ADEA Washington Update

Sen. Schumer in the Spotlight as Sen. Reid Retires as Minority Leader

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Legislation Introduced to Delay Implementation of the Overtime Rule

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Sen. Lankford (R-OK) introduced a bill titled, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act which proposes to delay implementation of the Department of Labor’s overtime rule (rule) by six months, from Dec. 1, 20

Congress Considers Making it Illegal to Sell Tobacco to Anyone Under 21

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Senate Democrats have filed legislation to increase the legal minimum age to smoke from 18 to 21. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) filed S. 2100 the Tobacco to 21 Act, which proposes to make it illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the

Senator Calls for More Time to Meet Electronic Health Record Meaningful Use Targets

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Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), has asked the Obama Administration to delay the release of Stage 3 rules for the meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) u

Sens. Alexander and Murray Announce Health IT Security Initiative

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Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), the top Democrat on the committee, began an initiative to explore how Congress can better secure electronic health information and prevent cyber threats.
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