Duane Morris Government Strategies

A Full-Service Lobbying Firm, with a National Network of Professionals, Navigating Clients through the Legislative Process, in Every State Capital

Electric Scooter Legal & Regulatory Hurdles

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 companies have been fined for operating a business without a license, failure to follow various […]

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Outlook: Higher Education Reauthorization

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. 4508) was approved by the House Committee on Education and Labor but did not receive enough […]

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Post-Election Roundup: Plains States

In our latest series, we will take you around the country, region by region, to survey the post-election landscape at the state level. With gridlock coming to Washington, decision-makers will be looking to the states for solutions to their business and public policy challenges. In today’s edition, we take a look at the Plains States. Iowa Governor: Republican hold – Kim Reynolds US Congressional Delegation: +2 Democrat, 3 D – 1 […]

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Post-Election Roundup: Great Lakes

In our latest series, we will take you around the country, region by region, to survey the post-election landscape at the state level. With gridlock coming to Washington, decision-makers will be looking to the states for solutions to their business and public policy challenges. In today’s edition, we take a look at the Great Lakes region. Illinois Governor: Democratic Flip – J.B. Pritzker US Congressional Delegation: +2 Democrat, 13 D – […]

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