Build Back Better Deep Dive: Climate-Related Agriculture Provisions Steal the Show

Build Back Better Deep Dive: Climate-Related Agriculture Provisions Steal the Show

Overview:  On October 28, House Democrats unveiled a new draft of H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act. The...
New House Reconciliation Proposal Packs a Punch for Labor Rights Violations, Deflates Education, Leaves Questions on Immigration

New House Reconciliation Proposal Packs a Punch for Labor Rights Violations, Deflates Education, Leaves...

On October 28, 2021, House Democrats released text of the Build Back Better Act (BBB), an updated proposal to enact President Biden’s...
New Laws

Democrats Release Reconciliation Framework, Launch All-Out Effort to Pass Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

President Biden visited House Democrats this morning to announce a new framework agreement for the reconciliation infrastructure bill, while House Democratic leadership...

U.S. to Open to Vaccinated International Travelers November 8

The White House has said that it will relax entry restrictions for vaccinated international travelers on November 8, replacing a complex and...
Congress Sends Debt Limit Increase to President Biden

Congress Sends Debt Limit Increase to President Biden

On Tuesday evening, the House of Representatives passed the increase in the nation’s debt limit that cleared the Senate on Thursday, October...
Clock and Money

Senate Leadership Strikes Debt Ceiling Deal Delaying US Default To December

After weeks of tense negotiations, the U.S. Senate will delay a much-feared national debt default raising the nation’s credit limit (“debt ceiling”)...
Partner Tami Buckner Named to Inaugural Advisory Board at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy

Partner Tami Buckner Named to Inaugural Advisory Board at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public...

Michael Best Strategies Partner Tami Buckner has been named to a new advisory board at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy...
Coronavirus Vaccine

House Reconciliation Bill Includes Massive New OSHA Fines

When the House Education and Labor Committee advanced their contribution to the House Democrats’ $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, the legislation included massive...
Michael Best Strategies Acquires Capitol Consultants

Michael Best Strategies Acquires Capitol Consultants

Major announcement of the latest high-profile move that positions firm for long-term success Michael Best Strategies (Strategies) announced today...

House Democrats Add PRO Act-inspired Penalties to Reconciliation Proposal

On September 8, 2021, House Democrats released a new pitch for stiff new monetary penalties against employers who engage in unfair labor and...