This Week’s Update

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

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House approved the “Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan” (H.R. 6082), the “Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act” (H.R. 4078), and the “Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012” (H.R. 459).

 

  • Senate – The Senate invoked cloture on the motion to proceed to the “Cybersecurity Act of 2012” (S. 3414).

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House will likely consider the “Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fair Tax Code Act of 2012″ (H.R. 6169) and the Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012” (H.R. 8).

 

  • Senate – The Senate will continue consideration of the “Cybersecurity Act of 2012” (S. 3414).

 

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