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State lawmakers advance dueling tax cut plans
- Bill locks in radio sales tax exemption

Oscar Rodriguez, TAB President
With fewer than 30 days left in the 2015 regular legislative session, the House and Senate have advanced dueling tax cut plans that range from $4.5 to $4.9 billion and save taxpayers at most about $200 monthly, but while the dollars are close, the chambers are far apart on how they cobbled together the savings.
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Texas Supreme Court hands down first rulings on the Texas Anti-SLAPP statute TAB helped pass
Laura Lee Prather, Partner, Haynes and Boone LLP
In 2011, Texas joined the growing list of states to pass an anti-SLAPP statute, the Texas Citizens' Participation Act ("TCPA"). On April 24, 2015, in its first two rulings interpreting the statute, the Texas Supreme Court held that the statute broadly applies to all communications about matters of public concern, even those made outside of a public forum, and also interpreted the evidentiary standard required for a plaintiff to defeat an anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss.
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May regulatory dates for broadcasters
Broadcast Law Blog

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Keeping Our Campaigns Honest Act propose FCC require disclosure of donors to entities that sponsor issue ads
Broadcast Law Blog

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Copyright Office starts study enforcing copyrights on photos, visual images in digital
Broadcast Law Blog

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Effort to reauthorize USA PATRIOT Act lacks basic safeguards for First Amendment rights
Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press

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