Government Law

The roots of modern government law go back as far as ancient Greek and Roman times. Today’s modern laws seek to address both federal and state regulations impacting everything from the interplay between federal and state tax dollars to more local administrative agency concerns. Topics under this umbrella also include issues such as eligibility for aid under the federal Railroad Retirement and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Acts to ensuring environmental compliance from big business. If you are an attorney researching how the federal government awards or negotiates contracts, including an explanation on the bidding process and procurement integrity, FindLaw has a series of articles to help better inform your government law-based practice. Click on the links below to learn more.
Government Law Articles
    • Social Security: Your Payments While You Are Outside The United States
      (Based on SSA Publication No. 05-10137, ICN 480085) Introduction When Are You "Outside of The U.S."? What Happens To Your Right To Social Security Payments When You Are Outside The U.S.? Additional Residency Requirements For Dependents ...

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    • Using the Metric System in Your Business
      Successful small business expansions and new formations lead the way in creating new markets, innovations and jobs that fuel economic growth and prosperity. In recognition of the importance of small business to a strong economy, the U.S. Small ...

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    • SBA's Non-Manufacturer Waivers
      SBA'S Non-Manufacturer Waivers Waivers of the Nonmanufacturer Rule Waivers Program Manager: David Wm. Loines Internet: dwl@pa.sba.gov Section 303 (h) of Public Law 100-656 and Section 210 of Public Law 101-574 incorporated into the Small Business ...

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    • Most Frequently Asked Questions About Government Contracting
      1. How is a small business defined and what is the certification process? For the purpose of SBA procurement assistance, a business generally is considered small if it is a business entity organized for profit, located in the United States, and ...

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    • The SBA Women-Owned Business Procurement Program
      The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 established a 5 percent government-wide goal for contract awards to small women-owned businesses. At the Small Business Administration (SBA) we are determined to both establish aggressive goals and to ...

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    • Thirty Most Asked Questions About Small Business
      1. Do I have what it takes to own/manage a small business? You will be your own most important asset, so an objective appraisal of your strengths and weaknesses is essential. To determine if you have what it takes, YOU need to answer some questions ...

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    • The Facts About Starting a Small Business
      The Facts About ... Starting a Small Business SBA U.S. Small Business Administration Championing America's Entrepreneurs The Facts About ... Starting a Small Business Starting a Small Business Starting and managing a business takes motivation ...

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    • The Facts About Physical Disaster Business Loans
      The Facts About . . . Physical Disaster Business Loans SBA U.S. Small Business Administration Champions of America's Entrepreneurs The Facts About . . . Physical Disaster Business Loans If your buisness -- large or small -- has suffered physical ...

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    • Small Business Investment Companies
      Small Business Investment Companies The Congress created the Small Business Investment Company Program in 1958 to fill the gap between the availability of venture capital and the needs of small businesses in start-up and growth situations. SBICs ...

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    • Small Business Health Insurance
      U.S. Small Business Administration in cooperation with The Travelers Companies Successful small business expansions and new formations lead the way in creating new markets, innovations and jobs that fuel economic growth and prosperity. In ...

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