Increasing broadcast retransmission fees have caused much tension between multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) and broadcasters.
Section 629 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 authorized the Federal Communications Commission to regulate the television hardware market.
The U.S. Department of Education will begin implementing two new regulations on for-profit colleges in July 2011.
Georgia is one of only three states that prohibit the retail sale of liquor, wine, and beer on Sundays.
Congress is considering an increase in the airline passenger facility tax from $4.50 to $7.00 per takeoff and landing. In total this would be a massive $2 billion tax increase on consumers.
Maryland is once again considering a “dime a drink” increase in the state’s alcohol taxes. Proponents say it will bring in $215 million toward reducing the state’s budget deficit.
As many legislators are now learning, perhaps the greatest impact President Barack Obama’s health care regime will have on state budgets comes from the dramatic expansion of Medicaid to cover milli