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  • IRS says New Law extends COVID Tax Credit for Employers who Keep Workers on Payroll

    U.S. Internal Revenue Service says New Law extends COVID Tax Credit for Employers who Keep Workers on Payroll | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] press release dated: January 26, 2021)

    Washington - - The Internal Revenue Service urges employers to take advantage of the newly-extended employee retention credit, designed to make it easier for businesses that, despite challenges posed by COVID-19, choose to keep their employees on the payroll. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted Dec. 27, 2020, made a number of changes to the employee retention tax credits previously made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), including modifying and extending the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), for six months through June 30, 2021. Several of the changes apply only to 2021, while others apply to both 2020 and 2021. As a result of the new ...
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  • Statement from New York Mayor de Blasio on the Law Department Report on NYPD Protest Response

    Statement from New York Mayor de Blasio on the Law Department Report on NYPD Protest Response| site |


    (Information contained in New York Office of the Mayor press release: December 30, 2020)

    New York - - Mayor Bill de Blasio today released a statement supporting the findings and recommendations of Corporation Counsel James Johnson’s report on the NYPD’s response to the George Floyd protests in New York City. “There are clear lessons to be learned from the protests this year and a necessary drive to bring about real, transformative changes. We must make improvements immediately, and the reports from the Department of Investigation and the Law Department will help guide the way forward,” said Mayor de Blasio. In addition to the 20 recommendations from the DOI report, I fully support the Law Department’s 10 recommendations for the NYPD to better respond to protests, strengthen community engagement and improve officer training.” In May, the M
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  • State Department Inspector General: No Violations of Law, Rules or Policy; No Misuse of Taxpayer Resources

    State Department Inspector General: No Violations of Law, Rules or Policy; No Misuse of Taxpayer Resources | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note: December 10, 2020)

    Secretary and Mrs. Pompeo fully vindicated from baseless claims reported as fact by Democrats and Media

    The State Department’s Office of Inspector General released its report to Congress today on the representational travel by the spouse of the Secretary of State. The report alleges that the OIG “received a whistleblower complaint related to travel by the spouse of the Secretary of State.”

    ALL ACTIONS LEGAL AND JUSTIFIED

    After a nearly year-long investigation by the OIG interviewing dozens of employees and reviewing thousands of pages of documents, the report cleared the Secretary, his family, and his entire team, finding:
    • There was no violation of any law or
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  • HHS Makes Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Reforms to Support Coordinated, Value-Based Care

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services makes Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Reforms to support Coordinated, Value-Based Care | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release: November 20, 2020) Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published two final rules that aim to reduce regulatory barriers to care coordination and accelerate the transformation of the healthcare system into one that pays for value and promotes the delivery of coordinated care. The rules provide greater flexibility for healthcare providers to participate in value-based arrangements and to provide coordinated care for patients. The final rules also ease unnecessary compliance burden for healthcare providers and other stakeholders across the industry, while maintaining strong safeguards to protect patients and programs from fraud and abuse. The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued the final rule “Revi...
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  • FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection

    FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection| site |



    ‘Operation Corrupt Collector’ targets debt collectors trying to collect on non-existent debts, using illegal scare tactics



    (September 29, 2020) - - Today, September 29, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the following information:

    The Federal Trade Commission, along with more than 50 federal and state law enforcement partners, today announced a nationwide law enforcement and outreach initiative to protect consumers from phantom debt collection and abusive and threatening debt collection practices.

    This crackdown encompasses more than 50 enforcement actions against debt collectors engaged in these illegal practices brought by the FTC, three federal partners, and partners from 16 states.


    The initiative,...
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  • FCC Chairman Pai Welcomes Kari's Law Implementation for 911 Direct Calling

    FCC Chairman Pai Welcomes Kari's Law Implementation for 911 Direct Calling

    FCC Chairman Pai Welcomes Kari's Law Implementation for 911 Direct Calling| site |



    KARI’S LAW REQUIREMENTS FOR 911 DIRECT CALLING FROM MULTI-LINE PHONES TAKE EFFECT ON FEBRUARY 17


    Chairman Pai Has Been Working with Hank Hunt for Years to Make This a Reality


    (February 14, 2020) - - Today (February 14, 2020), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information: WASHINGTON, February 14, 2020—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today welcomed the forthcoming February 17, 2020 effective date of Kari’s Law, which will require multi-line telephone systems to directly route 911 calls, without the need to dial a prefix to reach an outside line. Chairman Pai has been working with Kari’s father, Hank Hunt, since 2013 for this change. “More than six years ago, Hank Hunt launched a campaign to change phone systems so other families would not suffer a tragedy like his own,” said C...
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  • SchoolSafety.gov Launches to Help Educators, Administrators, Parents, and Law Enforcement Prepare for Threats

