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Capital Thinking: Environment and Natural Resources

REGULATORY ACTIVITY - GREENHOUSE GAS - Pursuant to President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon propose to prohibit certain chemicals contributing to emissions of...more

Capital Thinking: Agriculture and Food

Legislative Activity - Farm Bill Conference Progress - The House approved by voice vote a farm bill extension through January 31, 2014. In response to the House’s actions, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)...more

Capital Thinking: Agriculture and Food

Legislative Activity - Farm Bill Conference Progress - Last week, farm bill conferees left for the Thanksgiving break without releasing a draft agreement. Despite the break, it seems as if conversations among...more

What Is The Difference Between SSDI And SSI?

The program names look the same, but there is a great deal of difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Our attorneys work hard to ensure clients receive...more

Health Care Reform Update -- November 12, 2013

In This Issue: Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups...more

Capital Thinking: Agriculture and Food

Farm Bill Conference Progress - Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) has remarked publicly that a farm bill compromise is “doable” before Congress leaves for the Thanksgiving break, as agreements may have...more

Capital Thinking: Agriculture and Food

Farm Bill Conference - This Wednesday, October 30, marks the official start to the farm bill conference, which will be a public meeting involving the 41 House and Senate conferees. For months, agriculture leadership and...more

Capital Thinking: Agriculture and Food

Legislative Activity - Farm Bill - This week, agriculture leadership in both chambers will likely announce a date for the farm bill conference to begin. Last week, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas...more

Capital Thinking: Agriculture and Food

LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY - Farm Bill - As Congress returns from the August recess, the House agenda for September will include floor consideration of a nutrition title bill that looks to enact major reforms to the...more

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