President Barak Obama today announced the Build America Investment Initiative (the “Initiative”).
On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, the United States announced additional sanctions against Russian interests in response to the continuing crisis in Ukraine.
As reported more than a year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court remanded the Fisher v. University of Texas case back to the Court of Appeals for stricter scrutiny of the University’s consideration of race in its undergraduate admissions policy.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) ruled July 15 that President Obama’s September 2012 order requiring Ralls Corporation (Ralls) – on the basis of national security concerns – to divest itself of four Oregon wind farms deprived Ralls of its Fifth Amendment property rights without due process.
On June 27, in In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.,1 the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit quickly allayed the fears of government contractors and other businesses concerned by U.S. District Judge James S. Gwin’s March 6, 2014, decision2 that created a “but for” threshold test to determine whether the attorney-client privilege applied to documents developed during an internal investigation.
Georgia lawmakers are continuing discussions to expand the state’s film and television tax credits at a time when most states are looking at eliminating or scaling back their industry tax credits.
For what seems like such a simple questions, many organizations have a very hard time calculating the amount they spend on lobbying activities.
As graduation season comes to an end, our thoughts return back to Republican Governor Haslam’s 2014 State of the State Address announcing a plan to provide two years of free community college and vocational school to all Tennesseans.
Teachers generally enjoy job protection which is much greater than all other public sector employees. Such laws have been much criticized in recent years as a result of the increased focus on student performance.
When is a recreational activity not a recreational activity? When it’s big business.