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Sequestration set to begin March 1st

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 21 2013

This is a relatively quiet week in the nation's capital as both the House and Senate are out of session. When they return next week, Congress is

Fiscal cliff deal discussed House leadership for the 113th Congress SEC chair announces resignation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2012

The House and Senate returned to work last week following the Thanksgiving holiday

Election recap looking ahead

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2012

With last Tuesday’s election and a sweeping victory by President Barack Obama now concluded, the focus in Washington, DC has quickly shifted to the business of running the country and the large challenges to be addressed immediately

Congressional update: Washington update - September 13, 2012

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 12 2012

On their return to Washington, DC, this week members of the House and Senate plan to spend little time in Washington before the election, as party-control, particularly in the Senate, is up for grabs

Congressional update: spending packagecybersecurity landmark MA healthcare law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2012

A busy work period ended Friday, as Congress was able to reach agreement prior to the August recess on federal spending thereby eliminating the possibility of a government shut down before the election, and also took action on several other key initiatives

Congressional Update: Healthcare immigration Citizens United transportation cybersecurity "future of video"

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

In the most widely anticipated Supreme Court Decision since Bush v. Gore in 2000, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature legislative achievement, was upheld in a narrow 5 to 4 decision

Congressional update - second session of the 112th Congress begins

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2012

After a month-long recess, the House of Representatives returned to session last week (the Senate returns today

Cybersecurity policy and legislation update

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2011

As the first session of the 112th Congress comes to a close and Washington prepares itself for the most expensive Presidential election in history, there is little doubt that 2012 will be a relatively quiet legislative year in Washington

Congress approves legislation funding the government through December 16th

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2011

The Federal government has been operating under a continuing resolution since FY 2012 began on October 1st

Committee leaders make deficit recommendations to super committee

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 20 2011

Also last week, the Republican and Democrat leadership of the 16 House standing committees sent recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction