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 the “National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013” (H.R. 4310), the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012” (H.R. 4970), and a bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (H.R. 5470). The House also approved a Democratic motion to instruct conferees for the “Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012” (H.R. 4348).


  • Senate – The Senate approved the “Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act” (H.R. 2072) and confirmed Jeremy C. Stein and Jerome H. Powell to be Members of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House will be in recess until May 30, 2012.


  • Senate – The Senate will consider FDA user fees legislation (S. 3187).



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