October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

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President Trump Signed Continuing Resolution into Law

The President, today, signed H.R. 6157, a bill making Appropriations for Defense and Labor Health and Human Services & Education with a Continuing Resolution for other government programs not reauthorized by Oct 1st.  The Continuing Resolutions prevents a government shutdown and extends vital programs, such as the EB-5 immigrant investor program, among others until Dec. 7th.

To date, Congress has approved 5 of 12 Appropriations bills.  A 4 bill Mini-bus is in conference and the balance of 3 Appropriations bills await further action.  It is widely believed that additional Congressional action will occur after the upcoming mid-term elections in November.

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Robert Maples, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Government Policy

Robert Y. Maples is experienced in the Washington, D.C. federal, state and public affairs arenas. He has also been an advocate for building pragmatic alliances to resolve major social issues and has pioneered strategies for addressing complex public affairs crises in collaborative versus confrontational contexts. He continues his advocacy of pragmatic alliances in furtherance of client/government collaborations among the Congress and federal agencies, and serves as state counsel on complex client public policy matters. He is experienced in complex problem solving in...