On July 25, 2023, the Senate voted 91 to 6 to approve the Outbound Investment Transparency Act as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act. The legislation was proposedContinue Reading Congress and the White House May Restrict U.S. Investments in Certain Chinese Industries
With Congress at the halfway point in its 2023 session it is a good time to review major initiatives that may pass before the end of the year. Here is…Continue Reading Assessing the 2023 Congressional Agenda
On Jan. 26, 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) solicited public input to inform two new Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) programs creating standards and labeling for construction materials that have…Continue Reading Inflation Reduction Act: EPA Invites Stakeholder Input on Grant/Technical Assistance Programs for Lower-Embodied Carbon Construction Materials, Standards
The split party control in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will require bipartisanship to produce successful legislation over the next two years. While negotiations surrounding high-profile issues like…Continue Reading 10 Issues to Watch in the New Congress
While the ballots cast in the 2022 Midterm Election are still being counted, it appears that Republicans will assume a slim majority in the House and there will be a…Continue Reading 2022 U.S. Election Implications
As Congress returns to session next week following the midterm elections, it will attempt to pass an enormous amount of pending legislation with only four to six weeks of session…Continue Reading A Packed Lame Duck Agenda Awaits Congress
House Stablecoin Legislation
In late July the House Financial Services Committee made tentative plans to consider legislation to regulate stablecoins and require the Federal Reserve to study development of a…
Continue Reading Will Cryptocurrency Legislation Gain Momentum in September?
This GT Alert outlines how the Inflation Reduction Act, which the House passed Aug. 12 and now heads to the president’s desk, would apply to the renewable energy industry.
When Congress returns this week, it will have a lengthy agenda waiting. The U.S. House of Representatives is only scheduled to be in session for six more weeks prior to…
Continue Reading What Else Will Congress Do in 2022?
Congress has been working for several months on “China competitiveness” legislation, which may turn out to be the most far-reaching legislation of 2022. On February 17th, the House-passed “America COMPETES…
Continue Reading Will Congress Find Compromise on China Competitiveness Legislation? Sixteen Top Issues for the House-Senate Conference Committee