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Attention Floridians! New Laws Go Into Effect

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA) — Not knowing the law is not an excuse. You have been warned!

New Florida laws took effect on Monday, October 1st. 649 more words


New Florida Laws To Take Effect On PTSD Benefits, Animal Abuse

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA) — Laws will take effect next week that will add benefits for first responders who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder and impose harsher penalties on people who abuse animals, along with 19 other measures signed by Gov. 722 more words


Legislative Councils: An Extra Layer of Bureaucracy

Recently, the State of Odisha passed the resolution for the creation of a Legislative Council in the Assembly.

Article 171 of the Indian Constitution allows the States to have a Legislative Council (similar to the Rajya Sabha) for having checks and balances on the power and hasty nature of the Legislative Assembly. 495 more words


Professionalism...What exactly does it mean?

Professionalism…this word has been used, abused and generally dragged around, up and down. What exactly does it mean? Does professionalism mean knowing your product, your customer and what to do?   151 more words


Governor Signs SANE Requirement Into Law; Survivors to Benefit

A bill YWCA Stepping Stones staff have advocated for has been signed into law. HB5245 requires hospitals have SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) Nurses available within 90 minutes of a survivor of sexual assault presenting at the emergency room (ER) for an evidence collection kit. 421 more words

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Our M.Ps must be more accountable to the people than their parties. This is the only way we can make them true representatives of the voice of the people. 160 more words

New Laws Go Into Effect With July's Arrival

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With the arrival of July, a number of new laws went into effect on Sunday.

Starting this month, trainers will need to procure a license to train athletes, but the new law will allow trainers who are currently registered to have that registration convert to a license when it’s next up for renewal. 76 more words