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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


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


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


Committee leaders make deficit recommendations to super committee
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Committee leaders make deficit recommendations to Super Committee
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2011

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


Supreme Court on health reform and patent case budget transportation programs FCC reform cybersecurity
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

With a two-week recess looming and the 2012 elections coming ever more into focus, Congress addressed a temporary fix on a critical deadline and set the stage for the budget debate, tax reform and other key considerations to be taken up over the Spring and Summer as it completed its most recent work period late last week


Cybersecurity policy and legislation update
  • Locke Lord 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


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


House Committee votes to repeal portion of 2010 health reform law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2011

On Tuesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to repeal the controversial Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS) from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA


Majority Leader Reid says cybersecurity legislation will be considered next year
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2011

Stepping back from earlier announcements that comprehensive cybersecurity legislation would be considered by the end of the year, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said that once the Senate returns from a holiday recess in January, one of the first bills it will consider is cybersecurity legislation