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Competing Interests Complicate Keystone Pipeline Decision For Obama

Labor and environmental groups are both pressuring President Obama over his soon-expected decision on whether or not to permit the creation of the Keystone Pipeline, a 1,700 mile conduit that will transport oil from Canada to…more
| Government Contracting

Two Surveys Say Washington To Blame More Than Wall Street

Two new surveys conducted over this past weekend – a The Hill poll, and a USA Today/Gallup poll – found that while many Americans feel Wall Street bears a considerable amount of blame for the country’s economic woes, a greater…more
| Government Contracting

Senate And House Dems Push Super Committee To Repeal Oil Industry Tax Breaks

38 House Democrats and 14 Senate Democrats are pressuring the Deficit Super Committee to include in its ultimate deficit-reduction proposal a repeal of billions of dollars in oil and gas industry tax breaks. …more
| Government Contracting

Super Committee: Secret Meetings, No Signs Of Progress

They were given the massive burden of coming up with a proposal to cut $1.2 trillion in government spending. They only have one more month before they must submit that proposal to the Congress. With the deficit and the future of…more
| Government Contracting

Week In Review

Financial management and policy – and the President’s and Republicans’ contrasting approaches thereto – were this week’s top issues. Early in the week President Obama introduced his $3 trillion deficit reduction plan, which…more
| Government Contracting

Solyndra Failure Stirs Investigation And Politics, And Poor Historical Memory

As the critical subject of spending, the economy, and job creation circulates within D.C. and the nation, the recent bankruptcy filing of California solar company Solyndra – which only two years ago received a $535 million loan…more
| Energy & Utilities

GOP Presidential Debate: Romney and Perry Spar On Jobs

With jobs and the economy as the foremost concern among Americans, paying attention to the economic policy positions of all candidates is critical, especially as we approach the 2012 elections. …more
| Elections & Politics

“Pass This Jobs Bill”: President Obama Promotes “American Jobs Act” Before Joint Session Of Congress

With so much on the line for the country, and with the President and Congress experiencing dismally low approval ratings, the President’s address before a Joint Session of Congress last night needed to be, as we mentioned…more
| Elections & Politics

Week In Review

This week Libyan rebels gained tremendous ground in a massive onslaught in Tripoli on the Qadhafi regime, and lawmakers weighed in with applause for the rebels and words of caution for U.S. policy. The 2012 presidential campaign…more
| Elections & Politics

Week In Review

This week the 2012 race for the presidency finally hit the ground running, with Republican candidates hitting the campaign trail, and President Obama going on a three-day jobs creation bus tour in the Midwest. A majority of…more
| Securities Law

Senate And House Leaders Select Members To Serve On “Super Committee”

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has named the first three members who will serve on the deficit “Super Committee” charged with finding $1.5 trillion in cuts to the federal budget before the end of the year: Patty…more
| Government Contracting

Week In Review

It’s been quite a week in Washington and across the country. After weeks of political wrangling and posturing a compromise debt ceiling deal was finally reached at the eleventh hour, giving the President borrowing authority…more
| Government Contracting

Deal Struck In House On Modified Boehner Bill

A deal has been struck to allow a House vote on a modified Boehner bill that adds House and Senate approval of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution (BBA) as a mandatory pre-condition for the second debt ceiling…more
| Government Contracting

Saving Jobs: Washington Must Invest In Consistent Approach

In dueling speeches about the debt ceiling debate that were televised last night, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) both agreed on at least one thing: defaulting on the country’s debt obligations will cost…more
| Government Contracting
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