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“Ban Conflicted Trading Act” Referred to Senate Committee

In December 2018, Bill 3718 (the “Bill”) was introduced in the Senate and referred to Committee. The Bill, or the “Ban Conflicted Trading Act,” prohibits members of Congress and senior congressional staff from trading...more

Burr & Forman

The Midterm Election Results Are In…Now What?

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At long last, the national midterm election results are in. Here are a couple of takeaways as we plan for what lies ahead. Please see full Publication below for more information. ...more

Carlton Fields

Florida Election Recounts – Again

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With memories of dimpled chads and butterfly ballots coming to mind, Florida is facing the potential of statewide election recounts based on the current results of the 2018 general election....more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

What Happened on Election Day – and What It Means for Healthcare Policy in New York State

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As pundits continue to argue about the nature and extent of the “Blue Wave” that did or did not wash across the country this past Election Day, its impact in New York State was undeniable. ...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Under The Dome: 2018 Maine Midterm Election Results

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We are pleased to provide you this summary of Tuesday's federal and state election results in the state of Maine....more

Hogan Lovells

2018 midterm elections: Policy implications for the 116th Congress

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The dust has settled. In the next Congress beginning early 2019, Democrats will take control of the House, and Republicans have expanded their majority in the Senate. The split government undoubtedly will make many...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

2018 post-general election update

by Bricker & Eckler LLP on

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Ohioans cast ballots in the 2018 general election. For the first time since 2006, five statewide elected offices were up for election without an incumbent running in the 2018 general election. ...more

Stinson Leonard Street

2018 Minnesota Midterms Election Results

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House Flips to DFL Control—Walz Lands Decisive Victory - Once again, Minnesota voters rocked the boat and delivered some surprises on election night. Most surprising was a clear and decisive victory for the Minnesota House...more

Fisher Phillips

Top 10 Things Employers Need To Know About Midterm Election Results

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As many predicted, Democrats recaptured the House for the first time in eight years in yesterday’s midterm elections, while Republicans retained and strengthened their grip on the Senate. That will lead to a dynamic in...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Analysis of the Current Draft 2018 NDAA

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This is the first blog post in a series of blogs analyzing the current draft of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as agreed-to by House and Senate negotiators on November 8, 2017. Stay tuned for additional...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Iran: Following President Trump’s “Decertification,” New U.S. Sanctions on Iranian Entities and All Eyes on the U.S. Congress

• Effective October 13, 2017, President Trump declined to provide certification that the JCPOA is in the United States’ national interest. Following this “decertification,” the U.S. Congress has 60 days in which to introduce...more

K&L Gates LLP

K&L Gates Triage: An Insider’s Perspective on the Health Care Debate in Washington, DC

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In this episode of Triage, Amanda Makki and Corbin Santo of the K&L Gates Public Policy and Law practice group discuss several fundamental issues that are currently at the center of the health care debate in Washington, DC....more

Downey Brand LLP

Will the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) be reauthorized, extended, or what?

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The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire at the end of the month. For anyone that has read the newspaper lately, this is a lousy time for the program to expire with two hurricane’s bearing down on the Eastern...more

Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

Might Paid Family Leave Become National Reality?

by Norris McLaughlin, P.A. on

During several speeches recently, First Daughter Ivanka Trump has spoken about making things easier for working mothers. From the time of his inauguration, President Trump has talked about some kind of mandated, paid...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

Tackling Tax Reform – Part III: The Timing of Tax Reform

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On April 11, 2017, we discussed what constitutes Tax Reform. On April 24, 2017, we explored the process by which Tax Reform will likely be created by lawmakers. In this blog post, we focus our attention on the likely timing...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Trump EO Biometric Entry-Exit Section Raises Concerns of Lawmakers over Costs, Logistics

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

Members of Congress from states bordering Canada, the Northern Border Caucus, have focused on a section of President Donald Trump’s “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” Executive Order...more

Sullivan & Worcester

Battle Over Controversial Student Art in U.S. Capitol Lands in Court—First Amendment in Focus Again

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For several weeks earlier this year, an odd battle was waged in the halls of the U.S. Capitol over a controversial work of art by a high school student placed there after an art competition in St. Louis. At issue is whether...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Medicaid Outlook: Policy and Regulatory Change in 2017

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Perspectives on Health Care and Life Sciences - Medicaid has been a vital part of the American health care safety net for more than 50 years. Today, Medicaid, along with the State Children’s Health Insurance Program...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

[Webinar] Update on Preparing for the Trump Administration – What Employers May Expect - February 16th, 10:00am PST

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

If recently signed executive orders by President Trump are any indicator, changes are in store for employers in 2017. With current legislation and regulations under scrutiny and the future of ACA uncertain, employers are...more

Dentons

US Policy Scan 2017

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The election, and recounts, are over. Cabinet nominees are being announced. Some 4,000 job openings will need to be filled across the federal government. Republicans "control" both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. Now is a good...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Sen. Sanders, Other Members of Congress, File Amicus Brief in Support of DOL Salary Basis Regulation

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with twenty-five other members of Congress, have filed an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals urging the Court to reverse the injunction issued by a Texas federal judge enjoining...more

Snell & Wilmer

‘Standing Outside the Fire?’ D.C. Circuit Puts Off Question on House’s Standing to Sue Over ACA Subsidies—For Now

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We will have to wait at least a bit longer—and perhaps indefinitely—to learn whether a striking ruling that members of Congress have standing to sue the executive branch over the funding of Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies...more

K&L Gates LLP

2017 U.S. Congressional Calendar

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The K&L Gates Public Policy and Law group is pleased to provide you with our 2017 U.S. Congressional Calendar. The calendar is a compilation of the House and Senate schedules in a color-coded format showing periods when...more

Mintz

Potential Paths to Deregulation in 2017

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Following the beginning of the 115th Congress (January 3) and President-elect Trump’s inauguration (January 20), the legislative and executive branches will have at their disposal a number of legal methods for following...more

Allen Matkins

Why Lincoln Was Wrong About A House Divided (At Least In The UK)

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On Wednesday, June 16, 1858, delegates of the Republican State Convention of Illinois gathered in Representatives’ Hall in Springfield. At about 5:00 p.m., delegate Charles L. Wilson submitted the following resolution...more

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