Highway to Jobs - Developing Energy Responsibly - Alternative to Litigation

October 27, 2011
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

On this edition of the Capital Thinking radio show, Kevin O'Neill is first joined by Bob Burleson of the Florida Transportation Builders' Association to talk about the highway portion of the President's jobs proposal. Bob will discuss the current status of the highway bill and compare its contents to what was contained in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Next, as government investigators are questioning the Treasury Department's grant programs for clean-energy developers, attention is called to an overall program assessment. Tax attorney George Schutzer will weigh in with his advice for energy grant seekers on a more timid approach with their expense claims and how to avoid audit pitfalls. Then, in the second half hour, John Oberdorfer will discuss the importance and benefits of having a dispute resolution provision in a contract. John will lay out the the key points in how to effectively evaluate and handle a conflict situation.

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