107th Congress. Priorities of the U.S. foodservice industry; Revocation of the ergonomics standard; Tax deductions for business meals; Naturalization of immigrant labor workers.
- ASFSA says it can't swallow costs of meeting higher nutrition standards. // Nation's Restaurant News;3/17/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p22
Reports that school foodservice directors have asked the United States Congress to increase the amount of money the United States Department of Agriculture is allowed to reimburse schools for meals served to low-income children. Reduced-price-meals category for low-income families.
- Senate Banking Chairman Reveals '04 Priorities. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;1/23/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31806, p6
Reports on the financial-related priorities of the Senate Banking Committee for 2004 in the U.S. Chairman of the committee; Disadvantages brought by Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act; Committees' list of priorities.
- Washington's help hard to understand. Hegarty, Liam // Fairfield County Business Journal;06/29/98, Vol. 37 Issue 26, p4
Opinion. Reacts to the passage by the US Congress' House of Representatives of the Sales Compensation Act (H.R. 2888). Fate of H.R. 2888 in the US Senate; Sponsors' interpretation of the bill; Opponents' interpretation of the bill.