Millions of low-income Americans rely on SNAP (food stamp) benefits to support their families. But what is it like to shop, cook, and eat on a SNAP budget?
Challenging the Right to Take: What Happens When a Government Agency Requires a Property That is Already Devoted to a Public Use?
Often times government agencies require property for a public project that is already put to a public use. What are the acquiring agency’s options, assuming an agreement cannot be reached prior to filing a condemnation action?
Good news California: local projects are continuing to receive federal funding. Caltrans announced last week that the U.S. Department of Transportation has granted nearly $35 million in TIGER funds to six local and regional projects throughout the state.
On Sept. 11, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission released Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies, Part 2, a report that highlights the significant trade impact of digital and Internet-based industries.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: SORNA Good Cause Conflict; H-2B Limbo; & FCC Net Neutrality / Fast Lane Comment Avalanche
Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit joined the intercircuit conflict over the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) validity of the Attorney General’s regulations applying the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) to offenses committed prior to SORNA’s effective date.
While members of Congress, the news media, and the American public debate the merits of President Obama’s new strategy to confront ISIS in the Middle East, Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, participated in a discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations yesterday on this topic.
Companies doing business in Eastern Europe are likely to face an uncertain political climate in the near future. Part of this is the fallout from the Russian Ukraine controversy. Another factor is the residual effects of the 2008 economic collapse and the inability of economies to recover.
Readers of Plane-ly Spoken know about the longstanding battle between Texas Equusearch and the FAA. Texas Equusearch filed suit earlier this year in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit alleging that the FAA had no authority to put any limits on their use of a UAS for search and rescue operations.
On 18 September 2014, Scotland will vote in a referendum on whether it should become independent from the rest of the UK. A key question: what currency would an independent Scotland (iScotland) use, and what are the implications?