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|Comments Due August 25 on Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter Merger/Spin Off Transactions|
Gail A. Karish, Joseph Van Eaton; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 15, 2014Last week the FCC made two important announcements concerning its review of the applications filed for approval of the Comcast - Time Warner Cable - Charter cable merger and spin off transactions, and at the same time the agency formally started the time clock running on its review. The FCC...
|USDA Announces Economic Development Grants to Rural Communities|
Gerard L. Lederer, Seth Merewitz; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
May 20, 2014, previously published on May 9, 2014New grants from the United States Department of Agriculture will help promote sustainable economic development in rural communities with exceptional needs. The Rural Business Opportunity Grants, announced May 2, will be awarded on a competitive basis.
|U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Local Governments May Open Meetings With Sectarian Prayer|
Matthew K. Schettenhelm, Jake Vollebregt; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
May 9, 2014, previously published on May 6, 2014The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that it is constitutional for a town board to begin its monthly meeting with ceremonial invocations — even those that include sectarian references. According to Town of Greece, New York v. Galloway et al. (No. 12-696), decided on Monday, a local government...
|FCC Seeks Additional Input to Improve E-Rate School & Library Technology Program|
Tyree K. Dorward, Gerard L. Lederer, Matthew K. Schettenhelm; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 17, 2014The Federal Communication Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) released a second public notice seeking focused comment on three issues raised in the E-rate Modernization Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Comments in the proceeding are due by April 7, and reply comments are due by April...
|FCC Seeking Comments on Proposed Changes to Public Safety Communications Spectrum|
Tamara Bogosian, Paul A. Cappitelli, James R. Hobson, Gail A. Karish, G. Ross Trindle; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
January 23, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014The FCC recently called for comments on proposed changes to the 4.9 GHz public safety communications licensing rules, including making non-public safety entities eligible users, requiring more specific data from applicants, and imposing formal frequency coordination. If your public safety services...
|New Law Requires Public Report on Action and Vote of Each Member in Open Sessions|
Parissh A. Knox, Nicholas P. Miller, Kara Ueda; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
November 27, 2013, previously published on November 25, 2013California Senate Bill 751, recently signed into law, will require all legislative bodies to publicly report any action taken in any meeting, and the vote or abstention on that action of each member present. The bill is effective January 1, 2014. In order to comply with these requirements,...