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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
  • USA, Panama, South Korea, Colombia
  • 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


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


Payroll taxpresident's 2013 budgethighway legislationCybersecurity Act of 2012
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

The opening work period of the second session of the 112th Congress concluded last Friday, finishing one of the busier weeks in recent memory


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


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: 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