DAILY E-LERT

 

Thursday, March 21, 2013

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

US Congress considers rewriting partnership tax rules

Judge addresses US Congress on effects of sequestration cuts on federal courts

US Senator calls to amend military force law to address drones

Texas lifts freeze on cancer research grants

Texas legislature considers bills increasing accountability of local officials

5th Circuit supports monks over funeral directors in coffin case

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