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California Legislature Enacts Bill Package on Drought -
On Thursday March 26, 2015, the California Legislature adopted legislation which it describes as allocating approximately $1 billion to emergency drought relief...more
Republicans and business groups continued to criticize the aggressive regulatory initiatives in President Obama's Executive Order 13673 (EO13673) at a recent House joint subcommittee meeting last month. ...more
As detailed in our previous mailing, the changes to Maryland's pay-to-play reporting law that took effect in January have caused confusion and created significant challenges for companies doing business with Maryland state...more
Any business entity holding contracts in 2014 that, in the aggregate, totaled more than $50,000 with state agencies, the legislature, counties, municipalities, school boards and fire districts in New Jersey must...more
On March 16, 2015, the House of Representatives is scheduled to consider the following health policy legislation...more
In July 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order dubbed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order that, once implemented, will allow the government to deny a company a contract if it or certain subcontractors violated –...more
In This Issue:
- Determination First, Details to Follow
- Committee Approves State False Claims Act
- Rent-to-Own Legislation Substantially Modified
- Senate Judiciary Considers Limit on Building...more
Existing human trafficking-related prohibitions for federal contractors and subcontractors were strengthened recently by the Obama Administration. While there has been an Executive Order outlawing certain "human trafficking...more
In Carnell Construction Corp. v. Danville Redevelopment & Housing Authority, 745 F.3d 703 (2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld the trial court’s ruling that, without government approval,...more
As we have previously discussed here, the New Jersey Pay-to-Play Annual Disclosure filing deadline is right around the corner.
Any entity that received payments of $50,000 or more as a result of payments from a New...more
This memorandum is to remind you that the annual filing for state and local contractors required under New Jersey Chapter 271 (Form BE) is due March 30, 2015. In particular, as we have described in previous client alerts,...more
In case you spent last week (this morning) dealing with winter weather instead of reading the latest and greatest in the realm on federal contracting, here is a rundown of last week’s top developments related to government...more
For government contractors, the start of a new year brings with it a host of filing requirements in many states along the Northeast Corridor. Although some states (such as New York and Connecticut) do not impose annual or...more
To get a P3 proposal to the starting line, public officials need to make sure that there is clarity and agreement on basic issues and priorities -
Aging and inadequate infrastructure, required upgrades and scarce...more
There are a growing number of cybersecurity requirements applicable to government contractors that work with the Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community. ...more
On February 12, the U.S. Department of State released a set of “Frequently Asked Questions” (“FAQs”) with regard to the U.S. Government’s efforts to develop a National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct. The plan is...more
On February 2, President Obama released his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal. The proposed budget includes nearly $113.7 million in annual appropriations to the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance...more
Although the Islamic Republic of Iran has the world's fourth largest proven oil reserves and second largest natural gas reserves, UN, U.S. and EU sanctions relating to its nuclear program have significantly affected Iran's...more
Countries Subject to Various Restrictions by the U.S., EU, and UN -
Following are checklists of countries that are subject to a variety of U.S. and EU-imposed restrictions affecting international trade. The countries...more
I. New Laws and Regulations
- A. Federal
- President Obama Signs Executive Orders to Ensure Federal Contractor Compliance with Labor Laws. On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe...more
Executive Order 13658 increases the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, effective January 1, 2015, for certain workers providing services under new contracts with the federal government. The Final Rule, the Fact Sheet, and the...more
At its meeting last week, the California Transportation Commission allocated $174.8 million to 85 projects around the state. Some of the projects receiving allocations this month include: You can find a full list of projects...more
On January 15, 2015, the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to implement changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba announced by President Obama on December...more
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