Final Chapter 103 Rules Adopted - Upcoming Webinar December 9

By Attorney Carrie Weber On Wednesday, November 18, the Iowa State Board of Education approved the adoption of a new Chapter 103, now titled “Corporal Punishment, Physical Restraint, Seclusion, and other Physical Contact with Students.” The rules will become effective January 20, 2021. Changes to Chapter 103 were first proposed...
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Department of Labor Issues Updates to FFCRA Regulations (Effective 9/16/20)

By Attorneys Danielle Haindfield and Carrie Weber The Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA") is scheduled to remain in effect until December 31, 2020. The FFCRA provides additional paid leave for employees under certain qualifying conditions such as a quarantine order, diagnosis of COVID-19, or to care for a child...
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Disclosure Industry Working Group Publishes Paper on Timely Disclosures

By Attorney Kristin Cooper While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact many aspects of our day-to-day lives, it is important for issuers of municipal securities to consider their primary and secondary disclosure obligations which continue to exist in the bond marketplace. Primary disclosures (in offering documents) are necessary to ensure...
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Governor Continues Provisions through June 25, 2020

By Attorney Maria Brownell On Tuesday May 26, 2020, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation temporarily continuing the public health emergency associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The following exemptions and suspensions in the proclamation are notable from an operational standpoint for governmental entities, and will be in place through June...
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