Today, President Trump is signing a new Executive Order to further expand access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in rural communities.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on lawmakers to provide critical resources to farmers impacted by the COVID-19 shockwave to the food system and to rural communities grappling with the pandemic’s impacts.
On July 1 new Cal OSHA requirements regarding the operation of agricultural equipment between sunset and sunrise will go into effect.
On June 5, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPPFA) into law. Meaningful changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) include…
Federal Communications Committee Chairman Ajit Pai pushed back against opposition to the agency’s surprise approval of an application from Ligado to deploy a low-power terrestrial network in L-band spectrum. National security officials and businesses that rely on Global Positioning Systems (GPS), including agriculture and construction, say it could interfere with broadband spectrums, threatening national security and disrupting operations.
Colorado’s “Right-to-Repair” bill was withdrawn by sponsors during a May 27 hearing of the Business and Labor Affairs Committee at the Colorado Capital. With limited public participation due to COVID-19 restrictions, Rep. Brianna Titone and Rep. Jonathon Singer acknowledged opposition to HB 1195 “Consumer Digital Repair Bill of Rights,” including significant concerns from committee members.…
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the global economy. Many dealerships in the United States have been forced to halt operations in some capacity by their state and local governments.
We have all eagerly been awaiting our many questions to be addressed on the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans. On April 2, 2020, the SBA issued Interim Final Rule 1 with an initial set of rules and guidelines related to the program. Most of the focus, however, was on eligibility, the definition of payroll costs, and how to calculate the requested loan amount.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue unveiled on April 13 a one-stop-shop of federal programs that can be used by rural communities, organizations and individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.