Posts in tag

attorney general


“A threat to an election official, worker or volunteer is a threat to public safety and democracy. ” — Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, speaking Jan. 1 on behalf of the Election Threats Task Force. I first learned of the threats against our local election officials during the fall 2021 gubernatorial recall election. Local …

The Vigilance Committee, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring government compliance with disclosure laws, draws attention to government entities that it believes have not complied with the law’s requirements on disclosure. open government regarding the publication of meeting notices. These entities are: Guam Visitors Bureau Northern Soil and Water Conservation District Council Guam Board of …

A Texas man was arrested today in Travis County, Texas for allegedly sending threatening election-related communications to government officials on January 5, 2021. Chad Stark, 54, of Leander, was arrested this morning in connection with an FBI law enforcement operation. He is due to make his first appearance this afternoon at the federal courthouse in …

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has proposed changes to the electoral law that require officials interested in political seats to resign six months before the elections. In a statement released Thursday, January 6, Kuria, who is the leader of the Chama Cha Kazi (CCK) party, observed that TBENs who have resigned their jobs to run …

A federal government official said he was “happy” that a planned merger between Bass Pro Shops and Sportsman’s Warehouse has been called off. Holly Vedova, director of the Competition Bureau of the Federal Trade Commission, expressed her joy at the deal failure in a press release dated Friday, December 3. “After a thorough 11-month investigation …

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – As President Biden triggered a new federal mandate on vaccines and testing requirements for Americans, he encountered opposition from many Utah politicians. On Thursday, the Biden administration announced that people who work in companies with 100 or more employees will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4 or …

Charles Clark moved to Boston’s South End when he was a young musician, just getting by. Forty years later, he lives in the same historic brownstone, even as rising wealth has pushed many people out of the neighborhood. He’s stayed thanks to a nonprofit that’s kept a few hundred apartments like his affordable. Tenants’ Development …

Duty has not motivated so many large Australian government law firms to engage in volunteer work. The only thing that will be is to make the achievement of the pro bono goal a forced contractual obligation, writes Jacqueline Burns. The UK Labor Party has supported the creation of a state-run national pro bono center and …

“Jordan brings a wealth of experience and broad perspectives to Government Law Group and its clients. Parks Commissioner Jordan isrow joined the young recruit Government Law Group (GLG) as a partner. Isrow won the election for the District 2 seat of the Parkland Commission in November 2020. He received his JD from the University of …

Government officials are increasingly acting as if they are somehow beyond criticism. But the truth is exactly the opposite – they have a duty to be transparent and accountable to citizens, and this forces them to face criticism head-on. The impulse to dodge criticism and accountability, and in some cases even criminalize dissent, is more …

The Bahamian Cabinet is now full, after 11 new ministers were sworn in on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Above: Cabinet ministers at Wednesday’s swearing-in ceremony stand with Prime Minister Philip Davis (first row, center right). Six ministers and five ministers of state were sworn in on Wednesday September 22 by the Governor General as part …

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia L. Fudge, US Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen and US Department of Justice Attorney General Merrick B. Garland sent a letter last week to state leaders and local governments. concerning the moratorium on evictions. The letter urged heads of government to: – Adopt moratoriums …

ALBANY – Linda Lacewell, lawyer and former chief of staff to the ex-governor. Andrew M. Cuomo, resigned Tuesday as superintendent of the State Department of Financial Services. Lacewell, who had also led Cuomo’s coronavirus task force, had led much of the administration’s work in the face of the pandemic, including decisions on reporting nursing home …

Newswise – ALBANY, NY – The Government Law Center (GLC) at Albany Law School has just released its latest explainer to help lawyers, politicians and the public understand the challenges of law enforcement voting rights in the 21st century. While the 1965 Voting Rights Act aimed to rectify Jim Crow’s discriminatory laws in primarily southern …

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP New York City Government Law & Policy Practice was named to the top ten of the 2021 list of City & State’s 2021 Best New York Lobbyists. NEW YORK, June 8, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP New York City Government Law & Policy …

Labor said the chaos around the PM’s new legislation was a ‘farce that shames the whole government’ Boris Johnson comes under increasing pressure over his new plan to tear apart parts of his own Brexit deal – which violates international law ( Image: PRU / AFP via Getty Images) One of the government’s top legal …

Boris Johnson’s plans to override the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement suffered another setback after Scotland’s top government lawyer resigned. Lord Keen of Elie QC, the Advocate General, was reportedly deeply unhappy after ministers admitted that the UK’s internal market provisions would violate international law. He told the Press and the Journal: “I tendered my resignation to …

Scotland’s top government lawyer has resigned, Downing Street said, amid reports he was unhappy with plans to override the Brexit withdrawal agreement. Lord Keen of Elie QC, the Advocate General, tendered his resignation to the Prime Minister on Wednesday morning. He was reportedly deeply unhappy after ministers admitted that the UK’s internal market provisions would …

A local businessman who has previously filed lawsuits against Guam’s election law and cannabis law has also filed a petition against the government of Guam over traveler quarantine warrants. The petition was dismissed on Monday. Following: “Peace of Mind, Yoga Class”: Documents Alle Non-Essential Travel Allowed Due to Road Closures Following: Ken Leon-Guerrero sues Governor …

Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero was wrong to freeze parts of the island’s open government law, according to local rights group The Vigilance Committee, which asked the governor to cite his legal authority to do so. “When you start removing laws that are there to protect the public, that’s when you step into dangerous territory,” Michelle …