A House Joint Resolution to create a mileage-based user fee study committee to determine the feasibility of implementing such a program instead of the gas tax was introduced.
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Legislation to provide for the issuance of a single rear-mounted license plate for motor vehicles that were originally equipped without a bracket, device or other means to display and secure a front license plate was introduced.
Legislation was introduced to reduce motor-vehicle excise tax rates by 10% each year beginning with the 2018 registration year until the rates reach half of the current rates in 2022 and subsequent years.
We’ve come a long way since that frigid February night in Iowa when Republicans and Democrats gathered at churches and in school gymnasiums to cast the first votes in this year’s presidential election. What started with more than a dozen candidates has been narrowed to two: businessman Donald Trump, the Republican, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democrat. With the finish line in sight, it’s time to make our voices heard.
Modifying race cars isn’t just a hobby for Pro-Fabrication Founder and President Steve Sousley—it’s his livelihood. With the looming government threat to the industry, he’s doing all he can to ensure that the future of motorsports is strong.
The comprehensive restoration plan presented to save the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Take everything you think you know about presidential elections and throw it out the window. Conventional wisdom? Trash it. The status quo? Forget about it. The political establishment? It’s a thing of the past. That’s the 2016 presidential election in a nutshell. There are just a few months to go before voters head to the polls, and until now, it’s been a wild ride filled with twists and turns. How did we get here? What does the future hold? We’ll attempt to make sense of it all.
In an effort to counter intellectual property (IP) theft, President Obama signed into law a SEMA-supported bill that enables businesses to protect their trade secrets using federal law.
In an effort to counter intellectual property (IP) theft, President Obama signed into law a SEMA-supported bill that enables businesses to protect their trade secrets using federal law. Prior to the enactment of the Defend Trade Secrets Act, the only mechanism for companies to enforce valuable trade secret rights was through civil actions under state law. The absence of a uniform federal standard forced companies to navigate a patchwork of different state laws and courts to bring actions against entities that had stolen or otherwise misappropriated their proprietary trade secret information.