Free Download: Keller & Heckman Telecom Business Alert - Vol. VIII Issue 38

Jobs Act Includes Public Safety and Spectrum Provisions Last week, President Obama unveiled the American Jobs Act proposing to allocate the 700 MHz D-Block to public safety, fund network construction through spectrum auctions and to impose additional fees on licensees. The bill would grant the D-block...

ABA PUCAT Taxation & Accounting Committee Fall 2011 Report

Excerpt: Introduction This report reviews significant tax law developments relevant to the Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law. On September 12, 2011, President Obama submitted the American Jobs Act of 2011 (S. 1549 and H.R. 2911) (the "Jobs Act") to Congress...

State Net Capitol Journal: Election Cases Coming Down To Wire

As of late last month there were 15 legal cases pending across the country concerning new election restrictions. With roughly a month left before the presidential election, the cases leave judges with little time to resolve election issues in states where the margin of victory for either President Barack...

State Net Capitol Journal: Federal Fiscal Crisis Over - For Now

Last week, 16 days into the federal government shutdown and only hours away from a possible federal default with potentially global economic repercussions, Congress passed and President Obama signed an agreement ending the fiscal crisis. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) and Minority...