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“Diversity & Inclusion in State Lobbying Just Makes Cents,” INFLUENCE Magazine

The lobbying world could potentially face one of the most challenging sessions in the history of the profession. The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other victims of police shootings, the ongoing Black Lives Matters protests, and the passing of Congressman John Lewis and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg have put a spotlight on the […]

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Yolanda Cash Jackson Named to The INFLUENCE 100 By Florida Politics Magazine

Becker is proud to celebrate Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson’s inclusion in the 2020 edition of INFLUENCE 100, a list of the 100 most influential people in Florida politics. Yolanda is an experienced Government Law attorney who has established a strong reputation in the community for her leadership and commitment to civic, charitable and professional organizations. She […]

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Webinar: 2020 Elections and Display of Signs in Community Associations

Watch the replay of this timely webinar that answered frequently asked questions that are front and center during this hotly contested campaign season. It’s easy to misstep if you don’t know New Jersey law. Topics Covered: Can owners in condos and individual homes display political signs? If so, where can those signs be displayed? Are […]

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Becker Advises DLH in $95M Acquisition of Health Technology Provider

Becker & Poliakoff recently advised the DLH Holdings Corporation (DLH), a leading provider of innovative healthcare research, services and solutions to the federal government, in its acquisition of privately-held Irving Burton Associates, LLC (IBA). Atlanta-based DLH has approximately 2000 employees serving numerous federal government clients throughout the United States and abroad. Virginia-based IBA employs approximately […]

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“The Constant Call for Transparency — What is Proper Transparency?,” AssociationHelpNow

Serving on the board of any community association is not for the faint of heart. One of the trickiest challenges is to support a transparent decision-making process while simultaneously maintaining strict confidentiality. “Successful boards, in my opinion, don’t keep anything a secret unless they have to,” Becker Senior Attorney David L. Dockery tells Association Help […]

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“Can Political Flags Be Flown?,” Naples Daily News

Q: I went on a walk in my community and saw at least 8 homes flying either Trump or Biden flags. Is it legal to fly a political flag on a home located in a homeowners association? I.B.A: Sections 720.304(2)(a) and 720.3075(3) of the Florida Homeowners Association Act specifically permit the flying of the US […]

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“Use of Easements Limited by Intent,” News-Press

Q: My homeowners’ association has maintenance access easements over certain areas across the lots adjacent to a pond. Does this mean that all homeowners’ association owners/members are allowed to walk over these access easements to access the pond? (D.P., via e-mail) A: It depends upon the language of the grant of easement itself, which will […]

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Becker Helps Secure the #1 Domestic Port Development Award For the Virginia Port Authority

Becker’s Government Relations team helped secured $20M+ in government funding for the Central Rail Yard (CRY) expansion project at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT). The Port Infrastructure Development Grant will build on the investments already made across its two largest terminals, the NIT and Virginia International Gateway (VIG), to expand on-terminal rail capacity at NIT. The […]

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