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The effect of scandals on the economics of college sports

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 26 2012

The issues raised in the Freeh Report about the actions of top Penn State executives in the University, Athletic Department and football program, including legendary coach Joe Paterno, with respect to Jerry Sandusky may result in NCAA sanctions, and perhaps civil and federal claims against the University

House Republicans finalize incoming committee chairmen

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2010

The House Republican Conference has this afternoon ratified the selections of new committee chairmen made yesterday by the Republican Steering Committee

New markets: smartgrid and e-health

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2012

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MI PSC) has opened an investigation into the deployment of smart meters by electric utilities

Twelve-member congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to identify $1.5 trillion in cuts, health care spending targeted

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2011

The US House of Representatives passed a debt ceiling package (Budget Control Act, House Rules Committee Amendment to S. 365) by a vote of 269 to 161 to lift the debt ceiling and avoid default

President Obama signs into law two-phase spending reduction plan to avert historic default

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 3 2011

After final approval by the Senate, President Obama signed into law a historic legislative package combining new authority for the US Government to borrow at least $2.1 trillion with a variety of statutory provisions designed to offset such new borrowing by mandating spending reductions and other savings over a 10-year period

President Obama, Congressional negotiators agree to two-phase spending reduction plan to avert historic default

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • August 1 2011

Late Sunday night, Congressional negotiators and President Obama finalized a historic legislative package combining new authority for the US Government to borrow at least $2.1 trillion with a variety of statutory provisions designed to offset such new borrowing by mandating spending reductions and other savings over a 10-year period

FEC granted new authority to impose higher automatic penalties on nonprofit organizations, super PACs, and political party committees

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

On December 26, 2013, President Barack Obama signed into law a bill (H.R. 3487) that gives the Federal Election Commission (FEC) new authority to

Federal election energy and environmental policy analysis

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2012

The reelection of President Barack Obama, combined with continued divided government in the CongressDemocratic Senate and Republican Housevirtually ensure that major changes to federal energy and environmental policy will be based on existing regulatory authority rather than new legislation

2010 midterm election analysis

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 3 2010

The midterm elections of 2010 and the widely anticipated shift toward a more Republican Congress will bring significant changes to domestic and foreign policy which will have a major effect on our clients' businesses both here and abroad

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2012

As reported last week, the House Telecom Subcommittee held a hearing titled “International Proposals to Regulate the Internet” on May 31, 2012