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August 2017 Federal Report: Infrastructure, Debt Ceiling and Budget

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

With the August work period coming to an end for Congress, there are the looming questions of the federal budget, and the debt ceiling hanging over the halls of the Capitol....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

What’s New in Washington: 10 Things You Need to Know

Despite the headlines coming out of Washington, Congress continues to move forward in regular fashion, discussing and acting upon key issues, such as funding the government, addressing the need to raise the debt ceiling and...more

Planning for the 115th Congress and the Trump Administration

by Nossaman LLP on

While the coming 115th Congress and Trump Administration seem to be anything but predictable, there are several known events that will help drive the timing of national, and some regional, policy debates. They should be...more

Washington Healthcare Update

by McGuireWoods LLP on

Elections for Speaker of the House and Potential Changes at Ways and Means Committee - Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced Tuesday (Oct. 20) that he will run for the House Speaker position if the major House Republican...more

Washington Healthcare Update

by McGuireWoods LLP on

Bicameral Bill Introduced to Provide HHS Authority to Reject Proposed Insurance Rates - Before Congress left for its Columbus Day recess, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Health...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

Tax Policy Update

by McGuireWoods LLP on

NUMBER OF THE WEEK: 10 - The total number of legislative working days in September. Lawmakers returned from the August recess yesterday facing a daunting to-do list, including incendiary debates over foreign policy,...more

Summer is (Almost) Over & Congress is Back!

While summer isn’t officially over until September 22, for most here in the nation’s capital the vacations are nearly completed and it is back to work as Congress returns from the long August recess and Labor Day...more

2014 Legislative & Regulatory Outlook

by K&L Gates LLP on

The K&L Gates Public Policy and Law Group (“Policy Group”) has prepared a legislative and regulatory outlook for 2014 with the purpose of identifying potential risks and opportunities for stakeholders. Conventional wisdom...more

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