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By Tony Roda

This article stems from a presentation entitled “Demystifying the Tax Legislative Process,” which Williams & Jensen’s Tony Roda made to the U.S.-based, National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA) in February 2018 at their annual winter meeting in Tempe, Arizona.


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By NCPERS

Williams & Jensen's Tony Roda participates in the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement System (NCPERS) “Mid-Year 2018 State & Federal Legislation Update” webcast.  


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By Tony Roda

Williams & Jensen's Tony Roda discusses the proposal to apply the Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) to certain investment income of state and local pension plans. The article, which appears in the April, 2018 edition of The NAPPA Report, also details the successful effort on behalf of state and local government pension plans to eliminate the UBIT provision from the final version of the 2017 tax reform legislation.  


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By Williams & Jensen

 

Williams & Jensen’s International Government Affairs team announces its schedule of events for 2018. Featured events include:

  1. Poland Business Mission - April 25 - 27: The US-Poland Business Council will lead its 8th mission to Warsaw in the spring. The trip will include a summit on US-Polish economic relations and coincide with a senior-level delegation from the U.S. government.
  2. Czech Republic Business Mission - May 23-24: The American-Central European Business Association will lead its first-ever mission to Prague. The trip will also be paired with the first ever US-Czech Defense Forum.

 

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By Marianne LeVine and Theodoric Meyer

 

IN MEMORIAM: J.D. Williams, a co-founder of the lobbying firm Williams & Jensen and one of Washington's top lobbyists in the 1970s and '80s, died Saturday evening at his ranch in Pearsall, Texas, according to the firm. He was 80. Williams came to Washington after graduating from the University of Oklahoma to work for Sen. Bob Kerr (D-Okla.) and started his own firm in 1969, recruiting Bob Jensen to join him a year later.

 

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By Williams & Jensen

 

Williams & Jensen’s International Government Affairs team announces its schedule of events for 2018. Featured events include:

  1. Lithuania Business Mission - Feb. 28 - Mar. 1: The American-Lithuanian Business Council will lead its 5th Annual Business Mission to Vilnius. The trip will be paired with the 2nd Annual American-Lithuanian Defense Forum.

 

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