    SchoolSafety.gov Launches to Help Educators, Administrators, Parents, and Law Enforcement Prepare for Threats| site |




    DHS, ED, DOJ, HHS team up to provide government-wide resources for local schools and educators


    (February 10, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON – The Trump Administration today launched the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse website: SchoolSafety.gov . This website is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through Grade 12 (K-12) administrators, educators, parents and law enforcement to use to prepare for and address various threats related to safety, security, and support in schools. President Trump established the Federal Commission on School Safety to review safety practices and make meaningful and actionable recommendations of best practices to keep students safe. “School safety is the number one priority of parents
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  • U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Praises Higher Education Reforms Signed Into Law

    U.S. Education Secretary DeVos Praises Higher Education Reforms Signed Into Law that Simplify the FAFSA®, Provide Consistent Funding for HBCUs | site |




    (December 19, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Education published the following information: WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the FUTURE Act after President Trump signed the bill into law. The Act contains several important higher education reforms championed by the Secretary that will benefit students for decades to come: "This administration continues to put students first, and this historic bill is another example of our commitment to them. The more than 300,000 students who attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), along with millions more at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), will benefit from consistent funding for their treasured institutions. This law also marks a long-sought victory for simplifying and imp...
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces New Proposed Immigration Rule to Enforce Long-Standing Law that Promotes Self-Sufficiency and Protects American Taxpayers

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces New Proposed Immigration Rule to Enforce Long-Standing Law that Promotes Self-Sufficiency and Protects American Taxpayers





    Washington, DC - - (September 22, 2018) - - Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a proposed rule that will clearly define long-standing law to ensure that those seeking to enter and remain in the United States either temporarily or permanently can support themselves financially and will not be reliant on public benefits.

    The term “public charge” as applied to admission of aliens to the United States has a long history in U.S. immigration law, appearing at least as far back as the Immigration Act of 1882. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries public charge was the most common ground for refusing admission at U.S....
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  • President Signs Bill into Law Requiring U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Hire 50 Outreach Specialists to Support Veterans Involved in Justice System

    President Signs Bill into Law Requiring U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Hire 50 Outreach Specialists to Support Veterans Involved in Justice System




    (September 17, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it is ready to hire an additional 50 Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) specialists following President Trump’s signing today of the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018, a new law shoring up support services to Veterans impacted by the justice system. The law requires VA, within one year of enactment, to hire 50 additional VJO specialists and place them at eligible VA medical centers (VAMCs); the VJO specialists will, either exclusively or in addition to other duties, serve as part of a justice team in a Veterans Treatment Court or other Veteran-focused court. “By signing this bill into law, President Trump is demonstrating VA’s co...
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  • Appeals Modernization - - VA’s Progress One Year Since Enactment of the Historic Law

    Appeals Modernization: U.S. Veterans Affairs’s Progress One Year Since Enactment of the Historic Law




    Washington, DC - - (August 23, 2018) - - Today marks one year since President Donald J. Trump signed into law one of the most significant statutory changes in decades to affect the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Veterans it serves.

    The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (Appeals Modernization Act) was signed Aug. 23, 2017, aimed at transforming a complex, frustrating appeals process into one that is simple, timely and transparent. “Before reform, Veterans experienced a complicated appeals system that was buried in several layers of law,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “The Appeals Modernization Act has since allowed VA, with the help of our partners, to design a new process that offers greater choice to Veterans and faster
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  • Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks at the 26th Annual Law Enforcement Legislative Day Hosted by the California Peace Officers

    Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks at the 26th Annual Law Enforcement Legislative Day Hosted by the California Peace Officers' Association


    Attorney General Sessions



    Sacramento, CA

    ~ Wednesday, March 7, 2018



    Remarks as prepared for delivery. Thank you, Mark for that kind introduction, for your leadership with the CPOA, and most all for your 22 years of service in law enforcement. I also want to thank all of the other law enforcement leaders who are here today: Sheriff Bill Brown of the California State Sheriffs’ Association Chief Ed Medrano of the California Police Chiefs Association Mark Brewster of the California Narcotic Officers Association District Attorney Todd Riebe of the California District Attorneys Association, and Commissioner Warren Stanley of the California Highway Patrol. It is a special honor to be
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  • U.S. Attorney General Sessions Addresses Fatal Shooting of Law Enforcement Officer in New Mexico

