• Legislation

    Grad Students Organize to Prevent Near-Impoverishment under GOP Tax Plan

    by  • December 7, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Graduate students seem to be unfairly hit by the GOP tax plan and have organized to block passage.

    Graduate students pay for their education by teaching, doing research, and performing routine administrative tasks in return for waived tuition and a meager stipend. Under the proposed GOP tax bill, graduate student tuition waivers will be counted as...

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    CLASSICS Act, Pre-1972 Copyright Fix, Introduced in Congress

    by  • July 24, 2017 • Legislation, News

    Press release by Artist Rights Watch, July 20, 2017:

    @repjerrynadler: Reps. Nadler, @DarrellIssa Pre-1972 Copyright Fix with Introduction of CLASSICS Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) of the House Judiciary Subcommittee for Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet introduced bipartisan legislation to close a...

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