Pennsylvania

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

2020-08-05T07:30:00-04:00

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?2020-08-05T07:30:00-04:00

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana to Fill States’ Budget Deficits

2020-07-22T20:26:33-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on states and their economies, lawmakers are contemplating how to handle decreasing state revenue and budget deficits.  DMGS previously covered budget deficits caused by COVID-19 in numerous states. Now that more time has passed and more states have passed their respective budgets, some have [...]

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana to Fill States’ Budget Deficits2020-07-22T20:26:33-04:00

Personal Delivery Devices: Will a robot deliver your next online order?

2020-07-15T07:30:00-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman As our society develops the latest technology, government regulations are not far behind.  Over the last few years, lawmakers in various states across the country have grappled with the issue of autonomous vehicles in general, as well as personal delivery devices (PDDs).  Some states have already legalized personal delivery devices [...]

Personal Delivery Devices: Will a robot deliver your next online order?2020-07-15T07:30:00-04:00

State Action On Statues, Symbols, and Monuments

2020-07-10T07:30:00-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman by: Ryan J. Stevens George Floyd’s killing by police officers in Minneapolis sent waves through society and governments have reacted in turn.  DMGS previously covered how lawmakers are reacting through police reform measures here and here.  Another ripple effect has been the status of race relations and how society should [...]

State Action On Statues, Symbols, and Monuments2020-07-10T07:30:00-04:00

Ghost Gun Legislation & Regulatory Activity

2020-07-01T08:00:00-04:00

When COVID-19 first swept through the United States, American consumers rushed to the stores to stock up on hand sanitizer, toilet paper, and food.  Firearm sales also skyrocketed, including purchases of a build-it-yourself firearm, commonly known as a “ghost gun.” Lawmakers have been looking to regulate these firearms via ghost gun legislation. What are “ghost [...]

Ghost Gun Legislation & Regulatory Activity2020-07-01T08:00:00-04:00

COVID-19 Liability Legislation & Worker Protections: An Outlook

2020-06-24T10:43:05-04:00

Digital Image by Alana Burman As businesses continue to open across the country, many issues are coming to the forefront of political debate.  Included in these debates are liability protections and workers protections related to COVID-19.  Should businesses and healthcare providers be provided with liability protection from lawsuits related to COVID-19?  What steps should businesses [...]

COVID-19 Liability Legislation & Worker Protections: An Outlook2020-06-24T10:43:05-04:00

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

2020-06-12T11:48:28-04:00

Digital illustration by Alana Burman 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 [...]

Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 12020-06-12T11:48:28-04:00

State Alcohol Laws During COVID-19: Temporary Or Permanent?

2020-05-22T09:38:15-04:00

Digital Collage by Alana Burman By: Ryan J. Stevens As COVID-19 first swept across the country, states implemented various stay at home orders.  As a result, many facets of everyday life changed drastically.  This includes the ability to purchase and sell alcoholic drinks.  Should liquor stores be considered an essential business, or not?  Should states [...]

State Alcohol Laws During COVID-19: Temporary Or Permanent?2020-05-22T09:38:15-04:00
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