Monthly Archives: September 2019

DMGS Week in Review – September 29, 2019

2019-09-29T14:46:15-04:00

Offshore Wind: No Longer on the Horizon In this week's post here, we review the latest developments in the offshore wind energy sector in the northeast, particularly in New York and New Jersey. The Week in Washington Lawmakers are set to depart Washington for the next two weeks, leaving five legislative weeks before the Nov. [...]

DMGS Week in Review – September 29, 20192019-09-29T14:46:15-04:00

The Week in Washington – 09/27/2019

2019-09-27T08:47:19-04:00

Lawmakers are set to depart Washington for the next two weeks, leaving five legislative weeks before the Nov. 21 deadline. None of the fiscal 2020 spending bills have been signed into law, and appropriators must pass all 12 bills into law in those five weeks. Ukraine Scandal Grows Into Impeachment Threat Donald Trump’s interactions with [...]

The Week in Washington – 09/27/20192019-09-27T08:47:19-04:00

Offshore Wind: No Longer on the Horizon

2019-09-25T09:22:47-04:00

Growth Areas with Offshore Wind WHAT TO WATCH IN OFFSHORE WIND UNION OF INDUSTRY TITANS One of the largest international offshore wind firms, the Danish company Ørsted, chose a subsidiary of one of the largest American manufacturing firms, GE Renewable Energy, as its preferred turbine supplier for two offshore wind farms: one in New Jersey, the [...]

Offshore Wind: No Longer on the Horizon2019-09-25T09:22:47-04:00

DMGS Week in Review – September 22, 2019

2019-09-22T14:26:31-04:00

The War on Vaping New Jersey legislators have put forth a call to ban flavored e-cigarettes, and potentially all vape products, due to a perceived link with the recent nation-wide spate of respiratory illnesses. Of particular concern is the potentially irreversible nature of these illnesses and the high percentage of young people impacted.  Catch up [...]

DMGS Week in Review – September 22, 20192019-09-22T14:26:31-04:00

The Week in Washington – 09/20/2019

2019-09-20T10:45:18-04:00

Mandatory Arbitration Ban Bill The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (H.R. 1423) would prohibit mandatory arbitration agreements in employment, consumer, and other contracts. The bill would invalidate an arbitration agreement if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. The White House would veto the measure. If Congress passes the measure [...]

The Week in Washington – 09/20/20192019-09-20T10:45:18-04:00

The War on Vaping

2019-09-17T21:57:29-04:00

New Jersey's Immediate Response Digital Illustration by Alana Burman New Jersey legislators have put forth a call to ban flavored e-cigarettes, and potentially all vape products, due to a perceived link with the recent nation-wide spate of respiratory illnesses.[1] Of particular concern is the potentially irreversible nature of these illnesses and the high percentage of [...]

The War on Vaping2019-09-17T21:57:29-04:00

DMGS Week in Review – September 15, 2019

2019-09-15T14:14:43-04:00

New York State Spotlight While most states around the country may have adjourned their legislative sessions, the Empire State is bustling with activity. From executive appointments, to legislation on vaping and gun control, you can catch up on all the latest in this week's update here. This Week in Washington With the first week back [...]

DMGS Week in Review – September 15, 20192019-09-15T14:14:43-04:00

The Week in Washington – 09/13/2019

2019-09-13T10:11:16-04:00

Democratic Debate The Democratic debate Thursday evening, now with just 10 candidates, threw into sharp relief a dividing line among Democrats, as the contenders argued how far to go to insure more Americans health and promote fair trade. Former Vice President Joe Biden raised doubts about the cost of “Medicare for All” and defended his [...]

The Week in Washington – 09/13/20192019-09-13T10:11:16-04:00

New York State Spotlight

2019-09-11T09:02:08-04:00

Appointment and Legislative Updates Digital Collage by Alana Burman State and Federal Updates: America First New York - New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his intentions to make the “New York Buy American” act permanent, when it was originally set to expire in April 2020. The “Buy American” act requires all structural steel and [...]

New York State Spotlight2019-09-11T09:02:08-04:00

DMGS Week in Review – September 8, 2019

2019-09-08T13:40:27-04:00

New Developments in Voting and Election Law With elections just around the corner, many states have spent 2019 passing laws and new regulations related to the election process. In this week's blog post here, catch up on the latest developments in New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Florida, Illinois and California. The Week in Washington On [...]

DMGS Week in Review – September 8, 20192019-09-08T13:40:27-04:00
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