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Energy Update (January 17)

Congress   Great Lakes Task Force   On Friday (Jan. 8), the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Rickey James and laid out its priorities for the 117th Congress.   The letter urged the Army Corp of Engineers to efficiently utilize the additional $145…
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Trade Update (January 17)

Boeing-Airbus  On Tuesday (Jan. 12), the French Economic Ministry said new U.S. tariffs imposed on aircraft parts and other products over the Boeing-Airbus were “illegitimate under WTO law.”  French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France has asked the European Commission for a compensation fund due to U.S. tariffs.[1]  On Thursday (Jan. 14), Director of…
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Tax Update (January 17)

Congress   Yellen Confirmation   On Tuesday (Jan. 19), the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Janet Yellen for Secretary of Treasury. Some Republican Senators have already said they will support her nomination. If confirmed, Yellen will be the first woman to serve as Treasury Secretary.[1]   Impeachment   On…
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Health Update (January 17)

House Impeaches Trump, Senate Moves Forward on Nominations On Wednesday (Jan. 13), the House voted 232-197 to impeach President Trump for “inciting violence against the government of the United States.” House Republican Conference Chairman Liz Cheney (WY) and nine other House Republicans voted with Democrats for the one article of impeachment. Senate Majority Leader Mitch…
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Energy Update (January 10)

Biden-Harris Transition   This week, President-elect Joe Biden announced the following nominees and appointees:   Merrick Garland, Attorney General Currently serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Gina Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce Currently serves as the Governor of Rhode Island Marty Walsh, Secretary of Labor Currently serves as the Mayor of Boston,…
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Trade Update (January 10)

Biden-Harris Transition This week, President-elect Joe Biden announced the following nominees and appointees:  Gina Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce Currently serves as the Governor of Rhode Island Marty Walsh,Secretary of Labor Currently serves as the Mayor of Boston, MA Merrick Garland,Attorney General Currently serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Don Graves,…
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Tax Update (January 10)

Biden-Harris Transition   This week, President-elect Joe Biden announced the following nominees and appointees:   Gina Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce Currently serves as the Governor of Rhode Island Marty Walsh, Secretary of Labor Currently serves as the Mayor of Boston, MA Merrick Garland, Attorney General Currently serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia…
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Health Update (January 10)

Lawmakers Call on VP to Remove Trump, Threaten Impeachment Following civil unrest this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has indicated she may bring back the chamber to begin formal impeachment proceedings. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has also called for President Trump to be impeached. “If the President does not leave office imminently…
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Tax Update (December 20)

Congress   Appropriations/COVID-19 Stimulus   Friday (Dec. 18) evening, the House and Senate passed a two-day stopgap measure to keep the government open through the weekend.   Lawmakers are still working to finalize a $900 billion COVID-19 relief deal to attach to the FY 2021 $1.4 trillion government funding legislation. Various Members of Congress have…
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