Duane Morris Government Strategies

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Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 1

by: Ryan J. Stevens The killing of George Floyd on May 25 has sparked weeks of protests across the country, with many calling for various reforms, particularly with police.  Calls for reform from the public have not fallen on deaf ears, as there have been many legislative proposals offered at the federal, state, and local levels of government.  Some of the reforms gaining media attention include “defunding” of police, banning […]

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How State Legislatures are Changing Operations in the face of COVID-19

By: Ryan J. Stevens As many individuals and businesses have had their lives upended by COVID-19, state legislatures around the country are no different. The coronavirus is not just impacting our health, safety and economy, but also in the way lawmakers deal with these issues. Legislative operations in 23 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and Puerto Rico have either introduced or adopted bills/resolutions that make changes to the way they […]

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Letter from the Director

Welcome to 2020! As the Managing Director of Duane Morris Government Strategies, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year. 2019 was an exciting year for DMGS and for our country. As policies and initiatives shifted federally and in states, our firm was involved and helping shape changes at all levels of government and in all directions. As we continue to grow, we added new team […]

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DMGS Week in Review – September 29, 2019

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. 21 deadline. None of the fiscal 2020 spending bills have been signed into law, and […]

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