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Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate March 29, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2010

Healthcare reform's long and often bumpy journey through Congress came to a close last week, as President Obama signed into law the 2,000 page legislation that will overhaul the nation's healthcare system.


Senate tees up financial regulatory reform following healthcare victory
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2010

Top lawmakers met with President Obama Wednesday in order to regain momentum on financial regulatory reform legislation in Congress.


Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate March 22, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

After another week of fine tuning and vote counting, House leaders released the final text of their healthcare bill on Thursday, in addition to official cost estimates from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).


Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate March 15, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

Healthcare negotiations steadily moved forward last week, as details emerged on a potential timeline for completing action on a final bill in the coming weeks.


Senate financial regulatory reform
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2010

As efforts to produce a bipartisan deal on sweeping financial regulatory reform legislation inch forward, Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) offered an alternative proposal that aims to end the impasse over one of the legislation's most controversial issues - consumer financial protection.


Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate February 22, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

With Congress in recess last week, the White House worked behind the scenes to craft a healthcare reform bill that will be used as a basis for moving forward during the bipartisan healthcare summit scheduled for this week.


Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate January 25, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2010

Last Tuesday’s stunning Republican victory in Massachusetts left the future of healthcare reform legislation uncertain, at best.


Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate January 11, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2010

Though both the House and Senate were officially in recess, several notable occurrences took place last week as key players moved ahead on the difficult task of how to reconcile the differences between the two chambers’ healthcare reform plans.


Renewal of bipartisanship in Senate Banking Committee
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2009

Amid the partisan atmosphere of the Senate’s marathon debate on healthcare reform, leaders of the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee last week sought to revive the notion that Democrats and Republicans are working together to craft financial regulatory reform legislation.


Details of House-passed financial regulatory reform legislation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2009

On Friday, the House passed its 1,200 page package of nine bills to reform the U.S. financial regulatory system by a vote of 223-202.