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Safety Innovations in Travel

Details: Safety Innovations in Travel December 4, 2020 As we handle the COVID-19 pandemic, find out how industry leaders like Raytheon and Collins Aerospace are working to keep consumers safe. State legislators play a key role in returning to flight in the near future. Published

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The Collins Vision for Contactless Travel w/ LeAnn Ridgeway

Details: It has been a difficult year for airlines as domestic and international travel is down due to the pandemic. But as we begin to leave the pandemic and lockdowns behind, Collins Aerospace is ready to help Americans take flight again with their innovation in contactless travel. Join your host Bill Meierling as he sits down with Collins Aerospace Vice President and General Manager of Information

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Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 30 Days to Slow the

Details: Avoid discretionary travel, shopping trips, and social visits. Do not visit nursing homes or retirement or long-term care facilities unless to provide critical assistance. Practice good hygiene: Wash your hands, especially after touching any frequently used item or surface. Avoid touching your face.

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48th ALEC Annual Meeting

Details: Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and lodging arrangements. The ALEC group rate at the Grand America is $269/night. To reserve a room at the Grand America, please register for the ALEC Annual Meeting. Once your registration is approved, you will receive a registration confirmation email with a link to book your room.

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alec.org CENTER POINT

Details: centers filled with travel information for travelers. The roads pass by or under, approximately 25,678,000 square feet of signs and 45,552 reference markers, and make use of the state’s 50,000 bridges. This transportation network connects eight large urban, 30 small …

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COVID-19 Executive Orders Tracker for the 50 States

Details: Throughout the country, nearly all governors have issued orders to combat COVID-19. Executive orders have included requiring residents to stay at home, restricting gatherings of 10 or more people, or closing businesses deemed non-essential. Stay at home orders are typically …

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Travel Agent Tax Fairness Act

Details: (A) Travel agents and online travel companies provide valuable services to travelers, showing comparisons of rates and amenities offered by multiple, competing hotel operators. (B) These facilitation services are distinct from the provision of a room by the hotel where the traveler eventually stays.

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The Model Interstate-Mobility and Universal-Recognition

Details: Model Interstate-Mobility and Universal-Recognition Occupational Licensing Act (Breaking Down Barriers to Work) A bill for an act. relating to occupational regulation; adding provisions for occupational licenses or government certification by recognition for qualified applicants from other states; and proposing coding for new law in chapter 100.

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Emergency Power Limitation Act

Details: Constitutional rights include, but are not limited to: the rights to travel, work, assemble, and speak; the freedom of religious exercise; the non-impairment of contract and property rights; freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures; and the freedom to purchase lawful firearms and ammunition.

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Public Transportation Consumer Protection Act

Details: (A) Public transportation services are provided to assist the transit dependent and the poor, to provide travel options for all, to relieve congestion, and to minimize automobile pollution. (B) Protection of consumers, the public transit riders and tax-payers, requires that public transportation service be provided at the lowest possible cost

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New Cuba Policy Is a Step Away from a “Free Cuba

Details: This is a laudable idea that should be commended by all Americans. The President also announced tougher enforcement of American travel policies toward Cuba. Although American tourism to Cuba is banned, “education” visits were interpreted rather broadly under the Obama Administration.

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The Asia Reassurance Initiative Act – A Strategic Vision

Details: ARIA calls on the President to encourage visits of high-level American representatives to Taiwan consistent with the passage of last year’s Taiwan Travel Act (read more about the Taiwan Travel Act here), and most importantly, seeks “to counter efforts to change the status quo and to support peaceful resolution acceptable to both sides of

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COVID-19 Spurring Governors to Cast Regulations Aside

Details: Telemedicine has the added benefit of eliminating travel time for a patient to see a health care professional. Frequently, the licenses of healthcare practitioners do not transfer across state lines. During COVID-19, the governors want to increase healthcare staff as much as possible. To obtain more healthcare practitioners during the crisis

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Vehicle Platooning for Safety and Efficiency Act

Details: Vehicle platooning systems can lower that cost by reducing aerodynamic drag for both lead and follow vehicles when they travel safely at close following distances, thereby improving fuel efficiency. Section 2. (Definitions) Subdivision 1. Platoon.

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Resolution Supporting the Mobile Workforce State Income

Details: This Act is designed to simplify the highly complex and widely divergent tax treatment among states of the income workers earn while traveling away from home. It proposes a uniform national standard for the taxation of nonresidents who travel for work in which an employee’s earnings are subject to full tax in his/her State of residence.

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Resolution in Support of the Taiwan Travel Act

Details: This Resolution expresses support for the March 2018 adoption of the Taiwan Travel Act which has the potential to deepen commercial and strategic ties between the United States and Taiwan. The Resolution also urges the presidential administration to take advantage of the newly-available exchange opportunities afforded by this policy and to

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Draft Reaffirmation of the US Commitment to Taiwan on the

Details: WHEREAS, communication on bilateral political, security and economic interests would be greatly enhanced with the full implementation of the Taiwan Travel Act which became law on March 16, 2018 and which states that it should be United States policy to encourage reciprocal high-level travel by US and Taiwanese officials for official meetings;

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down State Stay-at-Home

Details: Similar to orders issued in other states, the Safer at Home Order prohibited all forms of travel, except for essential services, ordered all non-essential businesses to “cease all activities,” prohibited public gatherings and more. The Wisconsin Legislature challenged the Safer at Home Order but not Governor Evers’ Declaration of Emergency.

