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Monitor Thy Drink: Alcohol Import Regulations Under the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau)
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
Allen Matkins partner Ray Buddie - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
DPR Construction EVP Eric Lamb - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Shorenstein SVP Todd Sklar - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Sares Regis chief development officer Todd Regonini - SF Construction & Development Summit
Hathaway Dinwiddie CEO Greg Cosko - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Forest City SVP Alexa Arena - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Google real estate director John Igoe - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Sackett v EPA - Supreme Court Authorizes Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders - David Cooke
Is Fracking Safe?
Don Donadio on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
Neill Edwards on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
John Hunter on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
California Redevelopment Agency Update: The Implications of the Matosantos Decision
Changes to California Mechanic's Lien Laws Relieve Frustration in Construction
Vapor Intrusion: A Game-Changer in How Property is Being Evaluated by Regulators & Lenders
In This Issue:
- THE MASSACHUSETTS MUDDLE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE MASHPEE WAMPANOAG?
The Mashpee Wampanoag casino project planned for the town of Taunton in southeastern Massachusetts received a major...more
In This Issue:
- MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD APPROVES ATHENS ACQUISITION TRANSACTION:
At its April 9 monthly meeting, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (“MGCB”) approved Athens Acquisition LLC’s acquisition...more
Originally published in Casino Enterprise Management magazine – March 2013.
With no federal Internet gaming bill on the horizon, state legislatures are again focused on whether and to what extent Internet gaming will...more
As New Jersey joins Nevada in the authorization of Internet gaming, there is only one law firm that combines online gaming joint venture negotiation and transactional experience with an unparalleled familiarity with Nevada...more
The State of Alabama filed suit on February 19, 2012, attempting to shut down four casinos it contends are illegal. Three Indian gambling centers and VictoryLand – one of the state’s largest racetracks and casinos and a...more
In This Issue:
- INDIAN COUNTRY AND OBAMA’S CHOICE FOR SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR:
In March, Ken Salazar will leave his well-appointed office at the helm of the Department of the Interior and return to Colorado,...more
Originally published in Riverside Lawyer, October 2012.
The tribal gaming industry received a blow from the United States Supreme Court right before the high court ended its session for the summer. Whether the blow is...more
The Art Law Blog introduces the first in a series of three articles on "percent-for-art" programs. The common purpose of percent-for-art ordinances is to invigorate the public cultural environment, and to develop and enhance...more
As expanded gambling brings renewed interest and attention to horse racing, tracks need to be sure to not make a bad bet on environmental compliance.
Public wall murals have been the subject of much attention recently. Legislators for Los Angeles, considered the “mural capital of the world”, are reviewing a proposed city ordinance to preserve vintage art murals and to...more
The notion that the arts make our culture "richer" is commonplace in our vernacular, but an undeniable trend has emerged giving an entirely new meaning to the phrase: across the board, the country’s nonprofit arts and culture...more
Often critics comment on the technique, the style, the grandeur of a work of art, and the dramatic and arduous so-called "artistic process". Rarely, do we study or observe how art is shaped by legal and environmental...more
Anteprojeto de lei para revitalização do Centro de Curitiba. Incentivos Fiscais. Valorização da cultura e da moradia na zona central da cidade.
Projeto inspirado em planos de Barcelona, São Paulo e Salvador....more
Break out a bottle of the good stuff. It's time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Baltimore Colts' famous defeat of the city's attempt to condemn its NFL franchise. In 1984, Baltimore sought to keep the team from...more
No sooner did the ink dry on my celebration of the 25th anniversary of the erstwhile Baltimore Colts' midnight departure to Indianapolis, when Maryland has provided us with more eminent domain related stuff for our gristmill....more
Organizers of an effort to have an 18-mile stretch of Route 414 from Watkins Glen to Lodi designated
as a scenic byway say they are on track with the project.
On June 12, the board of Seneca Lake Scenic Byway Inc. will...more
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