Washington Insight - March 2012


We are pleased to present this issue of Washington Insight, a bi-weekly newsletter containing information about emerging issues of importance in the Administration, the Executive Branch and Congress. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please feel free to contact the King & Spalding practitioner who is identified in the item of interest. We also welcome your comments and suggestions for future editions - you can contact me at tspulak@kslaw.com or + 1 202 661 7948.

In This Issue:

Page 1 Granting Pardons - An Insider’s View

Page 2 Senator Snowe’s Decision to Leave the Senate - What Does it Mean?

Page 2 Reauthorization of User Fee Programs Moving Forward

Page 3 The President’s Proposal to Reduce Corporate Taxes

Page 3 A Clean Energy Standard Emerges in the Senate

Page 4 The House Budget Dilemma - Can the House Pass a Budget Resolution?

Page 4 FERC Requests Comments on Natural Gas and Electric Interdependence Issues

Page 5 Congress Passes Legislation Allowing Commerce to Apply Countervailing Duties

Page 5 The FEC Just Increased Reporting Thresholds on Bundling by Lobbyists - Does it Matter?

Page 6 U.S. LNG Exports - Will They be Restricted?

Page 6 Senator Ron Wyden to Speak at Health Law and Policy Forum

Page 7 Dates to Know

Page 7 Contacts

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