Alejandro Moreno—associate director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin—shares his insight into the Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, released by the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday, Dec. 9.
MLA’s Lisa Ellman, Obama Administration veteran and pioneering drones policy advisor, believes that government policy and entrepreneurial innovation work best together.
Members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure pushed the FAA on Wednesday, December 10, to accelerate integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into U.S. airspace, expressing concern that regulators in other countries are ahead of the FAA in permitting safe UAS use, setting back economic development in the United States.
Today, the FAA granted its second batch of Section 333 Exemptions. This finally puts to rest the notion that the Exemption process is not a real process, or that somehow, only companies with power and prestige like Hollywood film makers are going to be allowed to operate.
Last week, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced a Final Rule prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity by federal contractors and subcontractors.
As reported by Tom Banse of KUOW radio, the Yakama Nation and neighboring tribes have objected to a move by Congress to offer public access to the summit of Rattlesnake Mountain, a place tribal members consider sacred.
New Justice Department Guidance Provides Useful Roadmap for Public and Private Schools On Their Effective Communication Obligations
Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Education (DOE) issued a joint guidance Under Title II of ADA (the “Guidance”) explaining the obligation of public schools to provide “auxiliary aids and services” to ensure effective communication with students with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities.
As long as there are governments, there will be government corruption. The temptations to abuse power are never going away, and neither is human frailty, which means government ethics will remain an important issue for, well, forever.
Despite the fact that we are in the last days of a lame duck Congress, the House of Representatives is closing the year on a strong note, with a hearing at 10 a.m. this morning on the FAA’s UAS integration efforts. The hearing will be live streamed, and can be viewed HERE.
In 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released two new sources of data that are intended to increase transparency related to federal payments to physicians. They also, however, present a risk of being used by whistleblowers and attorneys to support qui tam lawsuits alleging violations of the False Claims Act (FCA), the Anti-Kickback Act or the Physician Self-Referral Law, commonly called the Stark Law.