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The General Assembly convened for the 2015 legislative session on January 14. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh on January 28 to begin the session in earnest. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be...more
All week, both chambers and their respective finance committees have been working toward tonight’s third deadline of the session, by which committees must act favorably on major appropriation bills....more
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After a long week of debate, the House adopted its version of the budget last Thursday night. The Budget included $7 billion in spending. However, a proposal to borrow $500 million for building projects...more
Tax increment financing (“TIF”) is a tool that is commonly used throughout the country to finance public infrastructure and other improvements. But while its use may appear to be fairly limited, TIF is actually extremely...more
As we say goodbye to 2014, we also say goodbye to the 2013-2014 legislative session. And while we’re looking forward to what’s to come in 2015-2016, we thought we’d take a moment to recap some of the best parts of the past...more
Arizona has abundant sun and heat. What it does not have in abundance is funding for school districts to construct any facilities or to pay ever increasing utility bills.
Many districts are struggling to find the...more
Schools in California with less than 1,000 average daily attendance (ADA) have until August 1 to apply for two years worth of state funding to help with energy efficiency or renewable energy projects....more
Pierce Atwood LLP is pleased to provide a summary of selected new Maine laws enacted during the 126th Maine Legislature’s 1st Regular Session, as well as legislation carried over to next year’s 2nd Regular Session. Laws and...more
Yesterday, the Governor signed into law Senate Bill 73 (SB 73), which implements Proposition 39 (Prop. 39). Prop. 39 was approved by voters last year to provide California school districts, county offices of education,...more
Pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, on March 1, 2013, the President issued the sequestration order which requires automatic spending cuts ("sequestration") as the result of Congress' failure to...more
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 allowed, for a limited period of time, the issuance of taxable state or local bonds for which the U.S. Treasury Department pays the issuer a specified percentage of interest...more
The Commonwealth Financing Authority has begun accepting applications for five programs established by the Act 13 Marcellus Legacy Fund to support conservation projects and environmental protection measures.
Originally published in The Legal Intelligencer on February 26, 2013.
A package of reform-minded bills has been introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate by Senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon) and others that, if enacted,...more
In this week’s issue:
- Legislature Completes Its First Week
- Majority Party Discusses Its Legislative Agenda
- New Constitutional Officers Sworn into Office
- Federal Decision Issued Regarding MaineCare...more
The North Carolina General Assembly has completed its 2012 session. Often referred to as the "short session" since its primary purpose is to adjust the second year of the biennial budget adopted in 2011, Legislators also...more
The nuclear revival continues, fueled by loan guarantees from the Obama administration and the increasing demand for cleaner energy sources. The first round of nuclear new build construction is on track to add 7 additional...more
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