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Senate rejects bid to nullify union election rules

WASHINGTON — The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to overturn new regulations designed to give unions quicker workplace representation elections. The 54-45 vote against a disapproval resolution leaves intact new National Labor Relations Board rules scheduled to take effect ...

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Realities of Real Estate: The rules of the road for a home inspection

As we get into spring, a lot of homes will be going under contract. But getting your house under contract isn’t a guarantee that it’ll get to settlement. The inability of a buyer to secure financing can derail a purchase, ...

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Maryland among 11 states suing EPA over soot rules

NEW YORK — New York, Maryland and nine other states filed a lawsuit Friday designed to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue new regulations on soot pollution. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the lawsuit filed in ...

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Maryland GOP delegates protest change to House rules

ANNAPOLIS — Republicans in the House of Delegates say a change to the body’s rules will keep the minority party from debating critical issues. Lawmakers say an amendment to a rule that mandates the House speaker maintain order targets GOP ...

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Deadline looms for ADA changes

The vast majority of publicly accessible properties — including hotels, stores, banks, movies theaters, doctors’ offices and barbershops — will be affected by new accessibility rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act governing public accommodations. The rules, which have an ...

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Senate rejects GOP bid to overturn Internet rules

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks. Republicans argued that “net neutrality” rules ...

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Cellphone companies to warn as plan approaches limit

NEW YORK — Cellphone companies are pledging to warn subscribers before they go over their monthly limits for calling minutes, text messages and data use. The pledge comes in response to a threat of regulation by the Federal Communications Commission, ...

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