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 – January 8, 2018

A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group.    HOUSE and SENATE Congressional leaders met with Trump Administration officials in an effort to work toward a budget deal, during which they discussed Federal spending levels, immigration and border security. There were no public announcements of any specific agreements following […]

Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap Up – November 27, 2017

A quick look back at the news from last week. Compiled by Penn Hill Group.  HOUSE and SENATE Five Ranking Members of House Committees sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Secretary Eric Hargan regarding HHS’s Request for Information entitled, “Removing Barriers for Religious and Faith-Based Organizations to Participate in […]