Becker's Spotlight

Filters

Search Perspectives

Show Filters

Area of Focus

Year

Type

Reset Filters

Direct all media inquiries to BPR@beckerlawyers.com

Results

Becker’s Spotlight: Fall Appropriations Outlook

  Fall Appropriations Outlook With the 2020 Fiscal Year beginning October 1st, Congress has less than three weeks to pass legislation to avoid another government shutdown. While Congressional Leadership from both parties have struck an optimistic chord on avoiding a shutdown, it is almost certain that a Continuing Resolution will be required in order to […]

Read More

Becker’s Spotlight: Consumers First Act

  Consumers First Act On Wednesday, the House passed HR 1500, the Consumers First Act, by a 231-191 vote strictly along party lines. The bill is House Democrats most significant effort to date aimed at reversing or mitigating the impact of the substantial changes made by the Trump Administration to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau […]

Read More

Becker’s Spotlight: U.S.- China Trade Dispute

Becker’s Spotlight offers a weekly in-depth analysis of an issue driving the discussion in Washington. This week in the spotlight: dispute over U.S.-China Trade continues, Chinese trade practices are under scrutiny, and the consequences of tariffs could be widespread. Learn what the impact of these issues means for the U.S.

Read More

Becker’s Spotlight: Review of the 116th Congress and a Look Ahead

Becker’s Spotlight offers a weekly in-depth analysis of an issue driving the discussion in Washington. Since the start of 2019, the divided 116th Congress has been able to secure passage and enactment of several bipartisan bills. Learn what bills have passed and stay up to date on priorities still on the horizon.

Read More

Becker’s Spotlight: President Trump’s Fiscal 2020 Budget Proposal

Becker’s Spotlight offers a weekly in-depth analysis of an issue driving the discussion in Washington. This week’s edition focuses on the release of President Trump’s Fiscal 2020 Budget Proposal, which requests $4.7 trillion while proposing large domestic discretionary spending cuts.

Read More