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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Gold Dome Report – Special Legislative Session Day 3

The General Assembly reconvened today for the third day of the Special Legislative Session, where all eyes were on the House of Representatives. The lower chamber took up and adopted all three of the key propositions for the...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Virginia Update: 2018 Midterm Election Recap

by McGuireWoods Consulting on

On Tuesday, November 8, 2018, Virginians in the 8th district selected a new member of the House of Delegates to replace the retiring Greg Habeeb. The district, which includes the City of Salem, Craig County, and parts of...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Gold Dome Report – Special Legislative Session Day 2

The General Assembly reconvened today for the second day of its Special Legislative Session, and the House had its eyes set on moving the Governor’s emergency spending proposal forward, ratifying the jet fuel tax exemption,...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Key Takeaways From the Midterm Elections: South Carolina

As a result of the midterm elections in South Carolina, there will be changes on key committees in the General Assembly where most legislation of importance travels. The South Carolina State Senate was not up this cycle but...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Key Takeaways From the Midterm Elections: Georgia

Republican Brian Kemp declared victory last week in his bid to replace Governor Nathan Deal as Georgia’s 83rd governor. Kemp avoided a runoff against Democrat Stacey Abrams by securing 50.33 percent of the vote amid...more

Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

Legislation Update Affecting Schools

by Tucker Arensberg, P.C. on

The General Assembly and Governor Wolfe recently enacted various legislation affecting school entities. The following is a brief summary of those developments....more

Williams Mullen

Upcoming Deadline to Comply with Amended Hospital Licensure Regulations

by Williams Mullen on

Virginia hospitals have until November 14, 2018, to comply with upcoming changes to Virginia’s hospital licensure regulations. The regulatory amendments are required by legislation approved during the 2018 General Assembly...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NCGA: Post-Election Update

by McGuireWoods Consulting on

As an update to our Wednesday newsletter, a number of races are undecided and a candidate may request a recount if their race is within the 1% margin. Provisional and absentee ballots that were postmarked by Election Day must...more

Holland & Knight LLP

New Illinois Governor May Act Quickly to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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• Illinois Governor-Elect J.B. Pritzker is expected to act quickly on one of his campaign promises – the legalization of recreational marijuana use. • Illinois has been gradually moving toward full legalization since...more

Smith Anderson

NC 2018 Blue Moon Election Wrap-Up

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This year, North Carolina had a “blue moon” election in which there were no statewide races on the ballot aside from judicial contests. Blue moon elections occur every twelve years (the last was 2006) and historically produce...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Tennessee Government Update – November 2018 Election Results

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

In a historic night, Tennessee elected its first female U.S. Senator and the first Republican governor to follow a fellow Republican governor since 1869. In the state house, there will be many new faces come January; however,...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NCGA: Post-Election Review

by McGuireWoods Consulting on

Across North Carolina, all eyes were on the results of the General Assembly elections. Democrats made significant gains across the state and broke Republican veto-proof supermajority in the House and the Senate. Before the...more

Brooks Pierce

Blue Moon Election Brings Record Turnout, Changes

by Brooks Pierce on

Despite 2018 being a “blue moon” election cycle, North Carolina experienced near-record voter turnout for yesterday’s election. Once in a “blue moon,” North Carolina does not have any marquee, statewide races on the...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NCGA Week in Review

by McGuireWoods Consulting on

With election day right around the corner, races across the state are heating up. The outcome of elections after November 6th could change the power dynamic of the General Assembly. Republicans currently have a 34-15 majority...more

Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

Maryland Signals its Intent to Expand Paid Leave Protections

by Pessin Katz Law, P.A. on

In the wake of the controversy that led to Maryland’s adoption of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act which requires private employers to provide certain employees paid sick and safe leave, Maryland has continued to...more

White and Williams LLP

PA Supreme Court Declines to Consider Constitutional Challenge to Statutory Damages Cap Applicable to Commonwealth Agencies

by White and Williams LLP on

Pennsylvania law limits the amount of damages recoverable in tort actions against Commonwealth agencies and local agencies under the Sovereign Immunity Act and the Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act, respectively. Pursuant...more

Ward and Smith, P.A.

New Coastal Stormwater Program Variances May Benefit Community Associations

by Ward and Smith, P.A. on

In the latest version of what appears to be an annual exercise, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a regulatory reform bill over the Governor's veto that includes relaxation of environmental provisions. This...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NCGA Week in Review

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The North Carolina General Assembly reconvened on Monday, October 15th to approve a $850 million relief package for Hurricane Florence. Senate Bill 3 passed unanimously through the House and Senate. Legislators debated the...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NC Politics in the News

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Education - WRAL NEWS: Chapel Hill officials again urge UNC to move 'Silent Sam' - The Chapel Hill Town Council sent a letter Friday to University of North Carolina officials, once again asking that a controversial...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NCGA Week in Review

by McGuireWoods Consulting on

The General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, October 15, 2018 for another special session. Legislators have taken the last two weeks to further assess the damages from Hurricane Florence. The Governor has been working with...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

2018 Legislative Update

by Miles & Stockbridge P.C. on

During its 438th session, the Maryland General Assembly passed four bills that affect the Maryland General Corporation Law (the “MGCL”), all of which were supported by the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Illinois General Assembly Corrects Juvenile Court Act Error, But Further Review Needed

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• Public Act 100-0720 corrects provisions of the Illinois Juvenile Court Act (JCA) that denied minors and their parents access to a minor's law enforcement records. • Other provisions and oversights of the JCA continue to...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

2018 Education Legislation Summary

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

In its 2018 regular session, the General Assembly made a number of changes in the statutes that affect public education in Connecticut. This summary is intended to give you a brief overview of some of the more significant...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

ALERT - CT Legislative Update

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

The 2018 Regular Session of the Connecticut General Assembly passed bills that, among other things: (1) revise the Student Data Privacy Act; (2) address budgetary issues stemming from attempts at reducing and rescinding...more

Ward and Smith, P.A.

NCGA 2018 Wrap Up: Abbreviated Short Session Produces Fewer Bills but More Proposed Constitutional Amendments

by Ward and Smith, P.A. on

The 2018 Short Session of the North Carolina General Assembly adjourned in late June and can boast something that many Short Sessions cannot: that it was genuinely short. What else made it memorable? An unusual...more

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