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State Lawmakers Addressing Drunk Driving Limits

2024-04-09T16:51:21-04:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/FORGEM State lawmakers are considering legislation to address individuals driving under the influence. Across most states, the existing blood alcohol concentration (BAC) threshold sits at .08 grams of alcohol per deciliter (g/dL). However, with drunk drivers killing 13,384 Americans in 2021, a 14% increase from 2020, lawmakers are looking to lower the threshold [...]

State Lawmakers Addressing Drunk Driving Limits2024-04-09T16:51:21-04:00

Lawmakers Act on IVF Bills in Response to Alabama Supreme Court Ruling

2024-03-07T14:58:14-05:00

The process of artificial insemination of an egg in an IVF clinic. Reproductive medicine, in vitro fertilization In February 2024, Alabama’s Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law. The ruling set off intense debate over its impact, particularly on treatments for in vitro fertilization (IVF). Alabama state lawmakers [...]

Lawmakers Act on IVF Bills in Response to Alabama Supreme Court Ruling2024-03-07T14:58:14-05:00

5G Legislation & Wireless Small Cell Devices: What Does The Future Look Like?

2023-09-11T01:31:27-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman What exactly is 5G?  5G is the next, and fifth, generation of wireless network technology, built to be faster and improve upon the existing 4G network.  As 5G began to roll out in 2018, legislation regulating and streamlining it was not far behind. Small cell device and 5G legislation has [...]

5G Legislation & Wireless Small Cell Devices: What Does The Future Look Like?2023-09-11T01:31:27-04:00

Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 2

2023-09-11T01:31:32-04:00

by: the DMGS Team Last week, we examined the legislative response to George Floyd’s killing and recent protests in Minnesota, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. We also looked at what action the federal government is taking and proposing on different police reforms. In the past week, there are numerous updates on police reforms and what actions are [...]

Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 22023-09-11T01:31:32-04:00

A Look at States Grappling with Budget Shortfalls in the Face of COVID-19

2020-06-05T10:39:24-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman by: Ryan J. Stevens As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all facets of everyday life, state budgets are no different.  With businesses closing and states implementing stay at home orders over the last few months, tax revenues have been dwindling for states.  With more individuals applying for unemployment compensation, [...]

A Look at States Grappling with Budget Shortfalls in the Face of COVID-192020-06-05T10:39:24-04:00
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