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California Courts Continue to Address Vested Rights Lawsuits

USA - November 25 2020 On November 24, 2020, the California Supreme Court denied two requests for depublication of the First Appellate District’s decision Marin Assn. Of…

Fish and Game Commission Violated Law by Seeking to Protect Bees under CESA

USA - November 20 2020 The Sacramento Superior Court upheld a challenge to a decision by the California Fish and Game Commission to designate four subspecies of bumble bees…

Austin Voters Approve Tax Measure to Help Fund $7.1B Project Connect Plan

USA - November 19 2020 On November 3rd, Austin voters approved a property tax increase to help fund the $7.1 billion Project Connect mass transit project. The initial…

Compliance Notes - Vol. 1, Issue 30

USA - November 11 2020 The State’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) saw a big jump in the number of complaints alleging campaign law violations for the November…

What to Expect From the Elections on November 3, 2020

USA - October 28 2020 Elections are generally a time of increased stress on society, and this election has been one of the most stressful. However, the extreme negative…

CEQA Amended to Expedite Transit and Sustainable Transportation Projects

USA - October 19 2020 Governor Newsom recently signed into law Senate Bill 288 (the “Sustainable Transportation COVID-19 Recovery Act”), which will temporarily add new…

Compliance Notes - Vol. 1, Issue 23

USA - October 1 2020 Florida: The U.S. Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section is investigating a former Florida congresswoman, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, accused of…

COVID-19 Puts Universities’ Use of P3s to the Test

USA - September 29 2020 Universities have utilized public-private partnerships (P3s) in recent years to facilitate various types of campus construction projects, including…

San Luis Obispo Regional Transportation Authority Closes First TIFIA Loan Under Rural Projects Initiative

USA - September 10 2020 On September 3, 2020, San Luis Obispo Regional Transportation Authority (SLO RTA) closed the first TIFIA loan under the U.S. Department of…

FCC’s 5G Fast Plan Gains Momentum

USA - August 24 2020 5G provides reliable communications, enables near real-time interactions and has much faster data speed. 5G also provides the platform for the…