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The 188th Massachusetts Legislature began the 2013 – 2014 legislative session on January 2. This alert identifies the key public policy issues that will likely emerge in the current session and offers insight into their...more
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Now that the President has another four years and the budget chasm is before the country. The so-called fiscal cliff comes. Of the many ways to save money, the Congress has chosen the meat...more
“The cyber threat we face is unprecedented and we need an innovative and cooperative approach between the private sector and the federal government to protect the country from it.” —Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV...more
While most attempts to push-through last-minute CEQA reform were parked until next year, one bill, AB 2245, glided through the legislature and now heads to the finish line on Governor Brown’s desk for signature. The bill,...more
The Florida Legislature has just enacted a bill that adds a new Section 339.2825 which took effect July 1, 2012. That Section deals with both Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)-generated projects and unsolicited...more
The Senate passed the surface transportation bill with an amendment that would give the State Dept the right to deny, limit or revoke passports of “seriously delinquent” U.S. taxpayer’s. The passport provision is part of the...more
With new techniques to access shale gas in the United States resulting in dramatic increases in supply and as a consequence, lower prices for consumers, terminals originally constructed to import LNG are now attempting to...more
As an update to the December 13, 2011 blog post on VaLocalityLaw, “Devolution: Will Virginia Pass its “Neglected,” “Crumbling” Highway System on to Local Governments?” Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has stated his...more
As discussed on this blog previously, there is a movement afoot in the Virginia General Assembly to transfer the responsibility and costs of the secondary road system in Virginia to your local county, city or town. See our...more
May 5, 2011, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee voted to pass S. 275, the Pipeline Transportation Safety Improvement Act of 2011, moving the process of reauthorizing the pipeline safety program one step...more
Welcome to King & Spalding's economic development news bulletin,Investing in Georgia. In this edition, you will find:
News about the Georgia Supreme Court's ruling on “commission” charter schools; a Federal Reserve Bank...more
Dramatic events unfold at state legislative levels, as governors and legislators debate how best to achieve a level of budget balance. Competing demands, often based on political outlooks, drive legislative agendas. Stark...more
Distracted driving has become a catch-phrase to summarize the many things that take our concentration away from the task at hand when we are behind the wheel of a vehicle. It has also become a hot topic in transportation law,...more
In what may be a largely symbolic action, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it was reversing the Bush Administration and granted California’s request for a waiver of federal preemption to allow the...more
In two weeks, Californians will go to the polls and vote for a new president, their legislative representatives in Washington and Sacramento and whether 12 ballot initiatives governing everything from the future of high speed...more
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