State “Ban the Box” Legislation Gains Momentum

State “Ban the Box” Legislation Gains Momentum

The “ban the box” movement continues to sweep through state legislatures.  These laws, which vary in terms of scope and detail, generally prohibit employers from requesting on applications information about applicants’ criminal histories.  Recent legislation in two states applies “ban the box” prohibitions to private employers in the state.

Hydraulic Fracturing: Federal Legislative Roundup

By | Fracking Insider | December 5, 2013

Fracking Insider Readers: We are pleased to bring you the first volume of our Federal Legislative Roundup, including updates on three pieces of legislation currently under consideration in the House: “The Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act,” “The Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act,” and “The North American Energy Infrastructure Act.”