Last August, President Obama issued an Executive Order (EO 13650) to agencies with responsibilities for chemical facility safety (I wrote about it here). The EO provides for a Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group, co-chaired by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS, which administers the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards ... Read more »
What's An Executive Order, Anyway?
President Trump, like many presidents before him, has used executive power to institute a number of policies including the controversial travel ban. But exec...
Judges block rules on abortion mandate
Federal conscience protections for American employers who object to the abortion/contraception mandate are on hold.
What is an executive order?
During his first few weeks in office, President Trump has issued executive orders at a rapid pace. Does that mean he can use them to do literally anything he...
What Is an Executive Order?
How does the U.S. president’s primary instrument of executive action work?
Judge Blocks NJ Sports Betting — What's Next?
Less than 48 hours before Monmouth Park Racetrack was to open the first legal sports book in New Jersey, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp put a temporary halt to those plans. Oral argument on the leagues’ application for a preliminary injunction is scheduled for Nov. 20. Can we expect a different outcome? Don’t bet on it, says Daniel Wallach of Becker & Poliakoff PA.
Why The President’s Blacklisting Executive Order Won’t Work
As a part of the Acquisition Reform Working Group (ARWG), ABC along with employer groups and associations representing federal contractors sent a letter April 20 to the U.S. House and Senate Armed Services Committees outlining major concerns with President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order (E.O. 13673).
Judge Blocks South Lake Tahoe Rental Home Rules
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) — A California judge on Monday temporarily blocked the enforcement of new restrictions on short-term vacation home rentals in South Lake Tahoe, after property owners filed a lawsuit saying the rules were unconstitutional and ill-timed at the height of the holiday season. El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Thomas A. Smith issued a temporary restraining order that prevents enforcement of the voter-approved measure for 31 days.
California judge blocks South Lake Tahoe rental home rules
A California judge on Monday temporarily blocked the enforcement of new restrictions on short-term vacation home rentals in South Lake Tahoe, after property owners filed a lawsuit saying the rules were unconstitutional and ill-timed at the height of the holiday season. The Sacramento Bee reported that El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Thomas A. Smith issued a temporary restraining order that prevents enforcement of the voter-approved…
Why one of Boise’s three refugee-resettlement agencies is closing
BOISE — World Relief, one of three agencies that help refugees transition to life in the Treasure Valley, is closing its Boise office because of President Donald Trump’s executive order
Cybersecurity Executive Order: Lessons for Healthcare?
President Trump’s recently signed cybersecurity executive order, which requires federal agencies to use the NIST cybersecurity framework, highlights strategies
This is why we celebrate Presidents Day in February
It's totally different than when it first started out.
How impeachment works and what’s happened with previous presidents
Here are the most notable cases and what's at stake.
Federal judge blocks 6 executions in 10 days in Arkansas
The ruling, plus state court action, could force the state to drop plans for first executions since 2005.
The President’s Immigration Executive Order: What’s Gender Got to Do With It?
Earlier this month, I hosted a CFR roundtable with Becca Heller, director and cofounder of the International Refugee Assistance Project. My discussion with Heller brought to light some of the challenges women face at the intersection of immigration and gender.
Q&A: Why the President's Executive Order Will Not Help the Climate or Economy
Jeffrey Sachs, a leading expert on economic development, says the president’s latest energy directive is misguided
How executive order on immigration could impact Alaska
The world is watching the White House with mixed reactions after President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily halting refugees from entering the United States.
US mayors urge White House to rethink rules on refugee resettlement
EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Nearly 100 U.S. mayors are urging the Trump administration to rescind an executive order they say will give states final say on whether refugees are allowed t…
How to Help Refugees and Refugee Resettlement
You can be a part of ensuring that refugees who enter the United States legally always have a home here.
The Latest Executive Order: What It Means for Boards
On March 6, 2017, President Trump issued a new Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, effectively revoking the previous order issued on January