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Financial Innovation for Clean Energy Deployment: Congress Considers Expanding Master Limited Partnerships for Clean Energy

Technological innovation is driving renewable energy towards a future where it is cost competitive without subsidies and provides a growing share of America’s energy. But for all the technical progress made by the clean...more

Proposition 39 – Analysis and Status of Implementation Current as of: 2/14/13

In November 2012, Proposition 39 was approved by the voters of California. Prior to Proposition 39, corporations were given two options to calculate their state tax liability under California law. Proposition 39 eliminated...more

The Transparency Agenda: Section 1504 and Beyond

A number of significant briefs were filed recently with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in support of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires oil, gas, and mining issuers to report on their payments...more

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House 10.19.12

Augusta, ME - Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. If you would like more specific information regarding an item in this newsletter or...more

Greater Scrutiny of Corporate Lobbying and Political Activity Underway

On September 13, 2012, the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP), a nonpartisan, nonprofit research group that tracks and analyzes the effect of money in U.S. politics, unveiled a new feature on its website that provides...more

REGULATORY: Oil & Gas Regulatory, Mining & Natural Resources Oil, Gas, and Mining: Companies Encouraged to Submit Nominations by...

The U.S. Department of the Interior is seeking nominations for the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI) Advisory Committee. The Committee is being established to advise the Department on the...more

Congress Proposes Expanding Master Limited Partnerships to Renewable Energy & Biofuel Projects

On Friday, June 15, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced S.3275, the bipartisan “MLP Parity Act,” a bipartisan bill that would amend Section 7704 of the tax code by enabling Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) to own and...more

Washington Insight - March 2012

We are pleased to present this issue of Washington Insight, a bi-weekly newsletter containing information about emerging issues of importance in the Administration, the Executive Branch and Congress. If you have any questions...more

Minnesota Government Update - May 24, 2011

Minnesota Legislature Stands Adjourned – for now! The Minnesota Legislature met its constitutional deadline for adjournment of midnight, May 23, and adjourned as required. The final hours of the regular legislative session...more

Energy and Clean Tech Connections - November 2010

In the November edition of Energy and Clean Tech Connections, we’ve gathered recent information from a wide variety of sources in an effort to keep you abreast of what’s new in the world of clean energy. We draw your...more

Massey Energy Loses Bid to Eliminate Cumulative Voting

I’ve recently commented CalPERS’ announcement that it would abstain on a proposal by Massey Energy Company to eliminate cumulative voting. Yesterday, Massey Energy reported in this Form 8-K that its stockholders did not...more

President Obama Announces Winners of $2.3 Billion In New Clean Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits

On January 8, 2010, President Obama announced the selection of 183 projects to receive a 30-percent tax credit for investments in manufacturing facilities for clean energy technologies. The federal government will provide...more

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