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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Political Law Developments to Watch For in 2013

Posted in Campaign Finance, Political Law

By Stefan Passantino The Election of 2012 demonstrated in the starkest possible terms how formerly unheralded nuances of federal election and tax law have the capacity to affect the fundamental underpinnings of our democracy in the most direct way possible.  Never before have the nation’s editorial pages and cable news airways been more active with… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: HHS Delays Exchange Deadline…Again

Posted in Health Policy

By Elizabeth Carpenter Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up is our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, HHS pushed the deadline for both… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: Exchange Blueprints Deadline Extended

Posted in Health Policy

By Elizabeth Carpenter Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up is our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. The balance of power in Washington, DC remains… Continue Reading

Elections 2012: MLA’s Campaign Textbook Series

Posted in 2012 Elections, Congress, Legislation (Federal)

By Cindy Gillespie and Eric Tanenblatt This election season, members of our Public Policy and Government Affairs and Political Law practices provided an exclusive look at the 2012 Campaign Trail in a unique call series.     MLA’s Campaign Textbook Series provided a quick and informative way to learn what was really happening behind the scenes in the races this fall. Each… Continue Reading

2012 Election Results and Post Election Discussion

Posted in 2012 Elections, Attorneys General, Congress, Governors, Legislatures (State), Mayors

By Eric Tanenblatt and Joseph Dowley With the 2012 elections concluded, we are pleased to provide this recap of the Presidential, Congressional, and State race results. We also invite you to click here to download a full report from our updated 50 State Resource Center, a comprehensive database focusing on economic and political affairs in… Continue Reading

Cybersecurity – What’s Next After the Election?

Posted in 2012 Elections, Cybersecurity

 By Elizabeth Ferrell and Jim Schweiter There is widespread recognition that we must adopt new policies, laws and regulations to identify and monitor cyber threats, protect our cyber infrastructure and IT systems, share information among government agencies and between the private sector and the government, and develop effective means for responding to cyber attacks. The… Continue Reading