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SC Treasurer Sounds Alarm About State Investments
News Channel 7February 1, 2012

He says the legislature doesn't need to pass any new laws regarding the state's investments; the current laws just need to be enforced. So who enforces those laws? "In some cases it's the treasurer; some cases the Budget and Control Board; ...more »

Overview (February 2011)
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

As a result, during 2011 a number of amendments were introduced to the employment framework. Significant legislation affecting employers introduced in 2011 included the following. Enacted on September 19 2011 by the National Council of Employment, ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Support building among legislative leaders for delaying action on federal ...
The RepublicFebruary 2, 2012

Support is building among Republicans in the General Assembly for delaying until the fall any action on state requirements set by President Barack Obama's federal health care law. House Speaker Beth Harwell said Thursday that she believes it would be ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Bills to create health-care exchanges halted
Lynchburg News and AdvanceFebruary 1, 2012

RICHMOND — Legislators and insurance lobbyists urged a House of Delegates committee to approve a bill Tuesday that would create a health-care exchange to comply with federal law, but the panel decided to wait. If the US Supreme Court were to uphold ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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CRESTLINE: Elderly woman out $6000, trainer arrested
Press-EnterpriseFebruary 3, 2012

She was booked for investigation of elder abuse, burglary, check fraud and grand theft, jail records show. She was released at 10:12 pm Thursday on $125000 bail. Also known as Jacqueline Johnson-Seright, the suspect and victim met at The Spinners gym ...more »

Living Wills
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Monterey County HeraldFebruary 5, 2012

Black has been accused of violating federal laws that protect marine mammals. There it is, in sunbathed living color. Exhibit A. Monterey Bay marine biologist Nancy Black hangs over the side of her inflatable research dinghy with one hand gripping a ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Health law delivers $2.1 billion in savings on drugs for seniors
Los Angeles TimesFebruary 2, 2012

By Noam N. Levey In the first full year of the new healthcare law, 3.6 million people in the government Medicare program saved $2.1 billion on prescription drugs in 2011, the Obama administration announced Thursday. The savings are one of the first ...more »


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