This Week’s Update

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

This Week in Congress

  • House – House – The House approved two bills regarding federal regulations, the “Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011” (H.R. 527) and the “Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011” (H.R. 3010). The House also approved the “Workplace Democracy and Fairness Act” (H.R. 3094) and a measure to end taxpayer financing of presidential elections (H.R. 3463).

 

  • Senate – The Senate approved the “Department of Defense Authorization Act” (S. 1867).

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is scheduled to consider the “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011” (H.R. 10) and the “Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011” (H.R. 1633).

 

  • Senate – The Senate will consider judicial nominees on Monday. The schedule for the remainder of the week is uncertain.

 

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