By Kevin Coleman, Jr.
Although decades have passed since the U.S. tax system's last overhaul, the combination of a Republican-controlled Congress and Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election suggests...
By Michael Gardner
Each administration arrives in Washington with high hopes of making meaningful change to the way the Federal Government spends money.
By Daniel N. Anziska
, Katie Balthrop
Common ownership of stock by large institutional investors has been identified by federal advisors as a "potential area" for additional regulation.
By Sharie Brown
On February 8, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed Senator Jeff Sessions of (R - Alabama) as the Attorney General of the United States, a little over one week after...
By Karlie Webb
, Laura Boorman
On February 24, 2017, industry groups challenged the final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule ("Final Rule") in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
By David Gettings
, Timothy St. George
, David Anthony
Ever since the Supreme Court decided Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins last year, courts have been struggling to define the contours of standing in "no injury" class actions.
By Brian Harms
, Addison Miller
, Emily Prince
Nearly 1 in 10 States have launched proposals directing utilities to procure anywhere from 50% to 100% of their power from renewable energy resources by mid-century.
By Gavin Parsons
Parties that are potentially responsible for residential environmental contamination in North Carolina face broad exposure and unpredictable outcomes.
By David Devernoe
, Andrea Wortzel
EPA has reportedly been instructed by the Office of Management and Budget to develop a plan for consolidating its ten (10) regional offices into eight (8) as a way to realize efficiencies and reduce costs.
By Patrick Fitzmaurice
In January 2017, a bill was introduced in the New York State Assembly to repeal New York's version of the UFCA and replace it with the UVTA, adopted by the Uniform Law Commission in 2014.
By Brooke Conkle
, Michael Lacy
Republicans in Congress have moved to repeal recently issued Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulations governing the prepaid card industry.
By Christopher Nalls
, Jasmine C. Hites
On February 24, 2017, the Balancing Authority of Northern California ("BANC") – acting on behalf of its member, Sacramento Municipal Utility District – entered into an Implementation Agreement...
By Adrienne Thompson
, Christopher Zentz
On February 28, 2017 FERC Staff released their Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2017. In these monthly reports, Staff provides updates on various projects in the natural gas, hydropower...
By Russell Kooistra
, Daniel Archuleta
On March 2, 2017, the U.S. Senate voted 62-37 to confirm Rick Perry as the Secretary of the Department of Energy ("DOE").
By Mark Newman
The USCIS Premium Processing Service guarantees the processing of certain filings such as H-1B petitions within 15 calendar days to those petitioners or applicants who pay the required additional fee.