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Window on Washington - Vol. 1, Issue 37

by Clark Hill PLC on

House Majority Leader McCarthy informed members on Thursday that they should be ready to vote this evening on a motion to go to conference with the Senate on tax legislation, despite the House not scheduled to be in session....more

What’s New in Washington - October 2017

Congress returned after Labor Day for a busy September and acted quickly to avoid a government shutdown by passing stop gap funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 and raising the debt ceiling. The already crowded congressional...more

Government Shutdown Looms Larger As President Seeks Funding For Border Wall

Last week, President Trump threatened to force a government shutdown if Congress did not provide funding for a wall along America’s southern border with Mexico. In April of this year, Congress reached an agreement on a...more

Update on Government Fiscal Issues Impacting Government Contractors

With the threat of a government shutdown avoided by Congress’ passage of a short- term Continuing Resolution on September 30, Congressional focus has turned to the debt ceiling, the spending caps imposed by the Budget Control...more

Now to End of 2015 – What to Expect?

Funding Crisis Averted & New Leadership in the House: A week ago no one could have predicted that the biggest story in Washington this week would not be the last minute avoidance of a government shutdown by passage of a...more

Washington Update - Government Shutdown and Debt Ceiling: A Primer

by McGuireWoods LLP on

Even before Congress returned to work this week, House and Senate Republican leadership warned their caucuses about the political consequences of shutting the government down when this fiscal year ends on September 30. In...more

Health Reform + Related Health Policy News - October 2013 - Issue 3

by Polsinelli on

In This Issue: - Top News ..Deal to Raise Debt Ceiling, End Shutdown Yields No Major Changes to Health Care Law ..Problems with HealthCare.gov Website Continue; HHS Working to Fix Issues ..Kaiser Study...more

Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update -- October 21, 2013

In This Issue: Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; Miscellaneous; and Upcoming Hearings. Excerpt from Leading the Past Week - On October 16th, 16 days after the government shut...more

Lawmakers Reach Deal to End Government Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling

by McDermott Will & Emery on

While the focus over the past 16 days has been on the shuttered government and the prospect of the United States defaulting on its debt obligations, there are subtexts that are relevant to the health care industry. This On...more

Events moving fast in Congress: the shape of things to come?

by DLA Piper on

The next two days in Congress will be characterized by fast-moving developments on the government shutdown/debt ceiling issues. As of this morning the situation is as follows...more

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown: Daily Update #10

The Elevator Speech Overview - Wednesday is day nine of the Government Shutdown. Eight days until the Treasury says the U.S. will hit its debt ceiling. Democratic and Republican House leaders met today in a private...more

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown: Daily Update #8

The Elevator Speech Overview - Thursday is day ten of the government shutdown. Seven days until the Treasury says the U.S. will hit its debt ceiling. House Republicans announced a plan that would essentially provide...more

As shutdown week 2 approaches, 4 subtle signs of a possible deal

by DLA Piper on

Congressional sources indicate, however, that a deal might not come together politically until very close to the October 17 - 18 deadline at which Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has warned Congress that, absent additional...more

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown: Daily Update #7

The Elevator Speech Overview - Wednesday is day nine of the Government Shutdown. Eight days until the Treasury says the U.S. will hit its debt ceiling. Democratic and Republican House leaders met today in a private...more

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown: Daily Update #6

The Elevator Speech Overview - Tuesday marks day eight of the government shutdown and nine days until the Treasury says the debt ceiling will be reached and the federal government can no longer pay for all of the...more

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown: Daily Update #5

U.S. House of Representatives - On Monday, the House passed another targeted continuing resolution (CR) that would authorize funds for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This bill joins the other targeted CRs...more

Health Care Reform Implementation Update - October 10, 2013

by Cozen O'Connor on

It is now the second week the exchanges have been open and the second week the government has been partially closed. The exchanges still have glitches, and Congress still has not agreed on a way to fund the government,...more

Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update -- October 7, 2013

In this Issue: Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; and Upcoming Hearings. Excerpt from Leading the Past Week - Congress once again worked through the weekend, but based on the...more

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown: Daily Update #3

The Elevator Speech Overview - The government shutdown continues as the stalemate on Capitol Hill shows no signs of abating. Lawmakers, media, and the public are becoming increasingly focused on the upcoming debt...more

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown: Daily Update #2

Today’s Highlights - Little meaningful progress has been made toward a resolution to the current government shutdown. Experienced professionals are expecting a protracted shutdown lasting through October 17, and...more

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown: Daily Update #1

Monday’s Highlights: First Shutdown since 1996 - The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director formally notified federal agencies to execute their plans for the government shutdown shortly before midnight...more

Shutdown likely to drag on as issues grow more complicated

by DLA Piper on

The federal government shutdown, now in its fourth day, appears likely to continue a while longer as the list of issues under discussion between the President and Congressional leaders, and within the Congress, becomes longer...more

"Shutdown and Debt Ceiling Crisis Would Pose Distinct Challenges for Government Operations"

Absent intervening legislation, the U.S. federal government’s appropriations will lapse on October 1, 2013, prompting a government shutdown. Separately, the secretary of the Treasury has informed Congress that, no later than...more

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