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Capital Loop - Oct. 2, 2017

South Dakota remote sales tax case likely headed to U.S. Supreme Court

The South Dakota case would challenge a 25-year-old Supreme Court decision, Quill vs. North Dakota, that required a business’s physical presence in a state before it could be required to collect taxes on so-called “remote sales.” Read more

 

Commissioner Greg Chilcott testified before House subcommittee on reducing wildfire risks

The NACo Public Lands Committee vice chair emphasized active forest management and regulatory reform as ways to decrease wildfires. Read more Watch testimony above

 

FCC issues report on service outages linked to Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria

The reports outline 911 service disruptions and cell tower outages. Read more

 

NACo submits comments to DOL regarding Request for Information on overtime pay regulations

The Trump Administration has decided not to defend the overtime pay lawsuit and instead is soliciting feedback on the regulations, which they plan to take into consideration as they develop a new proposal. Read more

 

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Bev Schlotterbeck
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