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Twelve-member congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to identify $1.5 trillion in cuts, health care spending targeted

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 2 2011

The US House of Representatives passed a debt ceiling package (Budget Control Act, House Rules Committee Amendment to S. 365) by a vote of 269 to 161 to lift the debt ceiling and avoid default

President Obama, Congressional negotiators agree to two-phase spending reduction plan to avert historic default

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2011

Late Sunday night, Congressional negotiators and President Obama finalized a historic legislative package combining new authority for the US Government to borrow at least $2.1 trillion with a variety of statutory provisions designed to offset such new borrowing by mandating spending reductions and other savings over a 10-year period

FEC granted new authority to impose higher automatic penalties on nonprofit organizations, super PACs, and political party committees

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

On December 26, 2013, President Barack Obama signed into law a bill (H.R. 3487) that gives the Federal Election Commission (FEC) new authority to

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2012

As reported last week, the House Telecom Subcommittee held a hearing titled “International Proposals to Regulate the Internet” on May 31, 2012

2010 midterm election analysis

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2010

The midterm elections of 2010 and the widely anticipated shift toward a more Republican Congress will bring significant changes to domestic and foreign policy which will have a major effect on our clients' businesses both here and abroad

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2011

Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, has praised the FTC’s recent COPPA enforcement measures, stating that “We must be particularly vigilant when it comes to protecting the privacy and safety of our children”

FEC seeks comments on using new technologies to make political contributions

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2013

The Federal Election Commission (Commission) is seeking comments on how it should regulate political contributions and expenditures made by new and

Federal election energy and environmental policy analysis

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2012

The reelection of President Barack Obama, combined with continued divided government in the CongressDemocratic Senate and Republican Housevirtually ensure that major changes to federal energy and environmental policy will be based on existing regulatory authority rather than new legislation

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2011

As reported in the June 13 edition, the House Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing on June 15, 2011, to consider consumer protection legislation

IRS proposed rule for 501(c)(4) organizations may ultimately affect 501(c)(6) trade associations

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2013

On November 26, 2013, the Treasury Department issued proposed regulations that would drastically change how 501(c)(4) organizations can engage in