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COVID-19 Client Resources

CHCG is gathering the necessary resources and tools to help our clients navigate these uncertain times. We will update this page as more information becomes available. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at info@capitolhillcg.com or (202) 488-0101. To view the Senate Small Business Committee Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses,…
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A Message from CHCG on Coronavirus

The spread of COVID-19 has created unique global challenges with large scale impacts across industries, businesses, and government agencies. In accordance with federal guidelines, Capitol Hill Consulting Group has taken several measures to enhance the safety and health of employees and clients. All CHCG staff have been instructed to telework until further notice to minimize…
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Energy Update (March 23)

Oil Prices & Industry   Russia and Saudi Arabia show no signs of stopping their price war that continues roiling global energy markets. The price per barrel will likely drop below $20, and Moscow has spent years building reserves for this type of crisis. In addition to the standoff, COVID-19 has had enormous effect on…
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Trade Update (March 23)

No Tariff Relief for China   As the coronavirus continues to halt the global economy, President Trump indicated on Wednesday (Mar. 18) that he has no plans to suspend tariffs on more than $350 billion of Chinese goods.    More than 160 companies sent the president a letter to “provide tariff relief as one of…
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Health Update (March 23)

Coronavirus   Earlier this week, President Trump signed HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, (Phase II of efforts to combat the Coronavirus), into law.   A link to a section-by-section summary of HR 6201 can be found here.     Stage 3 Stimulus Plan   Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) introduced the Coronavirus…
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Tax Update (March 23)

Senate Begins Work on “Phase 3” of COVID-19 Economic Stimulus   On Thursday (Mar. 19), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) released the text of the Senate’s recommended tax policies for ‘Phase 3’ of the coronavirus economic impact congressional response. Highlights of the package include: recovery checks of up to $1,200 for qualified taxpayers;…
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Trade Update (March 17)

Washington State Lawmakers Repeal Boeing Tax Break   On Thursday (Mar. 12), the Washington State Senate approved a bill eliminating a tax break for Boeing that has been ruled illegal by the World Trade Organization (WTO), stemming from the Boeing-Airbus dispute. Governor Jay Inslee (D) is expected to sign the legislation.   “Today’s repeal by…
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Energy Update (March 16)

Oil Crash   Oil prices plunged this week due to the fall-out between Saudi Arabia, Russia, and OPEC. The lack of an agreement plus the shock of the coronavirus epidemic has squeezed the oil industry, who currently have fewer tools to help recover than they have had in the past.   The U.S. Energy Information…
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Health Update (March 16)

As the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the Coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic, lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain in Washington in an attempt to secure a large emergency bill that would include provisions such as guaranteed food access, affordable testing, and paid time off for those impacted by the virus. As of early…
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Energy Update (March 1)

Bipartisan Senate Energy Package Released   On Thursday (Feb. 27), Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) released their energy bill that repackages multiple existing proposals on issues including energy efficiency, carbon capture, nuclear, and energy storage.   “What we have focused on is a recognition that the technology and the innovation that drives…
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