RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Law & Government http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-22T15:28:23.8543042Z Dealmakers bet Congress will lollygag on law limiting offshore mergers <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">U.S. companies are racing to complete tax-reducing offshore mergers before a credible threat to stop them emerges from Congress,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0019qpPVrGXX6XT-V5hk_NwEVUaahrNPN_dPHiIW_loX1a_Bl2dGkJe_hPkVW-NdmOf9iFbs4JdHh2EVeRtFXvk54XfsiWld1iLgOsaV3rn4nRWjNpltYYojYArynD4_Th3euyYHEU9MQaf3DN57lAZ0h9DVZgqFdCMlGS4OlBrmesxq1AJNQPLEr3IW72OT7-5B9sRLmQ-nIx0ipwNxCG87g==" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Bloomberg reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/Dealmakers-bet-Congress-will-lollygag-on-law-limiting-offshore-mergers/164/788/64509 Law & Government Miller takes action against two Las Vegas supplement companies <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has secured an injunction against one Nevada telemarketer and is seeking legal action against another, contending they used misleading claims about the supplement products they sold to Iowans.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/Miller-takes-action-against-two-Las-Vegas-supplement-companies--/164/788/64502 Law & Government Justices uphold ruling for state in racial bias hiring lawsuit <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Iowa Supreme Court this morning issued a ruling that affirmed a district court ruling in favor of the state in a class-action suit alleging the state of Iowa's hiring practices unlawfully discriminated against African-Americans in violation of civil rights laws.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/Justices-uphold-ruling-for-state-in-racial-bias-hiring-lawsuit/164/788/64501 Law & Government A Closer Look: Dustin Miller Director of Government Affairs, Iowa League of Cities http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/A-Closer-Look--Dustin-Miller/164/788/64472 Law & Government A drone's-eye view of the Polk County courthouse renovations http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/A-drone-s-eye-view-of-the-Polk-County-courthouse-renovations/164/788/64473 Law & Government Sibley attorney elected president of state bar association <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Attorney Joe Feller of Sibley has been elected president of the Iowa State Bar Association.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/Sibley-attorney-elected-president-of-state-bar-association/164/788/64484 Law & Government James B. Morris fund dinner scheduled for July 21 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Drake Relays Director Brian Brown will speak at&nbsp;the James B. Morris Scholarship Fund reception July 21&nbsp;at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/James-B--Morris-fund-dinner-scheduled-for-July-21/164/788/64457 Law & Government Deficit is down, but crisis looms, according to Congressional Budget Office report <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">The U.S. risks a fiscal crisis if it doesn't get its large and continually growing federal debt under control, the Congressional Budget Office said today, according to&nbsp;<a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0013ovym5Hv9ytnwhuUlkmWcFbbctETIRhVW_H2QGydfOy-XCp958j2TvwRox6EakE_wu8wG7E8lFakr1-LHly0dtL5s5uA61hvzNW82sEZkJYQl4AJSMFEBnkAgqCzrHIOupMapdfJLpFXdSLIeoEuEnfQwFF9Xs2QJ16rqX27mj-aulhIYisGStGq9NP-VXk33ZIlozQ0gudDLWNaeFofTQ==" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #1a63a1;">MarketWatch</a>.&nbsp;</span></p> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/Deficit-is-down--but-crisis-looms--according-to-Congressional-Budget-Office-report/164/788/64429 Law & Government Judge orders Urbandale marketer to hang up the phones <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Polk County District Judge Michael Huppert has ordered Legion Marketing Service LLC and its owners, Christopher and Brandy Bright, to refrain from any future marketing calls to or from Iowa, according to a press release from Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/Judge-orders-Urbandale-marketer-to-hang-up-the-phones/164/788/64421 Law & Government Top city manager candidate withdraws from consideration <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Sean Stegall, the top candidate for the Des Moines city manager position, has withdrawn his name from consideration, the city announced Monday.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/Top-city-manager-candidate-withdraws-from-consideration/164/788/64420 Law & Government Congress nears deadline on federal highway fund <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;"> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="color: #000000; font-size: 10pt;">As the deadline approaches for Congress to extend funding for the federal Highway Trust Fund, President Barack Obama this week plans to pressure lawmakers to find a way to replenish the fund,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001yD7YVoMipxw7lf6xZhQgdlgewAa67ZisrYsZTqPdSoCmqDXDbEo7QuPIrsFo3evny4P5CXAiQE0DDcGBpblng0x3zusrVTsChC9WWzcESrucu7dxdZat_AU0U2YSgIPdEVDA3KrAsSs1D1UVTnSuHbKuCh7C2YoLL79ucE-0j6RsQcc2eUTIL_-9E1Z-4aeYSKYQ79CzoRMh9TMFORd8I2Ky2dA6ZECU" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-size: 10pt; color: #1a63a1;">CNN reported</a><span style="color: #000000; font-size: 10pt;">.</span></p> <div><span style="color: #000000; font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></div> </div> <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/Congress-nears-deadline-on-federal-highway-fund/164/788/64415 Law & Government White House vows to veto bonus depreciation bill <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The House of Representatives voted 258-160 Friday to allow businesses to write off 50 percent of their capital investments in the first year instead of depreciating the costs over time,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001z1n1vCXreMCugKpXYp6DRka8OtxpaBe15HQ6BDC9Sx3g9Wz1_LRDsHIvn1CybddgRCafQVLc2f1lX3CBW_XUlatyB8be57M_j7GlqYcLOE2MomrnssXvpB3pavvjntmu68BvDJqYfgGp3Fy5CENXLK4RelvxEj4GQkJpSTj7FtEkyUuICkA9IFkjZAOLBoCuL9zhVHhyvOcVFv4DkJZFNXYnf07mMrVRVVQpEZzfWplV2-UG2XHGPms1aq-896ZNYLK5Sj6Vuv9Dcw8TBCyElLNY9ZEbgg6VJW2nSU69fOKXTrztH-Vo-M3ck1s-jAZr" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">The Washington Business Journal reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Law---Government/Law---Government/Article/White-House-vows-to-veto-bonus-depreciation-bill--/164/788/64409 Law & Government