Tag Archives: The Weekly Hill Update

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Lawmakers are working on a stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded into at least November. Current government spending expires Oct. 1. • President Donald Trump will travel west for several political events between visits from foreign leaders … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Congress returns this week from its six-week summer recess, with 40 legislative days remaining in 2019. • Democrats this week are focusing on gun control measures, attempting to pressure Republicans in the wake of multiple mass shootings this summer. … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Negotiators are seeking to wrap up an agreement on raising the debt limit and budget caps, with the House in its final week before a six-week August recess. • President Donald Trump today is hosting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The House will vote to hold in contempt Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and will also vote on raising the federal minimum wage. • Senators will vote on four bilateral tax treaties, and continue votes … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

HEADLINES • The House and Senate return from their weeklong July 4 recess, continuing negotiations to raise budget caps and the debt limit. • The White House has planned a social media summit to discuss challenges and opportunities in the online environment. • Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will testify regarding monetary policy before House and … Continue Reading
LexBlog