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The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the federal policy team’s weekly preview, published each week when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Congress returns for its lame-duck session as Democrats look toward taking control of the House agenda in January. Democrats won a net gain of nearly 40 seats in last week’s midterm election, though the size of their … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each week when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • After the partisan fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Senate this week will take up a water infrastructure bill and then consider nominees to Executive Branch agencies. • President Donald Trump on Tuesday has lunch … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the federal policy team’s weekly preview, published each week when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • All eyes remain on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, as the FBI proceeds with its one-week investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. • The Senate begins the week by taking up a long-term Federal … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the federal policy team’s weekly preview, published each week that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when both were in high school, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Kavanaugh will testify after her and deny … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the federal policy team’s weekly preview, published each week that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The House will continue working through appropriations bills and also plans to take up legislation to reform the Affordable Care Act (ACA). • The Senate plans to clear broad legislation addressing opioid abuse, and the debate over … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each week that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh begins his hearing at the Senate Judiciary Committee. • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey faces lawmakers in both chambers. • Congressional primaries Tuesday in Massachusetts and Thursday in Delaware.… Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump will visit Florida and Pennsylvania to hold rallies in support of Republican Senate candidates. • The Senate will continue consideration of Trump administration nominations and also has a wide-ranging legislative agenda this week. • … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump has two Midwest trips scheduled this week, while he continues to face bipartisan criticism on his performance last week in Europe. • The House plans a health policy theme week, including votes to repeal … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the federal policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump today returns from Europe after high-profile meetings with NATO leaders, British government officials and royalty, and Russian president Vladimir Putin. • Trump will be in Washington this week and plans to sign an executive … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Trump at 9 p.m. Monday is scheduled to announce his nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. • Tuesday, Trump leaves for Europe for high-profile meetings with NATO leaders, followed by a visit to the … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump on Wednesday will hold a rally in Duluth, Minnesota. • The House plans again to take up several bills aimed at addressing the opioid crisis, and merge them into one; votes are also likely … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump on Tuesday (9 p.m. ET Monday in the United States) will participate in his long-awaited meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – including an initial one-on-one session. • The House plans to … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Congress returns from Memorial Day recess with the Senate in session today and the House reconvening Tuesday. The House plans to take initial steps on spending bills central to the GOP’s strategy to avoid a government shutdown … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Foreign policy – particularly trade with China and the standoffs with Iran and North Korea – is likely to compete for attention this week among policymakers in the Trump administration and on Capitol Hill. Treasury Secretary Steven … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the federal policy team’s weekly Washington preview, published each Monday when Congress is in session. On Thursday, BakerHostetler hosts its 29th Annual Legislative Seminar. Mike Ferguson and the federal policy team will be joined by Senate and House members, from both sides of the aisle, for an intimate discussion about the big issues … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Foreign policy is likely to lead headlines this week, as President Trump plans to decide whether the U.S. will remain in President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal, and he may also announce specifics on a plan to meet … Continue Reading
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