PENN HILL GROUP’S WASHINGTON WRAP UP – JANUARY 4, 2018

HOUSE and SENATE On January 3, 2019, the 116th Congress officially convened with Democrats controlling the House and Republicans controlling the Senate. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was elected as Speaker of the House, receiving 220 votes. The Federal government remains in a partial shutdown, with Federal agencies including the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security (DHS), Agriculture […]

PENN HILL GROUP’S WASHINGTON WRAP UP – AUGUST 20, 2018

HOUSE and SENATE The House was in recess this week and will return the week of September 4. The Senate began debate on its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 combined Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bills. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced that the confirmation hearing for U.S. […]