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Senate Reaches Compromise on Rescue Package

After much negotiation, the United States Senate has reached agreement on a bipartisan coronavirus stimulus bill that is designed to provide substantial, immediate relief to American families and businesses that have been victimized by the coronavirus pandemic. Links to what we understand to be the final text of the legislation proposed by the Senate are below. We will forward a Senate summary of the legislation when it is made available. The Senate is expected to begin consideration of this bill today and a final vote on the bill is expected soon. If approved by the Senate, the bill will be sent over to the House where we anticipate it will be addressed on an expedited basis. 

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Division B – Emergency Appropriations

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Curtis R. Hearn Securities Attorney Jones Walker Law Firm

Curt Hearn is the practice group leader of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group. He handles mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, as well as capital raising transactions for a variety of publicly traded and privately held companies. Mr. Hearn represents private equity and venture capital firms, and focuses his practice on companies in the energy, energy service, healthcare, transportation, logistics, and manufacturing sectors. 

Mr. Hearn has more than twenty years of experience representing large bank holding companies in Louisiana....

R.Christian Johnsen, Jones Walker Law Firm, Government Relations Attorney

A partner in the firm's Government Relations Practice Group and a member of its board of directors, Chris Johnsen received his Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia in 1982, and his juris doctor degree, cum laude, from Tulane University Law School in 1985. He was admitted to practice in Louisiana later that year, and has worked continuously with Jones Walker since completing his law degree.

Since opening the firm's Washington, D.C. office in 1990 and being admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in 1991, Mr. Johnsen has built a strong team of government relations professionals who represent clients in the maritime, energy, and defense industries; numerous institutions of higher learning; and several state and local government entities.