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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of June 10, 2019

THE HOUSE The House returns this week with a focus on oversight and appropriations. On Monday afternoon, the House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing titled “Lessons from the Mueller Report: Presidential Obstruction and Other Crimes” featuring John Dean, former White House Counsel to Richard Nixon, and other prosecutors. The House is also expected to […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: June 3, 2019

THE HOUSE The House returns for a short week starting Monday and ending Wednesday as lawmakers begin their push to pass important legislation before the August recess. The first order of business in the House will be passing HR 2157, the long awaited disaster aid bill that will provide $19.2 billion in funding for the […]

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2019 Florida Legislative Session Wrap Up Event Video

Recently, Becker hosted a Session Wrap-Up event featuring a discussion on the hot and not-so-hot issues covered during the recent Florida Legislative Session. Moderated by Becker Shareholders Ellyn S. Bogdanoff and Yolanda Cash Jackson, the event featured special guests Senator Oscar Braynon II, Representative Shevrin Jones, and Representative Chip LaMarca. The conversation explored key issues […]

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“By the Numbers: Lobbyists Bring in Cash,” News Service Florida

As reported by News Service Florida, “During the first quarter of the year, companies, local governments and other clients paid an estimated $37.4 million to lobbying firms for legislative work, according to state numbers.” Becker reported compensation between $500,000 to $999,999, placing the firm in the second highest category by compensation out of thousands of […]

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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 […]

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“Attorneys Joining Governor on Trade Mission to Israel,” Daily Business Review

Attorneys will be part of a group of 90 political, business and academic leaders traveling Saturday to Israel with Gov. Ron DeSantis to spread a message of friendship and economic development. Becker shareholder Ellyn Bogdanoff, a state lawmaker for eight years, is looking for opportunities “to bring unique business to Florida that can flourish here and […]

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Ellyn S. Bogdanoff Appointed by Governor DeSantis as Co-Chair of 2019 Business Development Mission to Israel

Ellyn S. Bogdanoff has been appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to lead the 2019 Business Development Mission to Israel. Ellyn serves as Co-Chair of the initiative, which will take place Saturday, May 25th through Friday, May 31st. Organized in conjunction with Enterprise Florida, Inc., the mission includes more than 90 delegation members and serves to […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: May 20, 2019

  THE HOUSE House Democrats’ oversight efforts continue this week with a number of significant actions expected in addition to votes on other notable legislation. The House Intelligence Committee is expected to vote this week on the public release of transcripts from former Trump attorney Michael Cohen as well as possible “enforcement action” against Attorney […]

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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.

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