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Legislative Update: Connecticut Recreational Marijuana

Earlier this year, we shared with you an update on the latest efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in a number of states, including Connecticut. At the time, it was unclear which of the many proposals before the General Assembly would gain traction. At a news conference on Thursday, leaders from the Connecticut House of Representatives outlined what appears to be the comprehensive proposal that will be making its way through […]

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DMGS Week in Review – March 10, 2019

Legislative Update: Airbnb Regulations With such a massive disruptor to the traditional hotel industry, it comes as no surprise that governments at all levels are trying to work out how to most effectively regulate Airbnb and its competitors. In this week’s legislative update, we review some of those efforts, including those pending and those that have been successful and unsuccessful to date. The Week Ahead in Washington In the coming […]

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The Week Ahead in Washington – 03/08/2019

Today the House will hold a final vote on legislation to expand voting accessibility and reduce money in politics. Next week Congress will tackle several items including a batch of federal circuit court nominees, a vote on Trump’s border emergency in the Senate, and advancing legislation on immigration and women’s rights in the House. On Monday, we expect the White House to release its fiscal 2020 budget request to Congress, […]

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Legislative Update: Airbnb Regulations

In August 2018, Airbnb celebrated ten years since it officially launched to accommodate delegates heading to Denver for the 2008 Democratic National Convention. For the four nights of the DNC in Denver, Airbnb hosted 80 bookings. Ten years later, Morgan Stanley estimates that the service will generate over 150 million bookings in the US, UK, Germany and France alone – not accounting for the 187 other countries in which they […]

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