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The U.S. Supreme Court wrapped up its 2013 session by handing down three decisions that may significantly affect recent controversial rulings by the National Labor Relations Board, Affordable Care Act mandates on employer...more
Some things are better left unsaid. Especially, it seems, when they involve political intelligence shared by a congressional aide with a lobbyist linked to a political intelligence firm serving Wall Street traders....more
On Friday, June 20, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed an action against the Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives and congressional staffer Brian Sutter seeking enforcement of...more
Representative McDermott Expresses Concern Over Appeals Backlog – On March 18, 2014, Representative Jim McDermott (D-Wash), the ranking member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, submitted a letter to HHS Secretary...more
Details from Each Chamber:
The House met this week in lengthy sessions to try to clear the calendar in preparation for budget week beginning March 10....more
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court issued its decision in FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc., 133 S.Ct. 1003 (2013), which held that the state action antitrust immunity doctrine applies only when the state legislature...more
On August 1, 2013, Reps. Howard Coble (R-N.C.) and David Scott (D-Ga.) introduced bipartisan legislation in the House that would amend the federal False Claims Act (FCA) by adding several procedural hurdles that make it more...more
October 19, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney.
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As discussed in our alert from yesterday, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments this week in Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida, a case that challenges the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act....more
The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that on the morning of Thursday, March 24th, it will file opinions in five civil cases:
• Williams v. Board of Review, No. 109469--Was terminated employee entitled to a good cause...more
In This Issue:
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- Bill to Extend Medicare Physician Payment Fix Goes to President’s Desk for Signature
- NY OMIG...more
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