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Congress To Increase Scrutiny On Diversity In Corporate Leadership
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) is the new Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services. In this role, she plans to push for more diversity in corporate leadership positions.
United States
30 Jan 2019
DOJ Announces Changes To The Yates Memo Policy On Individual Accountability
On Thursday, November 29th, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced changes to its policy known as the "Yates Memo."
United States
7 Dec 2018
Are Unions Facing The Eve Of Destruction? Supreme Court Outlaws Agency Fees In The Public Sector
Since dues are the lifeblood of all labor unions, it wouldn't be surprising to find the leadership of the American labor movement singing a refrain from a 1960's protest song ...
United States
5 Jul 2018
HHS To Collect Data From The EMS System: Good Time To Examine Accounting, Cost, Billing, And Collection Systems
While recent legislation impacting the Emergency Medical Services (EMS)/ambulance industry drew attention inside the industry for its reduction in Health and Human Services' ...
United States
20 Feb 2018
New Funding Legislation's Impact On Health Care Programs
Congress passed a funding bill early this morning just after the February 8th deadline.
United States
12 Feb 2018
What Does President Obama's $215 Million "Precision Medicine Initiative" Mean For Genetic Privacy?
We have all heard about the burgeoning opportunities tied to the development of precision medicine (also called "personalized medicine"), which includes the use of an individual’s genetic information to design targeted treatments.
United States
13 Feb 2015
IRS Releases Favorable Private Business Use Rules For Facilities Financed With Tax-Exempt Bonds
The IRS released a notice which establishes more favorable safe harbors for types of service contracts and other arrangements using property financed with tax-exempt bonds.
United States
29 Oct 2014
The MCDC Initiative And Recent Modifications: Window For Issuers And Obligated Persons Now Closes On December 1, 2014, While Underwriters Window Still Set To Close On September 9, 2014
The SEC has expressed significant concern that many issuers have not been complying with their obligation to file continuing disclosure documents.
United States
11 Aug 2014
House Bill 569 Changes Florida's Campaign Finance Law
Governor Rick Scott has recently signed into law House Bill 569, which enacts sweeping changes to Florida’s campaign finance laws.
United States
13 May 2013
Florida Government And Politics Weekly Update (Week Of May 18, 2009)
On May 12, 2009, Gov. Crist made the expected announcement that in 2010, he will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Mel Martinez rather than running for reelection as Florida governor.
United States
3 Jun 2009
President´s FY 2010 FDA Budget Proposes Food Industry User Fees
President Barack H. Obama's recently released Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 budget for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposes historic spending for the agency of more than $3 billion, an increase of more than $500 million over FY 2009 spending.
United States
1 Jun 2009
Key Health Care Initiatives In President Obama´s FY2010 Budget
On May 7, 2009, President Barack H. Obama submitted a detailed Fiscal Year 2010 budget proposal (Budget) to the U.S. Congress, an expansion of a budget outline he released in February 2009.
United States
21 May 2009
Florida Government And Politics Weekly Update (Week Of January 19, 2009)
On January 14, 2009, both houses of the Florida Legislature passed a series of 17 bills intended to remedy the deficit in the 2008 - 2009 state budget, which is currently estimated at $2.4 billion.
United States
28 Jan 2009
Florida Government And Politics Weekly Update (Week Of January 12, 2009)
The Florida Legislature convened in special session to address the state budget deficit on Monday, January 5, 2009. By Friday, January 9, 2009, both the Senate and the House of Representatives had held extensive committee hearings and floor debate, passing their respective budget bills largely on party-line votes.
United States
19 Jan 2009
Florida Government And Politics Weekly Update (Week Of January 5, 2009)
On December 30, 2008, Senate President Jeff Atwater (R-North Palm Beach) and House of Representatives Speaker Ray Sansom (R-Fort Walton Beach) issued a joint proclamation calling the state legislature into special session beginning at 11:00 a.m., January 5, 2009 and ending at 11:59 p.m., January 16, 2009.
United States
12 Jan 2009
Florida Government And Politics Weekly Update (Week Of October 27, 2008)
Last month, the Legislative Budget Commission transferred $672 million from the state rainy day fund, and Governor Charlie Crist ordered state agencies to hold back a percentage of their appropriated funds, in an effort to address a shortfall in the current (2008 - 2009) fiscal year's budget.
United States
7 Nov 2008
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