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A concept with many different interpretations depending on which federal law is being considered. Usually relevant in determining if an activity has a sufficient connection to interstate commerce,and thus the Commerce Clause of the Constitution,to warrant federal intrusion or oversight of the activity. Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 of the United States Constitution is known as the Commerce Clause and empowers the United States Congress “To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes.”Representative areas of federal power may include

• Matters in interstate commerce
• Matters affecting interstate commerce
• Agencies and instrumentalities of interstate commerce
• Local laws that discriminate against interstate commerce
• Crimes that interfere with or obstruct interstate commerce

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Because the commission's existing pipeline posting regulations do not apply to non-interstate pipelines, market observers cannot determine the availability of natural gas and transportation on a non-interstate pipeline to the same extent as they could for an interstate pipeline.
An Energy Information Administration study named 28 national market centers of which 13 are served by a combination of interstate and non-interstate pipelines.
This press release contains "forward-looking statements," within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, about Interstate Hotels & Resorts, including those statements regarding future operating results and the timing and composition of revenues, among others, and statements containing words such as "expects," "believes" or "will," which indicate that those statements are forward-looking.
Chelsea is an attractive Midtown neighborhood that is surrounded by a variety of strong demand generators," said John Emery, president and chief operating officer of Interstate.
Emery noted that Interstate has a long history with this ownership group.
Based on our five-plus year relationship with Interstate and their proven track record and experience with Sheraton, we believe they are most qualified to successfully operate this property," said John Lam, principal, Chelsea Grand, LLC.
For more information digital die-less cutting and the other services offered by Interstate Specialty Products, please visit www.
The collaboration between Arkeia and Interstate Software will enable us to not only resell the leading Linux network backup solution, but provide our state-of-the-art training and consulting programs as a value-added reseller," said Dr.
Interstate Software is the only "Gold" MySQL AB training, support, and consulting partner in North America and the only authorized MySQL training center in the United States.

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