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Legislative Update, 08/17/2018

Federal:

  • More information on the ECRI-backed National Guideline Clearinghouse, including financial forecasting, has been posted by MLA. Read more from MLA News.
  • Toxic substance regulation will change if the EPA moves forward with a plan to rely more on industry-backed research than academic studies on asbestos and other toxic chemicals. Read the full story from Science.
  • The EPA is rethinking its understanding of human health in exposure to fine particulates; associated rule-making would be impacted. This effort is in opposition to the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. Read the full story from Science.
  • ALA is against the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, arguing that fewer people will respond and thus negatively impact the utility of the census. Read more from the District Dispatch.

State:

In case you missed it, the ILA just published the article “Legislative Successes: Governor Signs Two Bills”¬†on their website.

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