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ODE Files Waiver From No Child Left Behind ActSVAA audit cites state law violations, conflicts of interestDid NYPD Spying On Muslims Violate The Law?Governor signs private school tax credit bill into lawLaw Proposes to Make School Buses BillboardsFunding for DHS preparedness grants cut by $1BOffshore Account? How New Laws Affect Your MoneyJapanese official calling for money manager auditsLegal Hurdles Foil Mass Effect 3 "Space Edition" Lottery - UPDATEDMarshfield mailing violated campaign finance lawRD Legal Funding Provides Financial Relief for GlaxoSmithKline Diabetes Drug ...Abortion foes want women's health funds rerouted from Planned ParenthoodLaw Proposes to Make School Buses BillboardsBlack money: Panel suggests tougher lawGovernment panel wants crackdown on black money hoarders

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Passage of AMLA amendments seen in '12
MalayaFebruary 1, 2012

BY JIMMY C. CALAPATI THE Bangko Sentral hopes the amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Law (AMLA) will be passed this year, four years after it submitted the proposal to Congress. The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) submitted in 2008 for ...more »

Groups seek to help stressed homeowners
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleFebruary 1, 2012

Statewide, nearly 250000 homeowners are in foreclosure or serious delinquency, according to the Empire Justice Center, a statewide public interest law firm. That includes about 14600 in the Finger Lakes region. Cuomo did not include money for the ...more »

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ODE Files Waiver From No Child Left Behind Act
NBC4i.comFebruary 29, 2012

The Ohio Department of Education has filed a waiver to free them from the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act. (more) The goal of the “No Child Left Behind Law” was to have 100 percent of all students proficient in math and reading at every ...more »

SVAA audit cites state law violations, conflicts of interest
Daytona Beach News-JournalFebruary 29, 2012

"Whatever we can do to get the money back, I'm willing to do it." County Manager Jim Dinneen said the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will be getting a copy of the audit while the county finishes its own internal inquiry, which could lead to a ...more »

Did NYPD Spying On Muslims Violate The Law?
Huffington PostFebruary 29, 2012

The NYPD did not respond to our request for comment about allegations it has violated the law. So Mayor Bloomberg and police commissioner Ray Kelly say everything that the NYPD did was legal and constitutional. Other people have disagreed 2013 Newark ...more »

Governor signs private school tax credit bill into law
AZ Central.comFebruary 29, 2012

Jan Brewer signed into law today a bill that doubles the amount individual taxpayers can contribute to private school scholarship funds and reduce their tax obligation to the state. The current maximum private school scholarship tax credits are $503 ...more »

Law Proposes to Make School Buses Billboards
Patch.comFebruary 29, 2012

Sen. Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) has proposed legislation that would allow school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior of their buses. By Melanie C. Johnson Could school buses be the new frontier for advertising? State Sen.more »

Funding for DHS preparedness grants cut by $1B
Urgent CommunicationsFebruary 29, 2012

The 9/11 Act requires states to dedicate 25% of UASI funds to law enforcement terrorism prevention activities. Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) Program provides more than $339 million to assist state and local governments in enhancing and ...more »

Offshore Account? How New Laws Affect Your Money
Investing AnswersFebruary 29, 2012

In 2010, the IRA and the Treasury Department passed legislation called the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), and those regulations will force many foreign banks to divulge the identities and account information of US customers with sizeable ...more »

Japanese official calling for money manager audits
Pensions & InvestmentsFebruary 29, 2012

By Bloomberg Japan's ruling party is seeking legal changes to require that privately owned money management firms have their business reports audited by outsiders in a bid to avoid a recurrence of the AIJ Investment Advisors Co. case.more »

Legal Hurdles Foil Mass Effect 3 "Space Edition" Lottery - UPDATED
Escapist MagazineFebruary 29, 2012

It seems like a pretty solid idea to me but as Kotaku was told by attorney Mark Methenitis, the man behind the Law of the Game blog, it contravenes a lot of laws, beginning with a Nevada law stating that such things are legal only if all money raised ...more »

Marshfield mailing violated campaign finance law
Wicked LocalFebruary 29, 2012

“We are pleased to bring closure to this issue and to continue moving forward in building a new Marshfield High School,” Borstel stated. The 15 members of the school building committee have been found in violation of campaign finance law over a ...more »

RD Legal Funding Provides Financial Relief for GlaxoSmithKline Diabetes Drug ...
Sacramento BeeFebruary 29, 2012

(SOURCE: http://unchealthcare.wordpress.com/2010/07/15/one-physicians-take-on-the-avandia-controversy/) After false and misleading comments about Avandia were made by sales representatives to an undercover investigator, the FDA issued a reprimand ...more »

Abortion foes want women's health funds rerouted from Planned Parenthood
Columbus DispatchFebruary 29, 2012

Yet, state lawmakers keep seeking to add to the list of public employees whose home addresses cannot be released to the public. The home addresses of federal law-enforcement officers and probation officers would be shielded from release under separate ...more »

Law Proposes to Make School Buses Billboards
Patch.comFebruary 29, 2012

Sen. Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) has proposed legislation that would allow school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior of their buses. By Melanie C. Johnson Could school buses be the new frontier for advertising? State Sen.more »

Black money: Panel suggests tougher law
MSN IndiaFebruary 29, 2012

To rein in black money transactions in the real estate sector, the panel has recommended that pre- emptive purchase of immovable property be reintroduced in the IT law. Similarly, the bullion and jewellery sectors are seen as a big consumer and ...more »

Government panel wants crackdown on black money hoarders
India TodayFebruary 29, 2012

The first draft of the black money committee report accessed by Mail Today recommends that the punishment for those convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act should be increased from the present seven years to a maximum term of 10 years rigorous ...more »

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