With less than three weeks left in the first Session of the 118th Congress, this GT Alert provides issue priorities that may see action this month and into the firstContinue Reading What to Watch in Congress: 2023 Year-End and Q1 2024
Government shutdowns present challenges for many Americans. For federal contractors, the potential shutdown on Sept. 30 could be particularly challenging.
While there is no way to know how long this…Continue Reading Government Shutdown Considerations for Government Contractors and Grantees
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 proposed…Continue 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
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
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?
Under traditional U.S. Senate rules, unless every senator agrees otherwise it can take 60 votes to invoke “cloture” and limit further debate. However, the Senate has established several exceptions. In …
Continue Reading Exceptions to the Senate Filibuster Rule: A Look at Senate Votes in 2021