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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

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
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