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Yesterday, the South Carolina Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Bodman v. South Carolina, holding that the state’s sales and use tax exemption and cap scheme, as a whole, does not violate the state...more
On May 6, 2013, the United States Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 (the "Act") by a vote of 69 to 27. The legislation (S. 743) now moves to the House of Representatives for consideration....more
The court of appeal recently upheld its previous ruling that a parcel tax approved by Alameda Unified School District (“District”) voters violates the Government Code’s restriction that special taxes apply “uniformly to all...more
SCA 3 seeks to amend the California Constitution relating to taxation by amending Section 4 of Article XIIIA, adding Section 4.5 to Article XIIIA, amending Section 2 of Article XIIIC, and amending Section 3 of Article XIIID,...more
Taxpayers and a manufacturer of plastic bags challenged a county ordinance that prohibits retail stores from providing customers with plastic carryout bags and requires the stores to charge their customers ten cents for each...more
Attorney Steven Getman reports on some of the stories about courts, the law and lawyers in the news this past week:
• Court strikes down Obama recess appointments: The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President...more
Jan. 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bob Rice, Managing Partner at Tangent Capital Partners and a former federal prosecutor, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the potential for the debt ceiling fight to end up in the court...more
Six years after then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the California Global Warming Solutions Act, also known as AB 32, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) holds its first auction of emissions allowances on November...more
The Legislature has placed 11 proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot for the General Election to be held November 6, 2012. There will be no citizen initiated proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this...more
Less than a month after a Supreme Court ruling that upheld most of the controversial health care reform law, an academic paper is challenging the legality of federal subsidies designed to help low-and middle-income...more
Sono passati quasi dodici anni dal D. Lgs. n. 56-2000, il primo atto normativo che ha tentato di reimpostare il finanziamento e la governance della sanità su basi federaliste. Da allora, il Legislatore è...more
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today to uphold most of the provisions of the controversial 2010 federal health care law, including allowing the individual mandate requiring all Americans to purchase health care...more
The budget picture in Pennsylvania has improved markedly, with FY 2011-12 revenue shortfall estimates being cut back from over $700 million to $300 million or less. The Senate has passed a preliminary budget restoring some...more
Il primo passo obbligato per la spending review in sanità è l'inserimento di principi di selettività nell'offerta delle prestazioni.
Dall'universalismo assoluto all'universalismo selettivo....more
Senator Rand Paul (R – Kentucky) opposes changes to the US-Swiss tax treaty that would effectively allow the US government more access to tax information connected to Swiss bank accounts of US citizens. Senator Paul stresses...more
Finalmente assieme proiezioni regionalizzate della spesa sanitaria (standard e lorda delle inefficienze) e proiezioni regionalizzate delle fonti di finanziamento.
L'orizzonte si spinge sino al 2030, con quantificazioni anno...more
In California Redevelopment Assn. v. Matosantos, the California Supreme Court sealed the demise of the state’s nearly 400 redevelopment agencies. That decision, however, leaves myriad questions unresolved for communities and...more
Over the past decade, more than a dozen states have forced independent contractors who are paid through Medicaid to join public-sector unions. In 2003, Illinois unionized home healthcare workers and imbued the Service...more
In a highly anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court ruled on December 29, 2011, that legislation adopted in July to dissolve redevelopment agencies is constitutional, but that legislation adopted concurrently to...more
This year’s elections, the U.S. Supreme Court’s “Obamacare” decision and the economy appear likely to determine whether we will be looking at a repeat of Washington state’s 1990s health care reform experience.
Two federal Courts of Appeals had reached opposite conclusions in constitutional challenges to the individual coverage mandate effective in 2014 under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The 11th Circuit...more
Tom Watson (UK Member of Parliament for West Bromwich East) has recently written to Mr. Peter Wardle, the Chief Executive of the Electoral Standards Commission asking him to investigate potential breaches of the Political...more
La prima parte della presentazione è dedicata al benchmarking interregionale basato su profili di spesa sanitaria per fascia di età. Questo confronto, a meno di alcuni aspetti che saranno precisati, può...more
L'allineamento all'Europa della durata del pensionamento implicherebbe che, da subito, tutti (uomini e donne) cominciassero ad andare in pensione con non meno di 65 anni di età, di fatto eliminando le uscite per...more
This is the third in a series of blog entries monitoring the proposed elimination of redevelopment agencies.
Governor Jerry Brown has approved the "all cuts" 2011-2012 budget for the State of California, in the process...more
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