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Federal legislation introduced to support nonprofit organizations improve energy efficiency
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

Legislation introduced in the United States Senate would establish a program offering as much as $50 million per year to assist nonprofit organizations wishing to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings.


White House states support for Sen. Lieberman's Cybersecurity Act of 2012
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2012

The Obama Administration officially put its weight behind Sen. Lieberman's Cybersecurity Act of 2012, with the issuance of the following Statement of Administration Policy.


Sen. McCain inserts cybersecurity amendment into DoD Authorization Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2011

Dayle Cristinzio, former Legislative Director for Senator Harry Reid, has provided me with the amendments to Senate Bill1867, the Department of Defense Authorization Act.


Senators Scott Brown and John Kerry propose Massachusetts as location for satellite patent office
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

On November 17, 2011, Senators Scott Brown and John Kerry sent a letter to David Kappos, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, urging him to consider Massachusetts as a location for one of the satellite patent offices that was authorized under the recently enacted America Invents Act.


SEC publishes guidance on cyber incidents
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2011

On October 13, the SEC issued CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 2: Cybersecurity.


A bump in the road toward getting America back to work
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2011

Last night, the United States Senate voted to reject President Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan.


Legislature hears testimony on legislation limiting the right of public charities to compensate independent directors
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary heard testimony on H.3516 a bill that would regulate compensation of board members for public charities.


More consumer data security and privacy legislation introduced
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

The latest legislator to enter into the federal data security and privacy sweepstakes is Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) who introduced legislation, S. 1535, on September 8.


Does the wisdom of an idea depend on its source? Senate republicans propose merging EPA and DOE
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2011

E&E Daily reported today that Senate Republicans are preparing legislation to combine EPA and the Department of Energy.


Federalism today: biomass edition
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2011

Justice Brandeis famously suggested that states may "serve as a laboratory" for the rest of the country.