Tag: local government

Senate passes cloture vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act.

On Monday, the Senate passed a cloture vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act (S 743).  The vote of 74-20 greatly exceeded the 60 votes required for approval.  This vote places a time limit on the debate and allows consideration of the bill on the floor.  A record of how Senators voted can be found at: […]

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Obama Administration promotes AFF bonds in ambitious infrastructure plan.

This week President Obama released his plan to repair and rebuild the nation’s infrastructure as outlined in his recent State of the Union Speech.  Overall, the infrastructure plan calls for an immediate $50 billion investment into the nation’s transportation infrastructure, attracting private investments through federal, state, and local government partnerships, and streamlining and incentivizing the […]

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