Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., yesterday introduced the Credit
Card Fair Fee Act of 2008, a companion bill to legislation that was introduced in the House in March that calls for credit card companies and merchants to negotiate transaction fees.
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) here pointed to the takedown of a nationally organized retail crime (ORC) ring in San Jose, Calif., as evidence of the need for federal legislation to combat the growing problem of ORC.
The Senate will likely re-vote on the full 2007 Farm Bill this week, Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin’s office told congressional newspaper The Hill on Friday.
The 2007 Farm Bill has sufficient support in the House and Senate to pass in its current form, despite President Bush's veto of the bill last Wednesday. This month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2007 Farm Bill with a 318-106 vote...
The House Judiciary Committee Task Force on Competition Policy and Antitrust Laws on Thursday held a hearing on a proposed legislation that would allow retailers and the market to have a say in fees charged by credit card companies, according to...
In defiance of a veto threat by President Bush, the U.S. House of
Representatives passed the 2007 Farm Bill with a 318-106 vote this week. The Senate followed yesterday by approving the bill 81-15.