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  • Texas Governor Abbott Rules Out Special Session for Harvey Relief

    With Hurricane Harvey having ravaged much of the Texas Gulf Coast, having caused tens of billions of dollars in damage and having affected the lives of millions to one degree or another, the question has arisen as to whether the Texas Legislature should be called into a second special session to deal with the aftermath. 

  • Anti-Corruption Act in Brazil
      by HG.org

    Brazil enacted a Bill of Law also called the Anticorruption Law that puts civil and administrative liability onto companies and organizations that engage in certain corrupt activity. This places Brazil in the same grouping as many other countries to hold businesses liable for corruption.

  • Call-Blocking Apps Could Stop You from Winning Big Against RoboCalls

    By Using Apps such as NOMOROBO. This will prevent you from earning money from these harassing robocalls. You may be entitled to stop and earn money per robocalls.

  • Texas Voter Information for the Public and Private Sectors

    Since the founding of the republic, state governments have dutifully interpreted federal laws in ways that have best suited their constituencies. One of the more recent federal requests, that states turn over voting records to the Trump administration's Election Integrity Commission, has revealed surprising bipartisan alliances and agreements.

  • Can You Legally Smoke Marijuana in Federally Subsidized Housing?
      by HG.org

    There are multiple states that permit the smoking of marijuana for medicinal and recreational use when at home. These laws do not usually extend to the public areas where standard smoking of cigarettes, pipes and cigars are allowed.

  • How Federal Debts May Affect Your SSD Paycheck
      by Herren Law

    Now that you’ve gone through the Social Security disability process and started receiving your monthly benefits, you are free to use the money however you’d like. In most cases, the payments are deposited into your bank account, put onto a prepaid card, or sent to your home by check.

  • Is There Such a Thing as a Federal Defamation Claim?
      by HG.org

    Defamation cases are often either clearly obvious or difficult to determine. There are a number of elements that must be proven in court for a defamation case to be successful in the United States. Certain facts about the victim must have either been published or broadcast in some manner. This may also include false statements provided in the same way.

  • FTC’s Role in Promulgating Laws about Digital Marketing
      by HG.org

    Digital marketing and an online presence are utilized by many companies to take advantage of the growing need for the internet connection to an increasing e-commerce world. Because of this, the Federal Trade Commission is pressed to implement guidelines and strategies that are morally and ethically responsible.

  • What Is an OIG Investigation? How Much Trouble Am I In?
      by HG.org

    The Office of Inspector General investigations deal with various instances of fraud, waste, abuses situations and misconduct in regards to federal employees, contracted workers and entities that have business with the Federal Trade Commission.

  • What Does the Constitution say about the Prolonged Absence of the President?
      by HG.org

    Some situations arise where the prolonged absence of the president of a country may lead to difficulties in a vice president or other official in being sworn in for office.

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