EUGeneral Data Protection Regulation Discussion BroadcastThe Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor and the Rapporteur for the Data Protection Regulation have discussed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They noted that the timeline that had been set for the end of 2015 was nearing, but there was optimism that there could be political agreement in this time. There are still some core compromises needed: for example, in relation to the requirement for a mandatory data protection officer, the question of consent and other grounds for processing data (in particular legitimate interests for processing), but the position is moving toward a consensus. All parties foresee that the implementation period will be two years once the regulation is finalised.EU Agency for Fundamental Rights Report on SurveillanceThe EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published its report focussing on the legal framework governing surveillance by intelligence powers. The report also … [Read more...] about EU Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 23 November 2015
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ENERGY AND CLIMATE DEBATE Congress returns from the Thanksgiving recess early next week to a full schedule starring the six-year reauthorization of federal highway programs, which expires December 4 now that chambers passed last week a two-week extension (H.R. 3996) of the Highway Trust Fund’s authority, as well as the omnibus spending bill to fund the government after December 11. Policy riders are likely to be the biggest obstacle to negotiating a final agreement, with potential environmental riders including the Environmental Protection Agency’s waters of the United States and ozone rules. Congress may also finalize a tax extenders agreement before the end of the year. When Congress returns next year for a schedule truncated by the presidential election, the House will arrive January 5 for 28 weeks and the Senate January 11 for 31 weeks, both punctuated by extended recesses throughout the year, though with eyes on issues such as cybersecurity, tax reform, and … [Read more...] about November 24, 2015 – Energy & Environmental Law Update
Energy and Climate DebateWith the lame duck session in full swing, fiscal cliff negotiations are ongoing, but slow moving, and energy issues are stuck in the middle of the fight.Though many are hopeful that the expiring wind production tax credit will be extended, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said November 28 that the fight now has more to do with saving the credit than with which version of the extension should prevail. Multiple versions of an extension are pending in Congress. Senator Grassley has proposed a stand-alone measure, the American Energy and Job Promotion Act (S. 2201), to extend the program for two years, while the Senate Finance Committee approved in August a tax extension measure, the Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act (S. 3521) to extend and expand the program. Legislation extending the credit has also been introduced in the House, but has not advanced.The North American Association of Insulation Manufacturers sent letters to House and Senate leadership … [Read more...] about Energy & Environment Law Update – December 2, 2012
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SECTIONS Search E-edition Home eEdition Customer Service Customer Service Newsletters Obituaries News All News Local news Crime Politics The Buzz Nation & World 913 Cass County Lee's Summit Video Photos Sports All Sports Chiefs Royals Royals photos Sporting KC Olympics Kansas Missouri K-State High School Scores & Stats NASCAR Outdoors NBA Buy Tickets Blogs & Columns The Full 90 Campus Corner For Pete's Sake Sam Mellinger Vahe Gregorian Politics Politics Elections The Missouri Influencer Series Opinion All Opinion Editorials Influencers Opinion Letters to the Editor Colleen Nelson Derek Donovan Dave Helling Melinda Henneberger Steve Kraske Toriano Porter Steve Rose Guest commentary Syndicated columnists Submit a Letter Entertainment … [Read more...] about Here’s why petition to rename The Paseo for MLK likely won’t be on November ballot