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Sequestration set to begin March 1st
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Congressional update: FDA user feedefense spendingtransportation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

With the Republican primary all but settled, Congress has approximately three months a very narrow window of time to resolve a host of issues before adjourning for the November election


Fiscal cliff 113th Congress
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

Following several weeks of intense negotiations, the House of Representatives voted on Tuesday night to pass legislation, already approved in the Senate


Congressional update: Washington update - September 13, 2012
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Fiscal cliff deal discussed House leadership for the 113th Congress SEC chair announces resignation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

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


Congressional update: spending packagecybersecurity landmark MA healthcare law
  • Locke Lord 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


White House eliminates insurance program for long-term care
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

Late Friday afternoon, the Obama administration announced that it had decided to terminate a significant component of the 2010 health-care reform law, ending a program to offer Americans insurance for long-term care because it was too costly to be viable


Congress approves trade pacts with Columbia, Korea and Panama
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Colombia, Panama, South Korea, USA
  • October 20 2011

Congress voted for three long-stalled trade deals with Colombia, Panama and South Korea on Wednesday


Congressional Update: Healthcare immigration Citizens United transportation cybersecurity "future of video"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • 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


Senate unable to pass President Obama’s jobs bill
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

On Tuesday, October 11, Senate Democrats were unable to overcome a Republican filibuster as the motion to move President Obama’s American Jobs Act lost on a 50-49 vote (since this was a vote to invoke cloture, 60 votes were necessary