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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of January 17, 2022

The Senate This week, Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will begin debating voting rights legislation in the Senate as Democrats continue to push their legislative agenda. The chamber will begin with the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act after they passed the House, though its prospects in the Senate are […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of January 10, 2022

The Administration President Biden will give his first State of the Union Address on March 1 after accepting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s invitation. Additionally, President Biden is pivoting congressional Democrats’ agenda towards passing voting rights legislation to counteract state legislatures’ recent rollback of ballot access. Democrats are hoping to either convince Republicans to join them […]

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“Opinion: A Legislative Forecast for Florida in 2022,” South Florida Business Journal

An incredible amount of policy passed in the 2021 legislative session. Policy that took years in the making moved quickly through the Florida House and the Florida Senate, in part because of the pandemic. The legislative members were not distracted with the usual Tallahassee traditions of interest groups and their local communities flowing in and […]

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Becker Expands its Lobbying Footprint in California

Providing Representation and Lobbying Services for Federal and State Clients Ft. Lauderdale, FL, January 5, 2022 – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals throughout the US, announced that it has expanded its footprint to Sacramento to provide representation and lobbying services for federal and state clients in California. Becker […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of January 3, 2022

Happy 2022! The Administration and the Senate The Biden Administration hopes to continue progress towards passing the Build Back Better Act (BBB) this year after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) shockingly announced his opposition to the measure in the twilight of 2021. The Administration and Congress will likely either continue negotiations to further scale back the […]

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Becker Launches Interdisciplinary Sea Level Rise Advisory Team to Serve Florida’s Coastal Residents

As one of the first law firms in Florida to address the legal issues stemming from sea level rise, Becker is excited to announce its interdisciplinary Sea Level Rise Advisory Team which includes experienced and knowledgeable lawyers ready to assist our clients in preparing for the future. Our multifaceted team is comprised of specialists at […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of December 20, 2021

The Build Back Better Act Yesterday, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) delivered a fatal blow to the Build Back Better Act (BBB) when he announced he will not vote for it, shocking the White House which was in ongoing negotiations with him. The Act is a budgetary reconciliation bill encompassing many of President Biden’s and Democrats’ […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of December 13, 2021

Finishing 2021’s To-Do List Lawmakers in both houses will vote to raise the debt limit past the 2022 midterms, just as Treasury Secretary Yellen warned the U.S. could breach its current limit and default as soon as this week. Senate Republicans backed a one-time bill to suspend the filibuster’s 60-vote hurdle to fast-track extending the […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of December 6, 2021

The End of Year Push Continues Last week, Congress passed and President Biden signed into law a stopgap measure to fund the Federal Government and avoid a government shutdown through mid-February. The measure funds the government at current levels while new funding legislation is negotiated and finalized, buying Congress more time to finalize that legislation. […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of November 29, 2021

Congress Returns Today to Finish a Busy 2021 The Federal Government faces the threat of another government shutdown this Friday, December 3, when funding will run out. To avert a shutdown, lawmakers will need to pass another temporary stopgap spending measure or a full funding bill. House Appropriations Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) wants to pass another temporary measure […]

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