This Week’s Update

This week’s Washington Update covers: taxes; financial services; energy and environment; and defense. .

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House approved three measures designed to help small business capital formation, the “Small Company Capital Formation Act of 2011” (H.R. 1070), the “Access to Capital for Job Creators Act” (H.R. 2940) and a bill to “amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration” (H.R. 1965). The House also began consideration of the “Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011” (H.R. 2838).


  • Senate – The Senate approved the appropriations bill for Agriculture; Commerce, Justice and Science; and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (H.R. 2112).

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is not in session next week.


  • Senate – The Senate will consider the “3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act” (H.R. 674). 


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