Legislature

Higdon: court ruling creates opportunity for governor and legislature to cooperate

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday 28 August 2021 – Kentucky has been in a perpetual state of emergency since March 6, 2020. Since the onset of the global pandemic, the voice of the representative branch of state government, the Kentucky General Assembly, has not always been heard regarding the state’s response to COVID-19. […]

Puerto rico government

Billions of federal rent assistance not spent by local governments

Eight months after the federal government approved billions of dollars to help people pay their rent, more than 50 counties and cities still haven’t spent a single dime. The figures come from the latest Treasury Department data on the distribution of rent assistance, which Congress first authorized in December 2020. Congress has set aside an […]

Legislature

Illinois Legislature Passes Restrictive Covenants Law | Roetzel & Andress

On August 13, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed a new law regulating restrictive covenants in employment contracts involving Illinois employees, which will come into effect on January 1, 2022. The relevant restrictive covenants are (i) non-competition (eg, provisions that restrict a current or former employee from engaging in competitive activities after employment); and (ii) non-solicitation provisions […]