Biological Opinion on the NFIP in Oregon
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has delivered to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) a jeopardy biological opinion (BiOp) on implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in Oregon. The BiOp includes a set of recommendations for reducing the impact of NFIP related development on salmon.
Cultivation Dominates Marijuana Applicants in Alaska
Of the 175 license applications for marijuana businesses made public so far, 117 are for cultivation permits while 43 are for retail operations.
EB-5 Regional Center Program to Get Short-Term Reprieve with Passage of Continuing Resolution
The EB-5 regional center program is set to expire today but will get a temporary reprieve with expected final passage of a Continuing Resolution that will fund the government through December 11 and also temporarily extend the regional center program through that same date.
A Market Correction is Coming So Get Out There and Raise Money Now
Seattle venture capitalists had a clear message for entrepreneurs this week: now is a good time to be knocking on their doors, but things may not stay that way for long.
Washington State Overhauls Its Medical Marijuana System
Governor Jay Inslee inked revised SB 5052 into law merging twenty years of medical cannabis with Washington’s Initiative 502.
Gov. Bullock Signs CSKT Water Rights Compact
Gov. Bullock signed Senate Bill 262, which gives state approval to a negotiated water-rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in western Montana.