Charitable Trusts. Legal news and articles for April 22 - 24, 2017

Opinion: The quiet decline of mass incarceration in AmericaTeachers Continue Lawsuit Against State For Underfunded PensionsATR Urges Texas Lawmakers to Support Paycheck Protection ...ATR Supports HJ Res. 73 and SJ Res. 19 Repealing CFPB's Prepaid Card RulesIRS Announces May 2017 Applicable Federal Rates and 7520 RatesPinjrapole Charitable Trust presents water purifier at Central JailAt Least 61000 Nationwide Are in Prison for Minor Parole ViolationsMuslim Law has a long and distinguished history in Sri LankaNurse licensing laws block treatment for opioid addictionStatehouse Insider: Let the show resumeMichelle Singletary: Don't let Congress block prepaid card protectionsStatehouse Insider: Let the show resumeThe decline of mass imprisonmentCharities 'must speak out' on UK's failing care system and on BrexitNurse Licensing Laws Block Treatment for Opioid Addiction

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Missouri election expert: organization's services better than applying voter ID laws
Missourinet.comMarch 27, 2017

The center, which was launched in 2012 with support from Pew Charitable Trusts, analyzes and matches post office change-of-address forms, death records, vehicle registrations and voter registration records to help ensure accuracy. Stegmaier says the ...more »

Small business bill would make it easier to offer retirement plans
Financial Regulation NewsMarch 27, 2017

Current law requires each individual plan to file a separate Form 5500 to satisfy reporting requirements under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code. This bill would eliminate duplicative reporting by plan ... A 2016 ...more »

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Opinion: The quiet decline of mass incarceration in America
The Daily ProgressApril 24, 2017

“Locking Up Our Own,” a remarkable new book by Yale Law School professor and former District of Columbia public defender James Forman Jr., tells the poignant but neglected story of how newly enfranchised black communities coped with this dilemma as a ...more »

Teachers Continue Lawsuit Against State For Underfunded Pensions
89.3 WFPLApril 24, 2017

The Teachers Retirement Legal Fund argues that state leaders have broken the law by not setting aside enough money for the Kentucky Teachers Retirement System, which manages the pensions of about 141,000 school system retirees. Randy Wieck, a history ...more »

ATR Urges Texas Lawmakers to Support Paycheck Protection ...
Americans for Tax Reform (blog)April 24, 2017

Texas is widely seen as a bastion of conservative and free market policies and governance. However, while Texas is a Right to Work state, it does not have a ...more »

ATR Supports HJ Res. 73 and SJ Res. 19 Repealing CFPB's Prepaid Card Rules
Americans for Tax Reform (blog)April 24, 2017

On behalf of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) I write to express ATR's strong support for using the Congressional Review Act to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) rule on prepaid debit cards. Issued in the fall of 2016 and set to go ...more »

IRS Announces May 2017 Applicable Federal Rates and 7520 Rates
The National Law ReviewApril 24, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publishes a monthly update to the applicable federal rates (AFRs) and 7520 rates. The May 2017 rates generally reflect a slight decrease from the April rates. Planning professionals and their clients should take note ...more »

Pinjrapole Charitable Trust presents water purifier at Central Jail
The HitavadaApril 24, 2017

CONTINUING to serve ailing humanity, Pinjrapole Charitable Trust, one of the oldest trusts of the city once again extended support to needy person. Trust has completed 106 years of its service to needy people. It is constantly serving poor, helpless ...more »

At Least 61000 Nationwide Are in Prison for Minor Parole Violations
The Marshall ProjectApril 24, 2017

Among the millions of people incarcerated in the United States, a significant portion have long been thought to be parole violators, those who were returned to prison not for committing a crime but for failing to follow rules: missing an appointment ...more »

Muslim Law has a long and distinguished history in Sri Lanka
Daily MirrorApril 23, 2017

When I initiated the move for improvements not only to the MMDA of 1951 but also to the Muslim Mosques and Charitable Trusts or Wakfs Act of 1956 way back in 1970, in my capacity as the President of the Law Students' Muslim Majlis by holding a two- day ...more »

Nurse licensing laws block treatment for opioid addiction
PBS NewsHourApril 23, 2017

... people who need it, and governors and lawmakers do as well, scope of practice laws are not likely to be changed overnight just because of the opioid epidemic,” Kopanos said. This story was produced by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable ...more »

Statehouse Insider: Let the show resume
The State Journal-RegisterApril 23, 2017

You've got to pace yourself in this business. * Gov. BRUCE RAUNER spoke last week to a group of business leaders in the ... Good thing judges have to decide cases on the law, not on the basis of who says they're part of the problem. * Rauner also ...more »

Michelle Singletary: Don't let Congress block prepaid card protections
Worcester TelegramApril 23, 2017

Half of unbanked prepaid cardholders have household incomes under $25,000 a year, according to a report by the Pew Charitable Trust. “Consumers — especially the unbanked — use the cards to help control spending, stay out of debt and avoid overdraft ...more »

Statehouse Insider: Let the show resume
Peoria Journal StarApril 22, 2017

They're part of the system.” Good thing judges have to decide cases on the law, not on the basis of who says they're part of the problem. ... The good news comes from a Pew Charitable Trust survey of state pension funding. It found that Illinois only ...more »

The decline of mass imprisonment
NewsdayApril 22, 2017

“Locking Up Our Own,” a remarkable new book by Yale Law School professor and former District of Columbia public defender James Forman Jr., tells the poignant but neglected story of how newly enfranchised black communities coped with this dilemma as a ...more »

Charities 'must speak out' on UK's failing care system and on Brexit
Financial TimesApril 22, 2017

But Ms Unwin said: “The Lobbying Act restricts the amount of money you can spend [and] charity law prevents you from supporting a particular political party, but we are an advocacy sector… and there is nothing to stop organisations lobbying on the ...more »

Nurse Licensing Laws Block Treatment for Opioid Addiction
Route FiftyApril 22, 2017

Tens of thousands more nurse practitioners and physician assistants could be helping, too, by applying for a federal license to prescribe the potentially life-saving medicine. But laws in more than half the states are likely to prevent nurses from ...more »

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