With income tax filings due tomorrow, regulators appear glued to their computers, not preparing regulations, but entering numbers on their keypads, and, therefore, this week’s Monday Morning Regulatory Review focuses on three very different regulatory events.
President Barack Obama, delivering the keynote address of the Civil Rights Summit in Austin on Thursday, steered away from current civil rights concerns and legislative solutions and instead explored the man that was Lyndon Baines Johnson.
The rules on corporate contributions to Super PACs were made clearer today when the Federal Election Commission (FEC) released its finding that Chevron Corporation’s $2.5 million contribution in 2012 to the Congressional Leadership Fund (a Super PAC) had not violated the bar on government contractors making contributions in federal elections.
The recent Detroit Free Press article about conversion of the Detroit Public Water Department to a private entity reviews the potential that the system will be sold.
On April 8, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order directing the Department of Labor (“DOL”) to propose new regulations and rules to prohibit Federal contractors from discriminating against employees for inquiring, discussing or disclosing their compensation, or the compensation of other employees.