Last week, the North Carolina General Assembly considered legislative measures on everything from eliminating the state gas tax to extending economic incentives to private companies.
The North Carolina General Assembly considered legislative measures this week on everything from eliminating the state gas tax to extending economic incentives to private companies.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 9, 2015, the United States Supreme Court (the "Court") issued its ruling in Nikols v. Mortgage Bankers Association, holding that federal agencies do not need to issue notice-and-comment procedures...
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory (R-NC) unveiled his 2015-2017 budget proposal on Thursday, focusing heavily on job creation, education and infrastructure.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
The Texas Legislature is back in session and has the Texas Public Information Act (TPIA) on its mind.
CMS has released the "2015 National Impact Assessment of Quality Measures Report," which examines the effectiveness of quality measures used in CMS hospital, ambulatory, and post-acute quality programs.
Welcome to the Valentine’s Day edition of Legislative Update (not to be confused with the Friday the 13th edition).
Welcome to the Snowmageddon version of the Legislative Update. What a strange week in Raleigh with cancelled schools, legislative hearings and events.
A fundamental component of the PRC is the determination of which of the contractor's customers will be the "basis of award" and the price or discount the contractor offers those customers...
McDermott Will & Emery
Commentators predicted that that Absher would limit the reach of the worthless services theory of FCA liability going forward.
Contractors and other industry participants are encouraged to comment on the proposed rule by April 6, 2015.
Government contracting is not for the faint of heart when it
comes to compliance woes.
On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed and remanded a decision by the Court of Federal Claims, which permitted the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) to include contract clauses that deviated from federal government commercial contracting rules.
Your Womble Carlyle Government Affairs Team Member, Angel, is just happy that the Carolina Panthers are back in the running!
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Wednesday, the Baker-Polito administration revealed the details of their $38.1 billion FY2016 budget. Seeking to overcome a structural deficit, which at $1.8 billion, represents nearly five percent of the total budget, the Governor doubled down on cost-saving measures rather than raising taxes, increasing fees or drawing from the state’s rainy day fund.
This week was exhausting for your normally energetic government relations team; we had to be in so many different hearings at once that we had to wear comfortable shoes.
This week in Raleigh the sky was falling! – well it was snowing! The news in Raleigh was dominated by snow and ice and skeleton sessions and empty calendars.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), the US government’s interagency committee charged with reviewing foreign investments in US businesses with potential national security implications, recently released its Annual Report to Congress.
The Federal Circuit's decision in CGI Federal Inc. v. United States addressed the relationship between FAR Part 12—which applies to acquisitions of commercial items—and FAR Subpart 8.4, which addresses the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program.