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Polsinelli

Continuing Resolution Would Extend the EB-5 Program to December 7

by Polsinelli on

On September 27, 2018, the House of Representatives passed an $854 billion spending bill, H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

EB-5 Update! EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended

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President Trump signed a bill today, H.R. 6157, with a short-term continuing resolution (CR) preventing a government shutdown and extending certain programs, including the EB-5 Regional Center Program, through December 7,...more

BakerHostetler

Trump: I Won’t Shut Down the Government (Yet)

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The House on Wednesday gave final congressional approval to a fiscal 2019 spending bill covering 70 percent of the government’s discretionary operations, and President Donald Trump said he would sign it into law – temporarily...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Congress Unveils Plan to Avert Shutdown

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Congressional leaders have come up with a plan to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the fiscal year, Sept. 30. If all goes according to plan, Congress will have passed five of the 12 appropriations bills for FY 2019...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Countdown to Shutdown

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It’s that time of the year again: Lawmakers have about 10 legislative days to pass the FY 2019 appropriations bills to avoid a government shutdown. Despite the Senate taking a shorter recess in August to work on a series of...more

BakerHostetler

GOP Leaders Rattled as Trump Threatens Government Shutdown

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President Donald Trump on Monday renewed threats to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t approve billions of dollars for border security, even as Republican leaders on Capitol Hill implored Trump to avoid budget...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Update: Federal Government Shutdowns And Contractor Risk

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Here we go again. Back in March, I discussed the impact of the brief government shutdowns in January and February and risks associated with what could have been (had the stand-off gone on much longer). Today, news from...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Government Shutdowns: Practical Strategies For Mitigating Contractor Risk

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Crisis averted – at least for the time being. The government shutdowns in January and February 2018 were big news, but ultimately resulted in very little actual downtime for the Federal government. But does that mean its...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Second 2018 Government Shutdown, Congressional Budget Deal and Healthcare

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Just as everyday Americans were preparing their lives for a second United States government shutdown since the turn of the New Year, President Donald J. Trump signed into law a bipartisan (well, as bipartisan as it gets with...more

Mintz - EB-5 Financing Viewpoints

Immigration Debate Begins: Prospects for EB-5 Reform & Reauthorization

Congress nearly averted a shutdown last week, but just missed the mark when Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) temporarily blocked Senate passage of the fifth – and supposedly final — continuing resolution (CR) of this fiscal year...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Weekly Update Newsletter - February 2018 #2

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS - Pentagon Warns CEOs: Protect Your Data or Lose Our Contracts - According to an article from Govexec.com, the Pentagon has issued a warning to defense-industry contractors, insinuating that they...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Beltway Buzz - February, 2018 #2

Déjà Vu All Over Again? It is perhaps fitting that last Friday was Groundhog Day, as this week we relived the same government funding battle that we went through just a few weeks ago. Thankfully, because the shutdown card has...more

Cozen O'Connor

Stopgap Spending Bill Ends Second Federal Government Shutdown in Less than a Month

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A brief federal government shutdown ended Friday as the House and the Senate passed a Continuing Resolution (the “CR”) which provides a bipartisan budget bill that raises spending caps for two years and funds the federal...more

Holland & Knight LLP

House, Senate Proposals to Extend Funding for the Federal Government

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Congress moved one step closer to avoiding a government shutdown on Feb. 6, voting overwhelmingly (245-182) to pass a short-term, GOP-backed government funding bill (text; section-by-section) that would keep the federal...more

Fisher Phillips

Web Exclusive: January 2018: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017—and if January is any...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Déjà Vu: Implications Of A Government Shutdown On Federal Contractors

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

For the second time in a month, for lack of agreement on funding the government long-term, we face the specter of a government shutdown. The government shutdown that began on January 20, 2018, lasted three days. Congress...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

How Government Contractors Should Prepare for the Next Government Shutdown - A Five Point Plan

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Congress has yet to pass a long-term spending bill for fiscal year 2018, relying instead on a series of short-term continuing resolutions to keep the Government open. Even after the most recent Government Shutdown which began...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

American Indian Law and Policy: 10 Things You Need to Know - January 2018

January 2018 marked the beginning of year two of the Trump Presidency and the second session of the 115th Congress. Congress came back into session on January 3 after recessing for the December holidays. With the passage of...more

Mintz - Immigration Viewpoints

Government Shutdown Ends – Is Immigration Reform on the Horizon?

Three days into the government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Schumer (D-NY) took to the Senate floor Monday afternoon to announce an agreement to end the impasse and reopen the...more

Carlton Fields

Practical Steps For Contractors And Subcontractors To Take Before, During And After A Government Shutdown

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It appears we may have dodged the government shutdown bullet, at least for the next couple of weeks. However, if you are involved in federal contract work, do you know what you need to do in the event of a shutdown?...more

Mintz - EB-5 Financing Viewpoints

Government Shutdown Ends – Is Immigration Reform on the Horizon?

Three days into the government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Schumer (D-NY) took to the Senate floor Monday afternoon to announce an agreement to end the impasse and reopen the...more

Hogan Lovells

FCC Avoids Shutdown For Now, But Continued Threat Looms Over TMT Sector

by Hogan Lovells on

The federal government is open. But less than three weeks remain under the current reprieve and another shutdown seems possible. Although the Federal Communications Commission tapped on-hand fees to support uninterrupted...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

The 2018 Government Shutdown – How Can Contractors Preserve Rights?

A short-term continuing resolution (CR) has re-opened our government after nearly three days of shutdown. But contractors suffered cost impacts over the past few days and may face more significant issues on February 8 if a...more

Nossaman LLP

How would a Government Shut-Down Impact the Department of Transportation?

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A government shut down arises when Congress fails to pass an appropriations act that enables federal agencies to spend. There should be separate appropriations acts for groups of agencies. However, in recent years, Congress...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Government Shutdown Pushes Back Cadillac Tax

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On January 22, 2018, Congress passed an interim funding bill to end the three-day government shutdown that also pushed back the effective date of the Affordable Care Act’s controversial “Cadillac Tax.”...more

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