Latest Employer Mandate: “Fair Scheduling” Requirements

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2014 Election Outlook: Incumbent Governors Facing Tough Re-election Races

This year’s elections are shaping up to be one of the toughest years yet for incumbent Governors. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) lost in the primary election to state senator David Ige. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett (R) has improved in the polls in recent weeks, but...

States Push to Mandate Extra Unpaid Leave Benefits for Employees


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States Respond to SEC's Indecision on Crowdfunding Rulemaking

When President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law in April 2012, small business owners and investors alike hoped for increased opportunities for investment through the law’s equity crowdfunding component, which would allow individual investors to purchase equity in private...

State and Local Reactions to Recent Gun Violence

In the wake of the recent tragedies involving gun violence in America, various legislative proposals have been introduced in response with varying degrees of receptiveness and success. In lieu of proposing controversial gun control legislation, some mayors and state...

States Take Divergent Paths on Wind Energy

The wind energy industry experienced a reprieve after the federal “fiscal cliff” deal extended the Wind Production Tax Credit through 2013. The credit, which equals 2.2 cents for every kilowatt-hour of wind energy produced for the first ten years of production, has been in...

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