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NTRA NATIONAL TELECONFERENCE: NTRA/DEAN DORTON TO PROVIDE INDUSTRY UPDATE ON COVID-19 FEDERAL STIMULUS LEGISLATION The NTRA and its Washington, D.C., legislative team, The Alpine Group, and Kentucky-based Dean Dorton, [...]
LEXINGTON, Ky (May 30, 2019) - Industry members who utilize the H-2B temporary worker visa program should contact their U.S. Representative by Friday, May 31, and ask him or [...]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 9, 2019) - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began accepting petitions on Wednesday, May 8 for 30,000 additional H-2B visas restricted to returning workers for [...]
NTRA Legislative News December 7, 2016 One Last Chance for H-2B Fix this Year - IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED, 3PM DEADLINE! The House Rules Committee will meet at 3pm this [...]
August 14, 2015 Tom LaMarra, Blood-Horse The need for consensus among major stakeholders in horse racing in regard to drug testing and enforcement of penalties again was a major theme [...]
August 12, 2016 Tom LaMarra, Blood-Horse The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and its Washington, D.C., lobbying firm are playing the waiting game regarding tax changes that would allow pari-mutuel bettors [...]
August 12, 2016 Tom Precious, Blood-Horse Stalled for several years, a push by Suffolk County Off-Track Betting Corp. to open a casino on Long Island was given crucial backing the [...]
August 12, 2016 Tom LaMarra, Blood-Horse A decision on the re-privatization of the New York Racing Association will have to wait until next year—at the earliest—but groups in the city [...]
August 11, 2016 Frank Angst, Blood-Horse With a line in the daily fantasy sports legislation passed last week in New York specifically prohibiting horse racing handicapping tournament sites, two of the [...]