Construction & Development. Legal news and articles for February 29 - 29, 2012

Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb caseMan indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb caseWalker signs contentious wetlands development billNew road for new developmentGovernor expected to sign wetland construction bill into lawEdR to Develop, Own and Manage New Off-Campus Collegiate Housing in Downtown ...Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb caseAllianz Life Names Gretchen Cepek as General CounselMustang Announces Progress on Pilot Plant ConstructionSino Agro Food, Inc. Awarded Development Contract for Second Prawn Farm ...Lavish Partner Pensions May Strain Firm Finances, Divide Generations, The ...More Sidewalks May Be Required Under New CodeUnder Construction: Murray Sandler Redevelopment BeginsAre health reform laws working?Lawyers Outspend Obama On The Web, Study Finds

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Report says new immigration law will cost Alabama
NECNFebruary 1, 2012

But the report said the costs to the state include hurting the state's economic development effort and the cost of implementing and enforcing the law. Workers who leave will not be replaced by high salaried workers and will not be a big boost to the ...more »

Baker Donelson acquires another Houston law firm
Bizjournals.com (blog)February 1, 2012

The Memphis-based law firm acquired Drucker, Rutledge & Smith LLP, a seven-lawyer civil litigation firm with experience in the areas of business, tort defense, insurance, construction, baking and employment. Texas was the first new state for ...more »

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Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb case
Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierFebruary 29, 2012

The effort culminated "in the successful construction of one explosive device and the attempted construction of two others," it says. Most terror cases are federal, but this one was brought under a state terror law passed after the Sept. 11 attacks.more »

Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb case
Muscatine JournalFebruary 29, 2012

The effort culminated "in the successful construction of one explosive device and the attempted construction of two others," it says. Most terror cases are federal, but this one was brought under a state terror law passed after the Sept. 11 attacks.more »

Walker signs contentious wetlands development bill
Wisconsin State JournalFebruary 29, 2012

Scott Walker signed a contentious bill Wednesday that helps developers win wetland construction permits, achieving one of Republican lawmakers' key goals for this legislative session. Walker signed the measure to a standing ovation at a Wisconsin ...more »

New road for new development
Coast River Business JournalFebruary 29, 2012

WARRENTON – Clatsop County officials are preparing for the next phase of developing the North Coast Business Park with construction of a key route through the 270-acre site. Big River Excavating is clearing vegetation and installing silt-control ...more »

Governor expected to sign wetland construction bill into law
Hudson Star ObserverFebruary 29, 2012

Scott Walker was expected to sign the controversial wetland construction bill into law Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 29. The Republican governor plans to sign and discuss the measure at a meeting of the Wisconsin Realtors Association in Madison.more »

EdR to Develop, Own and Manage New Off-Campus Collegiate Housing in Downtown ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

Concord Eastridge is developing and constructing the housing, which will be owned jointly by the two companies. Construction is expected to commence next week. The urban-design, mid-rise development will include 609 beds within 326 units in a variety ...more »

Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb case
The Associated PressFebruary 29, 2012

The effort culminated "in the successful construction of one explosive device and the attempted construction of two others," it says. Most terror cases are federal, but this one was brought under a state terror law passed after the Sept. 11 attacks.more »

Allianz Life Names Gretchen Cepek as General Counsel
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) has promoted Gretchen Cepek to the post of general counsel, effective February 20, 2012. In her new role, Cepek will serve as chief legal...more »

Mustang Announces Progress on Pilot Plant Construction
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Mustang Alliances Inc. (OBB:MSTG) ("Mustang") is pleased to announce an update on the construction of the pilot plant currently being built on the companies concession. Mustangs engineering and ground team is making ...more »

Sino Agro Food, Inc. Awarded Development Contract for Second Prawn Farm ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

The Contract calls for the development and construction of a prawn hatchery and nursery station on a six acre block of land. The facility is projected to develop some 2.8 billion prawn fingerlings in its first year of operation.more »

Lavish Partner Pensions May Strain Firm Finances, Divide Generations, The ...
Business Wire (press release)February 29, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An investigation of large law firms' partner pension plans by ALM's The American Lawyer finds trouble ahead as generous benefit commitments stress firm finances and set the stage for generational conflicts.more »

More Sidewalks May Be Required Under New Code
The MissourianFebruary 29, 2012

Now there is a moratorium on requiring sidewalks be built during new construction. Under the proposed law, sidewalks will be required at new developments unless the development meets particular criteria. If the criteria are met, then the developers ...more »

Under Construction: Murray Sandler Redevelopment Begins
Patch.comFebruary 29, 2012

According to Office of Community Development's Director Glenn Clancy, demolition began at the location a few weeks back as the site is being prepared for the construction of a retail center at the corner of Concord Avenue and Bright Road.more »

Are health reform laws working?
Reno Gazette JournalFebruary 29, 2012

During the next two years, the implementation of various national and state-level activities, such as the development of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange in Nevada, will move us closer to a time in which most US citizens and legal US ...more »

Lawyers Outspend Obama On The Web, Study Finds
ForbesFebruary 29, 2012

The law firms also have set up myriad “informational” websites such as “mesolthelium.com” and “socialsecurity-disability.org” that serve as lead generators but rarely identify the law firm that is paying for them. And lawyers haven't missed the ...more »

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