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The Weekly Hill Update

By: Adam J. Higgins 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 Congressional Democrats are braced for “a time of intensity” this week as they hope to keep the government open, approve bipartisan infrastructure legislation, and reach … 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 Both chambers are in session together for the first time since July, as the Democratic Congress faces the most significant legislative crunch in years. In the next 10 days, … 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’s cabinet is fanning out across Asia in a broad diplomatic effort, headlined by Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman meeting with China’s Foreign Minister Wang … 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 Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has teed up a procedural vote on bipartisan infrastructure legislation – despite the details of the bill not being finalized by senators. … 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 returns from its Independence Day recess for a legislative blitz as leaders press forward on a bipartisan infrastructure bill and a separate partisan package that Democrats expect … 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 hold floor votes. HEADLINES •  After securing agreement late last week on the framework of a major infrastructure bill, President Joe Biden and Senate negotiators are working to secure support for the agreement. … 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 hold floor votes. HEADLINES •  Negotiations between a bipartisan group of lawmakers and the White House on a large-scale infrastructure bill enter a critical phase this week. •  The Senate will vote on … 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 hold floor votes. HEADLINES •  President Joe Biden enters the final stretch of his first trip abroad, culminating in a high-stakes meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. •  A bipartisan group of senators … 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 hold floor votes. HEADLINES •  The Senate will begin consideration of a comprehensive bill aiming to bolster U.S. competitiveness with China. •  The House agenda focuses on U.S. Capitol security, including the establishment … 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 hold floor votes. HEADLINES •  President Joe Biden will host top congressional leaders at the White House on Wednesday seeking bipartisan common ground on large-scale infrastructure legislation. •  The House and Senate reconvene … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES •  After passing emergency funding to respond to the coronavirus, Washington is now turning to potential measures to bolster the economy – as equity markets opened Monday plummeting 7 percent before trading was halted. •  President Donald Trump will meet … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Returning from a one-week recess, the House plans to take up legislation to address vaping, and the Senate will focus on nominations and abortion-related legislation. • President Donald Trump is in India visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. • Moderate … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Congressional committees will begin reviewing President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget, out today. • After acquitting Trump in his impeachment trial, the Senate will resume voting on his judicial nominees. • Democrats in New Hampshire will choose their … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Monday, the 2020 election begins as Iowa Democratic caucus-goers choose their nominee against President Donald Trump. • Tuesday, Trump will deliver the State of the Union Address. • Wednesday, the Senate will vote on the articles of impeachment against … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues amid new revelations that a forthcoming book from former National Security Advisor John Bolton will say that Trump told him that U.S. aid to Ukraine was tied to that country’s … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump will host a ceremony marking the signing of a trade agreement with China. • Speaker Nancy Pelosi is likely to send House-passed articles of impeachment of Trump to the Senate, after unsuccessfully seeking procedural concessions from … 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 a two-week holiday break. • President Donald Trump’s impeachment hangs in the balance amid a partisan standoff as Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not yet decided when to transmit the House-approved articles to the Senate, … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Congress is aiming to wrap up the year by sending a large-scale funding and tax bill as well as a defense policy bill to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature. • The House will also vote on … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The year-end legislative push is accelerating as lawmakers seek to wrap up spending negotiations and other policy priorities this week. • The House Judiciary Committee continues its hearings into what will likely be articles of impeachment against President Donald … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The House plans to take up a short-term spending bill to fund the government until Dec. 20. • President Donald Trump on Wednesday will visit an Apple manufacturing plant in Texas, as House Democrats continue their impeachment inquiry. • … 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 on a bipartisan bill to sanction Turkey, and is proceeding with its impeachment inquiry after a week of tense moments and explosive testimony. • President Donald Trump is making his first trip to Chicago as … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Tension remains high between Capitol Hill and the White House, as the House marches forward in its impeachment inquiry and lawmakers take action to address President Donald Trump’s pullback of U.S. troops from the Turkey-Syria border and Turkey’s incursion … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump and other leaders are gathering in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly. • The Senate plans to approve a House-passed short-term spending bill to keep the government open. • Lawmakers are investigating a … Continue Reading

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
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