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2020 ALEC International Pioneer Award Goes to Taiwan

Details: Resolution in Support of the Taiwan Travel Act ### The American Legislative Exchange Council is the largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators in the United States. The Council is governed by state legislators who comprise the Board of Directors and is advised by the Private Enterprise Advisory Council, a group

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Resolution Urging Congress to Support Allowing Twin 33

Details: Whereas, adding five feet to the existing 28-foot twin trailers will not exceed the current federal weight limit, and regulations will not change where twin trailers operate on the national road network, thus they will only ever travel on national highways where twin 28-foot trailers currently operate; and

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Manager of Development

Details: Some travel is required (20-30%) Start date: Immediate . E-mail a resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to Marie Vulaj at [email protected] No phone calls, please. More Open Positions Event Coordinator. Job Finance and Accounting: Accounts Receivable Associate. Job

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The Taiwan Travel Act — A Step Toward Reflecting Regional

Details: This would signal that the United States’ commitment to Taiwan is strong and will lend conflict-avoiding clarity to a situation that seems replete with mixed messages. The Taiwan Travel Act is a positive step toward recognizing regional realities in lieu of perpetuating regional myths.

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It’s Time to Capitalize on Trade with Cuba

Details: Tourist travel as well as U.S. exports to the tourist sector or state-owned enterprises will still be denied As relations normalize, it is important to emphasize Cuba has great potential to be a business partner, and the final outcome of negotiations should be considered as much as a trade agreement as a geopolitical maneuver.

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State and Community Leaders Come Together to Build a

Details: In just over 100 years the possibility of flight made the world much smaller and redefined what travel and human connectivity mean. Modern aviation changed what it means to go there. Latest Articles GameStop Stock Sales are a Big Payday for Tax Collectors. Skip Estes / 2 days ago

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American Legislative Exchange Council

Details: © 2021 American Legislative Exchange Council 2900 Crystal Drive, 6th Floor, Arlington, Virginia 22202 703-373-0933

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Organ Donation Tax Deduction Act

Details: Section 1. Title. This Act may be cited as the “Organ Donation Tax Deduction Act.” Section 2. Purpose. The purpose of the “Organ Donation Tax Deduction Act” is to create an individual income tax subtract modification for certain individuals who donate a human organ. Section 3. Scope and Definitions. (A) Subject to the conditions in this paragraph, an individual may subtract up to

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Coronavirus Resources for State Legislators

Details: For the most up-to-date information, please see the CDC’s website: www.coronavirus.gov. White House COVID-19 Updates President Trump and Vice President Pence met with Nurses on the COVID-19 Response (VIDEO, REMARKS) President Trump, Vice …

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Environmental Impact Litigation Act

Details: Expenses the fund can cover include consulting fees, research costs, expert witnesses, attorney fees, and travel costs. The advisory committee, chaired by the Commissioner of Agriculture, shall review federal environmental legislation and regulations that detrimentally impact (or have the potential to detrimentally impact) the state’s

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China’s Crackdown on Hong Kong Paved the Way for Taiwan

Details: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) coasted to victory on January 11. The DPP secured 57.1% of the votes to the Kuomintang’s (KMT’s) 38.6%. Tsai’s win was remarkable because just one year earlier, her approval rating …

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President Trump Seeks to Jumpstart Construction of

Details: The Dakota Access Pipeline would originate in the Bakken shale play in North Dakota and travel in a southwesterly direction to an oil tank farm in Pakota, Illinois, a major hub for various oil pipelines that traverse the region. The pipeline is designed to increase public safety by reducing the amount of oil that would have to travel by truck

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Tracking State Policies for Hydrogen Vehicles in 2020

Details: Hyundai’s NEXO Fuel Cell vehicle can travel as far as 100 kilometers (about 62 miles) per kilogram of hydrogen. At the most common price for hydrogen fuel of $13.99 per kilogram, this equates to a cost of nearly $0.23 per mile.

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China Implements National Security Law that Threatens to

Details: The 1989 Chinese, Tiananmen Square protests for greater democratic, educational and economic freedoms became infamous because of the massacre on June 4-5, 1989, when Chinese soldiers opened fire into a crowd of student protesters and killed approximately 10,000 people. Fast forward 31 years, China has squelched democracy domestically and steadily eroded rule of law in …

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Resolution Urging Congress to Eliminate Discriminatory

Details: The coalition consists of Alamo Rent A Car, the American Car Rental Association, American Society of Travel Agents, Americans for Tax Reform, Avis Rent-A-Car, Budget Rent-A-Car, Dollar Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, The Hertz Corporation, National Car Rental, Global Business Travel Association, National Consumers League, National Urban

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State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act

Details: The collection and reporting on the use of public grants is an important tool for properly stewarding tax dollars. The purpose of this Act is to improve transparency and accountability in the state grant making process by creating a publicly accessible web portal containing categorized expenditure information detailing the use of a state grant.

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State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act

Details: The collection and reporting on the use of public grants is an important tool for properly stewarding tax dollars. The purpose of this Act is to improve transparency and accountability in the state grant making process by creating a publically accessible web portal containing categorized expenditure information detailing the use of a state grant.

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