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  1. Common Draws Thousands In Sacramento For Justice Reform Event

    Grammy-winning host and rapper Common now hopes to take the moment inside Capitol walls, as he pushes lawmakers to make a…
  2. Former Rep. Lynn Woolsey among 7 nominated to new county panel on pension reform

    Pressdemocrat.com - California (CA) 08.22 / 04:08 pressdemocrat.com
    A former congresswoman from Sonoma County and three veterans of a previous local pension reform group are among the seven people nominated to a new …
  3. Cruz's to-do list includes tax reform, repealing Obamacare

    Ksat.com - San Antonio 08.22 / 00:53 ksat.com
    After what he called a disappointing loss by only a single vote in the U.S. Senate last month, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said Monday in San Antonio that repealing Obamacare is still his top priority."I believe failure is not an option," Cruz said.The senator said Obamacare has been "a job killer," especially among small businesses.Cruz was in the Alamo City to give the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce his legislative update. Related: Cruz calls for withdrawing from Paris Climate Pact The…
  4. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushes GOP plan for tax reform in Louisville

    Wave3.com - Louisville 08.22 / 00:09 wave3.com
    The embattled Senate Majority Leader and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke briefly in Louisville, united in their support for tax…
  5. Special session ends over impasse on property tax reform bill

    Lightandchampion.com - Texas (TX) 08.22 / 00:05 lightandchampion.com
    AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott gave legislators 20 must-pass items, but the lawmakers delivered only 12 bills to his desk during the first called session of the 85th Texas L…
  6. Senator Irvin Files for Stronger Tort Reform

    Fairfieldbaynews.com - Business 08.21 / 23:58 fairfieldbaynews.com
    On Thursday, February 2, Senator Missy Irvin (R – Mountain View), filed SJR 8 to give Arkansas’s voters the chance to decide whether our state needs stronger tort reform for businesses. Arkansas ranks 41st in the nation for our legal climate for businesses, which hinders our state’s ability to compete with neighboring states for jobs. […
  7. Shining a light on civil asset forfeiture reform

    Oklahoma.watchdog.org - New Mexico (NM) 08.21 / 23:56 oklahoma.watchdog.org
    This year, if history holds, Texas law enforcement officers and prosecutors will pocket most of about $60 million in cash and property taken from people in asset…
  8. More states embrace licensing reform

    Oklahoma.watchdog.org - Nebraska (NE) 08.21 / 23:56 oklahoma.watchdog.org
    Achan Agit fled the civil war in Sudan and ended up in the middle of Iowa, where she found herself in a different kind of conflict. Despite having a lifetime of experience and knowledge in the craft of traditional African hair braiding, she was unable to get a license to work because the Hawkeye State required …
  9. Juvenile Justice Reforms Have School Administrators Wondering How to Discipline Kids

    Kuer.org - Utah (UT) 08.21 / 23:52 kuer.org
    As Utah students go back to school this week administrators are still determining how to deal with those who are disruptive or chronically truant. Sweeping juvenile justice reforms passed this year require schools to find new ways to discipline kids without sending them to…
  10. Underfunded Pensions Could Spark Wave of ‘Precedent Setting’ Reforms

    Financialsense.com - Finance 08.21 / 22:45 financialsense.com
    ValueWalk – Underfunded pensions plans are possibly one of the most significant headwinds facing companies and public-sector bodies today. Despite record high stock markets and a bond bull market that has lasted for many d…
  11. Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Harvey may be reforming

    Nbc-2.com - Florida 08.21 / 22:27 nbc-2.com
    Tropical Storm Harvey may be ready for a…
  12. Disgusted reformers say Opa-locka’s too crooked to save. They want it abolished.

    MiamiHerald-Politics 08.21 / 21:26 miamiherald.com
    For more than a year, Opa-locka has tried to save itself from financial ruin as city leaders reluctantly accepted a help from a governor-appointed oversight board with whom they have … Click to Continue…
  13. Green group launches ad against regs reform

    Thehill.com - Law 08.21 / 20:55 thehill.com
    An environmental group launched an advertising campaign Monday to oppose a pair of bills meant to make it more difficult for federal agencies to write regulations.Clean Air Moms Action is running the digital video ad in five states with…
  14. Analysis: 5 ways tax reform could affect educators

    Pbs.org - Politics 08.21 / 20:45 pbs.org
    U.S. Capitol building photo via Flickr by Brownpau. With the collapse of the Republicans’ effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the next big-ticket item on the GOP’s agenda is reforming the federal tax code. So how could tax reform impact educators? Late last month, congressional and Trump administration Republicans released a general set of principles that are guiding the tax reform effort, including the push to ensure the plan reduces tax rates “as much a…
  15. New Mexico Supreme Court defends bail reforms from lawsuit

    Kob.com-NM 08.21 / 20:28 www.kob.com
    The New Mexico Supreme Court is defending new pretrial detention policies from legal challenge in federal court by the bail bonding…
  16. Mobile broadband is a major growth opportunity as Libya reforms sector – R&M

    The fall of the Gaddafi regime has prompted telecom reform in Libya, and subsequent unrest has not had too damaging an impact on the sector, according to Research &…
  17. Trump: Reforming Our Nation’s Infrastructure

    Mymotherlode.com - Mother Lode 08.21 / 13:40 mymotherlode.com
    President Trump was Monday's KVML "Newsmaker of the Day". Here are his words: more…
  18. Ryan heads West to pitch tax reform

    Thehill.com - Politics 08.21 / 12:35 thehill.com
    Speaker Paul Ryan is taking his tax-reform pitch to the Pacific Northwest this week.The Wisconsin Republican on Wednesday will tour Intel Corp. facilities in Hillsboro, Ore., where he'll hear about new products…
  19. How to Profit from Reform in Latin America

    Morningstar.co.uk -Markets 08.21 / 08:51 www.morningstar.co.uk
    Verena Wachnitz, portfolio manager of the T. Rowe Price Latin American Equity Fund examines the risks and opportunities in the…
  20. What should happen next on healthcare reform? Northern Nevada leaders weigh in

    Archive.rgj.com - Business 08.21 / 05:57 archive.rgj.com
    Congress will revisit attempts to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act soon. CEOs of Renown, St. Mary's and other medical groups offer…