In this issue:

- Overview

- Tax Reform Outlook

- Immigration Outlook

- Health Care Outlook

- Telecommunications Outlook

- Energy Outlook

- Financial Services Outlook

- Election Outlook

- Excerpt from Overview:

The Continuing Appropriations Act of 2014. The three-year debate over implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) came to a climax in late September, forcing the third-longest federal government shutdown in history. However, the end result of the feuding yielded arguably the most important legislating in the first session of the 113th Congress. After a close vote in the House, the Senate passed and President Obama signed the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 (H.R. 2775). The bipartisan deal reopened the federal government, raised the debt ceiling and laid the groundwork for budget negotiations that dominated the conversation in Washington through the end of the year.

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Topics:  Appropriations Bill, Energy Reform, Federal Budget, Financial Regulatory Reform, Healthcare Reform, Immigration Reform, Legislative Agendas, Tax Reform, Telecommunications

Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Elections & Politics Updates, Health Updates, Immigration Updates, Tax Updates

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