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New Congressional Subcommittees Foreshadow Pending Digital Asset Legislation

United States CapitolTwo congressional committees of the U.S. House of Representatives commenced the new year by announcing the creation of new subcommittees for the 118th Congress that are expected to analyze issues concerning cryptocurrency and digital assets. The creation of these subcommittees signals the potential for legislative action in the wake of jurisdictional uncertainty regarding federal agency … Continue Reading

2023 BakerHostetler Congressional Calendar

Congressional leaders finalized the 2023 legislative calendar, and once again we’re pleased to share with you the 2023 BakerHostetler Congressional Calendar. Click here to download your ready-to-print, one-page combination House and Senate calendar for 2023. Suitable for hanging on your wall all year long!… Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Capitol HillBelow is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Congress is in its annual holiday rush, negotiating an omnibus funding bill as well as annual Defense policy legislation – lawmakers will likely need at least a one-week continuing … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Capitol HillBelow is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES The 2022 midterm elections will finally come to a close with tomorrow’s runoff in Georgia between incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and challenger Herschel Walker. President Joe Biden will … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Capitol HillBelow is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES House Democrats will hold their leadership elections, with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., poised to become their new standard-bearer following Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision not to continue her historic tenure … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Capitol HillBelow is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Congress returns for its lame-duck session, with several uncalled House elections leaving the chamber’s majority in the 118th Congress uncertain. The Republican Party faces a reckoning this week, after … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Capitol HillBelow is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Congressional leaders must find a path forward on legislation to extend government funding, which is set to expire Friday night. After this week, lawmakers are likely to depart Washington … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Capitol HillBelow is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Congress is back from its summer recess to take up must-pass legislation before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, most importantly a continuing resolution to fund … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Capitol HillBelow is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Capitol Hill is facing a legislative crunch as Democratic leaders race to pass key priorities before departing Washington for August. This week, lawmakers hope to pass a bipartisan bill … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Capitol HillBelow is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Democratic leaders are planning to move forward with a reconciliation bill focused on drug pricing and Affordable Care Act subsidies, regrouping after negotiations on a broader bill stalled. The … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES President Joe Biden will travel to the Middle East, including a controversial visit to Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Congress is returning from its Independence Day … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Senate negotiators on gun control legislation hope to continue to surpass expectations and finalize a bill for votes in both chambers of Congress this week. Supreme Court watchers are … Continue Reading

Proposed Federal Crypto Legislation Supported by Digital Asset Ecosystem; Consumer Advocacy Groups Balk

New bipartisan Senate legislation aims to create a regulatory framework for federal oversight of digital assets. But would the proposal balance innovation and consumer protection? Will Congress act on this crypto legislation? The Federal Policy team’s Kevin Edgar co-authored an analysis of the bill, what it would do and how it would affect stakeholders. Read … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Congress reportedly is on the verge of moving forward on significant bipartisan gun control legislation amid the current wave of violence across the United States. The House Select Committee … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES Gun violence now dominates attention on Capitol Hill, amid a wave of shootings including the horrors in Uvalde, Texas, and in Buffalo. The House Select Committee to Investigate the … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress are in session. HEADLINES President Joe Biden is in Japan, the final stop on his first trip to Asia as president. Primary season is in full swing, with elections Tuesday in Alabama, Arkansas, … Continue Reading
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