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The Weekly Round-Up: Justice Department Delays Decision to Revoke Legal Fund for Immigrants, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo...

The Department of Justice, Reversing Course, Allows a Legal Funding Program for Poor Immigrants to Continue - Earlier this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions informed the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on...more

Global Private Equity Newsletter - Winter/Spring 2018 Edition: How Should US Sellers and Buyers of Businesses View European...

by Dechert LLP on

As M&A practitioners who do deals in Europe as well as in the U.S. know, the certainty of banking commitments is stronger as a rule in Europe than in the U.S. So much so that, given the choice, it can be a factor in the...more

3 Ways State & Local Governments Can Fund Infrastructure Projects

While all states have different laws and regulations, here’s a look at how Pennsylvania has used alternative methods to fund infrastructure projects - Of all the components of President Trump’s proposed infrastructure...more

The New York Note - March 2018 #3

by Cozen O'Connor on

This Week in New York – Charter Revision Commission, Preliminary Budget Hearings, and Increased Funding to Address Opioid Crisis - Competing Calls to Establish a Charter Revision Commission - In his January 2018 State...more

Quick Hit: FY 2018 Omnibus

by McGuireWoods LLP on

After missing a series of self-imposed deadlines, GOP leaders have finally unveiled the FY 2018 omnibus spending legislation. The package, coming in at $1.3 trillion, will fund the federal government through the remainder of...more

Trade & Manufacturing - News of Note - March 2018

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White House Issues National Infrastructure Initiative - On February 12, 2018, President Trump announced the American Infrastructure Initiative. This is a legislative agenda with six core principles...more

Rebuilding Infrastructure in America - Infrastructure Update

by King & Spalding on

Recently, we described the announcement of President Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan (the “Plan”). Today, we report on what has developed since the ambitious proposal was unveiled. The Plan - As we reported...more

President Proposes Boost to Maritime Infrastructure Investment

by Cozen O'Connor on

On February 12, the president released his highly anticipated infrastructure proposal, a “Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America.” Unlike prior federal infrastructure development strategies, which rarely...more

Federal Budget Deal Reaffirms Executive Legislative Branch Split in Legalized Medical Marijuana Policy

by Cozen O'Connor on

On February 9, 2018, funding was restored to the federal government through March 23, 2018. The spending legislation is significant for the cannabis industry for two reasons. First, the budget deal extends the...more

Section 9003 Biorefinery and Renewable Chemical Loan Program Gains Momentum - USDA Program Proves to Be Viable Commercialization...

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• The U.S. Department of Agriculture's 9003 Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (Section 9003 Program) had an unprecedented year in 2017, issuing numerous conditional...more

Third Quarter Venture Funding Remains Strong

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and CB Insight recently released the results of its US MoneyTreeTM Report on U.S. venture funding for the third quarter of 2017. The report indicates that venture capitalists invested $19.0...more

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - December 2017 #2

Virginia Agency Takes Unexpected Step that Could Delay Gas Pipeline Project - "The State Water Control Board approved permits for the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which is backed by Dominion Energy, but took the...more

Housing Choice Initiative

by Bowditch & Dewey on

Housing Choices, Housing Development On Monday, December 11, 2017, the Baker Administration announced the Housing Choice Initiative, which is intended to increase housing development in Massachusetts. The Initiative intends...more

The FCC to Propose Major Changes to Its Rural Health Care Funding Programs

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is launching a major revision to its Rural Health Care (“RHC”) subsidy programs. These revisions would address two main issues, the level of funding and ways to make the programs...more

Update: New York Paid Family Leave Law Becomes Effective on January 1, 2018

As we previously reported, New York State adopted the New York Paid Family Leave Law (“Paid Leave Law”) back in April 2016. The Paid Leave Law, which requires employers in New York State to provide up to 12 weeks of paid...more

USDA Awards $7.3 Million In Funding For Agricultural Technologies

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On October 17, 2017, the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the recipients of 17 grants totaling $7.3 million for projects focused on the development of next generation agricultural...more

Recent IRS Ruling Creates (Interest)ing Tax Conundrum for Sports Teams Utilizing Personal Seat Licenses

by Stinson Leonard Street on

On June 2, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) held in a private letter ruling that proceeds used to a fund portion of the new stadium for the Los Angeles Rams franchise of the National Football League (NFL) and received...more

FCC Bureau Reports on Voice Support Phasedown, Concludes Will Continue

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

This past Monday, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau released a Report examining the effects of the phasedown in E-rate support for voice services adopted in the FCC’s 2014 E-rate Modernization Order in order to emphasize...more

USAC Updates FCC Form 470 for FY2018 Funding and Beyond

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

On August 26th, USAC modified FCC Form 470 in the E-rate Productivity Center (“EPC”) that must be used for FY2018 funding and beyond. The new FCC Form 470 includes what USAC is calling “simplified drop-down options” from...more

Health Centers: The Federal Government Delivers a Big Win

by Farrell Fritz, P.C. on

On August 15, 2017, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, issued a press release reporting that almost $105 million dollars will be bestowed upon 1,333 health centers across the United States, including its...more

Third Circuit Holds No Need to Warn Under WARN ACT Unless Circumstances Causing Layoff Are Probable

by Dechert LLP on

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act in the U.S. requires that employers give sixty days’ notice to its employees before effecting a mass layoff. The WARN Act contains exceptions to the notice...more

FDA Reauthorization Act Aims to Speed Product Reviews Through User Fee Funding

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Congress passes sweeping user fee reauthorization bill to fund increased FDA staffing and support commitments to product review timelines. Key Points: ..Congress authorized FDA to collect increased total annual user...more

FY18 Massachusetts Budget Update: Governor Baker Signs FY18 Budget

On Monday, July 17th, Governor Charlie Baker signed a budget for FY2018 that includes $39.4 billion in spending. This comes ten days after the Legislature approved a state budget with a $40.2 billion bottom line. The Senate...more

DOE Awards $40 Million In Funding For Bioenergy Research Centers

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On July 17, 2017, the U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced that $40 million in Department of Energy (DOE) awards will be used to establish four DOE Bioenergy Research Centers (BRC) to be led by a DOE National...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - July, 2017

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: Learn The Basics of Startup Funding, From Incorporation to Series A Starting a business? Tech.Co offers a crash course in incorporation and funding....more

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