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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
A cooperative corporation that operates a nonprofit medical marijuana collective challenged city ordinances that ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The court of appeal held that the ordinances are not preempted by the...more
With the establishment of the 1982 Enterprise Zone Program, Florida became one of the first states in the country to enact an economic revitalization program offering investment assistance, tax advantages and regulatory...more
Beginning March 25, 2013, community organizations and other nonprofits will find it easier to become registered community organizations for Philadelphia zoning purposes.
Community organizations have informally...more
On March 7, 2013, Senators Lautenberg, Inhofe, Crapo and Udall introduced the Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2013, which would amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation...more
When a governmental land use regulation imposes a substantial burden on churches, RLUIPA requires that the government show that it has a compelling interest and is meeting that interest in the least restrictive way. So...more
Last February, at the request of Senate Finance Committee member Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations was formed to address tax-related policy questions of import...more
Today, the Virginia Supreme Court issued one opinion affecting Virginia local government law. Congratulations to the County of Albemarle and the City of Charlottesville! The Local Government Attorneys of Virginia supplied an...more
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