Monthly Archives: January 2019

Legislative Update: Autonomous Vehicles

2019-01-30T11:54:31-05:00

Heading into new legislative sessions across the country, we take the opportunity to review the current state of Autonomous Vehicle regulation, and look towards the future. Photo Credit: Steve Jurvetson Federal Regulation Despite the increasing proliferation of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology, the federal government has thus far failed to pass any meaningful regulation through the [...]

Legislative Update: Autonomous Vehicles2019-01-30T11:54:31-05:00

Legislative Update: Marijuana Legalization

2019-01-28T12:00:06-05:00

With changes in state governments as a result of the 2018 elections, there has been significant movement on a number of top legislative issues in recent weeks. Today, we take a look at the latest on the debate surrounding the legalization of recreational marijuana in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Florida and Pennsylvania. Federal Policy [...]

Legislative Update: Marijuana Legalization2019-01-28T12:00:06-05:00

Electric Scooter Legal & Regulatory Hurdles

2019-01-11T09:00:42-05:00

Dockless electric scooters have quickly proliferated as transportation options in over 100 U.S. cities over the past two years. That expansion, however, has had its fair share of conflicts as have many other technology companies that leverage the sharing, gig economy. Several companies have launched without obtaining the appropriate permits. In many cities, electric scooter [...]

Electric Scooter Legal & Regulatory Hurdles2019-01-11T09:00:42-05:00

Outlook: Higher Education Reauthorization

2019-01-03T09:00:33-05:00

The 116th Congress will pick up where the 115th left off after failing to find a compromise on student aid, federal loans, and data sharing in higher education legislation. Negotiations between Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and ranking member, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) on a higher education overhaul stalled last spring. A House bill (H.R. [...]

Outlook: Higher Education Reauthorization2019-01-03T09:00:33-05:00
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