    U.S. Attorney General Sessions Addresses Fatal Shooting of Law Enforcement Officer in New Mexico



    Washington, DC - - (March 13, 2017) - - Attorney General Jeff Sessions today issued the following statement regarding Sunday’s fatal shooting in New Mexico: “We are all saddened to learn of the death on Sunday of Navajo Nation Officer Houston Largo, who was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call. This dedicated young officer chose a life of service to others, despite knowing that each time he put on his badge he might not come home safely. His death reminds us once again that our men and women in law enforcement willingly face danger each day to protect us all – and for this, they deserve our lasting gratitude, respect and support. Our U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Mexico and the FBI are working closely with state and tribal authorities to investigate this tragic incident and ensure that the killer of this brave offic
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    IRS says New Law extends COVID Tax Credit for Employers who Keep Workers on Payroll
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    U.S. Internal Revenue Service says New Law extends COVID Tax Credit for Employers who Keep Workers on Payroll | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] press release dated: January 26, 2021)

    Washington - - The Internal Revenue Service urges employers to take advantage of the newly-extended employee retention credit, designed to make it easier for businesses that, despite challenges posed by COVID-19, choose to keep their employees on the payroll. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted Dec. 27, 2020, made a number of changes to the employee retention tax credits previously made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), including modifying and extending the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), for six months through June 30, 2021. Several of the changes apply only to 2021, while others apply to both 2020 and 2021. As a result of the new ...
    01-26-2021, 09:20 PM
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    Statement from New York Mayor de Blasio on the Law Department Report on NYPD Protest Response
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Statement from New York Mayor de Blasio on the Law Department Report on NYPD Protest Response| site |


    (Information contained in New York Office of the Mayor press release: December 30, 2020)

    New York - - Mayor Bill de Blasio today released a statement supporting the findings and recommendations of Corporation Counsel James Johnson’s report on the NYPD’s response to the George Floyd protests in New York City. “There are clear lessons to be learned from the protests this year and a necessary drive to bring about real, transformative changes. We must make improvements immediately, and the reports from the Department of Investigation and the Law Department will help guide the way forward,” said Mayor de Blasio. In addition to the 20 recommendations from the DOI report, I fully support the Law Department’s 10 recommendations for the NYPD to better respond to protests, strengthen community engagement and improve officer training.” In May, the M
    ...
    12-31-2020, 01:15 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    State Department Inspector General: No Violations of Law, Rules or Policy; No Misuse of Taxpayer Resources
    by Staff Reporter 1
    State Department Inspector General: No Violations of Law, Rules or Policy; No Misuse of Taxpayer Resources | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note: December 10, 2020)

    Secretary and Mrs. Pompeo fully vindicated from baseless claims reported as fact by Democrats and Media

    The State Department’s Office of Inspector General released its report to Congress today on the representational travel by the spouse of the Secretary of State. The report alleges that the OIG “received a whistleblower complaint related to travel by the spouse of the Secretary of State.”

    ALL ACTIONS LEGAL AND JUSTIFIED

    After a nearly year-long investigation by the OIG interviewing dozens of employees and reviewing thousands of pages of documents, the report cleared the Secretary, his family, and his entire team, finding:
    • There was no violation of any law or
    ...
    12-11-2020, 06:05 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    HHS Makes Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Reforms to Support Coordinated, Value-Based Care
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services makes Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Reforms to support Coordinated, Value-Based Care | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release: November 20, 2020) Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published two final rules that aim to reduce regulatory barriers to care coordination and accelerate the transformation of the healthcare system into one that pays for value and promotes the delivery of coordinated care. The rules provide greater flexibility for healthcare providers to participate in value-based arrangements and to provide coordinated care for patients. The final rules also ease unnecessary compliance burden for healthcare providers and other stakeholders across the industry, while maintaining strong safeguards to protect patients and programs from fraud and abuse. The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued the final rule “Revi...
    11-22-2020, 01:38 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection
    by Staff Reporter 1
    FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection| site |



    ‘Operation Corrupt Collector’ targets debt collectors trying to collect on non-existent debts, using illegal scare tactics



    (September 29, 2020) - - Today, September 29, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the following information:

    The Federal Trade Commission, along with more than 50 federal and state law enforcement partners, today announced a nationwide law enforcement and outreach initiative to protect consumers from phantom debt collection and abusive and threatening debt collection practices.

    This crackdown encompasses more than 50 enforcement actions against debt collectors engaged in these illegal practices brought by the FTC, three federal partners, and partners from 16 states.


    The initiative,...
    10-07-2020, 02:04 AM

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