Gibson Guitar

Press Release from the U.S. Department of Justice; Aug. 6, 2012:  Gibson Guitar Corp. Agrees to Resolve Investigation into Lacey Act Violations Gibson Guitar Corp. entered into a criminal enforcement agreement with the United States today resolving a criminal investigation into allegations that the company violated the Lacey Act by illegally purchasing and importing ebony […]

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A rally thrown by Tea Party activists in support of Gibson Guitar Corp. in light of a recent federal raid on the company drew hundreds to Nashville Saturday to listen to music and speakers denounce government overreach. Guests at the “We Stand With Gibson” rally included Gibson Guitar owner Henry Juszkiewicz, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, […]

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A rally and concert Saturday afternoon in Nashville is meant to be a show of support for Gibson Guitar, which was raided in August over wood imported from India allegedly in violation of that country’s laws. Coordinators say the federal raid was an “abuse of power and authority.”

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The lieutenant governor thinks it makes good economic sense to calculate a price tag projecting the potential costs proposed bills and regulations would have on the private sector. The idea was put forward recently in a policy brief by the Tennessee Center for Policy Research.

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