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May 10 2023
Railway reform bill clears Senate Commerce Committee in bipartisan vote
A bipartisan railway reform bill, written in the wake of the February train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, cleared a key Senate committee Wednesday. The Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday voted 16-11 to advance the Railway Safety Act of 2023, sponsored by Ohio Sens. Sherrod Brown (D) and J.D. Vance (R). Vance and Sen. Eric Schmitt (R-Mo.) joined every Democrat on the panel in votingThe Hill
May 09 2023
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce stock falls Tuesday, underperforms market
Shares of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce CM dropped 0.83% to C$55.17 Tuesday, in what proved to be an otherwise all-around favorable trading session for the Canadian market, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index GSPTSE rising 0.00% to 20,585.73. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce closed C$15.93 short of its 52-week high (C$71.10), which the company achieved on June 6th. Trading volume of 2.MarketWatch
May 09 2023
Chamber of commerce hopes changes are made to paid family leave act in Minnesota
FARGO — Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce President Shannon Full and her team are still in touch with Minnesota lawmakers about amending the paid family leave bill in committees. She said they support the idea of paid family leave, but think the way this bill gets the job done puts too much of a burden on smaller businesses. The bill would entitle workers across the state to paidThe Forum of Fargo-Moorhead
Mar 23 2023
Walmart Cutting Hundreds of E-commerce Workers
About 200 workers at Pedricktown, New Jersey, and hundreds of others at Fort Worth, Texas; Chino, California; Davenport, Florida; and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania were let go due to a reduction or elimination in evening and weekend shifts, the spokesperson said. The layoffs at Walmart, a retail bellwether because of its size, could be a harbinger of further turmoil in the U.S. economy, which manyNewsmax (News)
Apr 05 2023
Arkansas Department of Commerce launches tornado response resources webpage
The Arkansas Department of Commerce has created a webpage for Arkansans and businesses that have been impacted by the storms that hit the state on March 31, 2023. The new page is available at commerce.arkansas.gov/arkansas-tornado-response. The page includes links to resources from the federal, state, and local levels, as well as information on how to remain up-to-date on the latest newsStuttgart Daily Leader
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Mar 02 2023
Troy teachers named Great Teachers by Joliet Area Chamber of Commerce
The Joliet Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry named three Troy Community School District 30-C teachers as “2022-2023 Great Teachers,” with an additional three nominated for the honor. The Great Teachers Award celebrates the success of outstanding educators in the Joliet area who have a passion for education, both personally and professionally. Teachers were nominated by peers,Patch.com
Dec 24 2022
Christmas without commerce: Celebrating without shopping
Jaiy Dickson’s family has an unorthodox Christmas tradition: no gift giving.
For years, the Boston-based law student would pool resources with her sister and stepfather to buy her mother appliances such as a KitchenAid mixer. In turn, Ms. Dickson’s mother would buy her adult daughters a select item, such as a winter coat. But the family members began running out of ideas for biggerChristian Science Monitor
Sep 12 2022
The Dormant Commerce Clause and Geolocation: Some Background About Federalism
Let's begin with a few words about the Dormant Commerce Clause and how it interacts with federalism principles.
The U.S. Constitution presumptively preserves state authority to control what happens within state borders, especially state power to protect citizens and residents from what legislators or voters perceive as harms. This state "police power" to regulate "health, safety, andReason
Jun 21 2012
Commerce Secretary Resigns
John E. Bryson announced his resignation as President Obamas commerce secretary on Thursday following an episode in which he had a seizure and was involved in a sequence of automobile accidents.
“The work that you do to help Americas entrepreneurs and businesses build our economy and create jobs is more important now than ever, and I have come to the conclusion that I need to step downNew York Times (News)