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Governor Baker Shows Support For Offshore Wind Industry
The Governor applauded such efforts as a key step in the development of this new market.
United States
18 Mar 2019
The Federal Trade Commission Is Closed For The Shutdown
As the partial federal government shutdown continues, visitors to the FTC's web site will see a banner at the top of the main page reading, "The FTC Is Closed Due to the Lapse in Government Funding," and directing the reader to a page with details about the closure.
United States
9 Jan 2019
New Attorney General Spotlight: Colorado AG-Elect Phil Weiser
Democratic AG-elect Phil Weiser will bring a strong academic and policy background to the Colorado AG's office in 2019,
United States
3 Jan 2019
Massachusetts' New Clean Energy Bill: Heavy On Storage, Light On Solar
On Aug. 9, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed H.4857, An Act to Advance Clean Energy, into law.
United States
23 Aug 2018
Government Shutdown: SEC Impact
In light of the risk of an imminent government shutdown, now is a good time to review the SEC's "Operations Plan under a Lapse in Appropriations and Government Shutdown."
United States
23 Jan 2018
New Executive Order On Federal Sustainability Promotes Responsible Government Procurement Policies
In March, President Obama issued Executive Order 13693, "Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade."
United States
28 May 2015
Human Trafficking And Government Procurement: New Requirements For U.S. Federal Contractors
On January 29, the U.S. Government released a final rule establishing new anti-human trafficking requirements for U.S. government contractors.
United States
9 Feb 2015
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Amendments To Strengthen Prohibitions Against Trafficking
On January 29, 2015, the U.S. Government released a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
United States
9 Feb 2015
Coming Soon: New Requirements For Federal Contractors Regarding Human Trafficking
The federal government is expected to release amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation that are intended to strengthen existing prohibitions against human trafficking.
United States
3 Sep 2014
President Obama Issues New Executive Order On Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces
On July 31, President Obama issued an Executive Order requiring federal contractors to disclose past labor violations.
United States
1 Sep 2014
Protecting The Rights Of LGBT Employees In The United States And Abroad
President Obama issued an Executive Order prohibiting federal government contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees.
United States
28 Aug 2014
New Case Emphasizes That The Lack Of "Boilerplate" In A Noncompete Agreement Can Have Consequences
Many contracts, including noncompetition agreements, have what’s called "boilerplate" language, "ready-made or all-purpose language that will fit in a variety of documents."
United States
11 Jun 2012
Sometimes It's Not A Unitary Government
For several decades now, the United States has taken the position that communications and documents exchanged in Superfund matters between government lawyers representing the US EPA and government lawyers representing federal PRPs are privileged.
United States
1 Feb 2012
Supreme Court Decision In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Changes The Landscape For Corporate Funding Of Election Communications
The Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Citizens United case has focused widespread public attention on the issue of corporate and union spending in federal election campaigns.
United States
1 Mar 2010
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