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CFTC Alert: CFTC Commissioners Confirmed
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2018

On August 28, 2018, the US Senate confirmed Dan M. Berkowitz and Dawn D. Stump to be commissioners of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission


This Week in Congress: July 23, 2018
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2018

The House and Senate convene today at noon and 3 p.m., respectively. The chamber will take up a series of measures to expand and improve access to


The Weekly Hill Update
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2018

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview published each Monday that Congress is in session...


SNAP vs. America’s Harvest Boxes: A Battle to Safeguard Food Security in the United States
  • GrayRobinson PA
  • USA
  • April 12 2018

The current administration in Washington D.C. recently asked Congress to appropriate $30 million to test the "America's Harvest Boxes" program in a


NCGA Week in Review - Mar 23, 2018
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

This week kept the House of Representatives busy with special House Select Committee meetings on Disaster Relief, School Safety, and North Carolina


Senate Ag Committee Considers Three CFTC Commissioner Nominees This Week; Hunter Pierce to be Nominated as SEC Commissioner
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2017

The US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry will hold a hearing on the nominations of Rostin Behnam, Brian D. Quintenz, and Dawn


Acting CFTC Chairman May Soon Be Acting No More
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2017

The confirmation hearing for J. Christopher Giancarlo to serve as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission is scheduled for June 22


Sonny Perdue’s Upcoming Challenges
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 1 2017

As President Trump is reflecting on his first 100 days in office, Sonny Perdue is just getting his feet wet in his new position as Secretary of the


Full Senate Set to Confirm Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

Full Senate Set to Confirm Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary It has been nearly 14 weeks since President Donald Trump


Sonny Perdue Awaits Full Senate Vote
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • April 3 2017

Last week, the Senate Agriculture Committee easily approved Sonny Perdue’s nomination for the position of United States Department of Agriculture