Author Archives: Brody Group

Congress Approves CR averts FY-17 Shutdown

Government agencies will remain operational with funding through December 9th Budget experts expect an FY-17 Omnibus in the December lame duck before target adjournment 3 month CR includes $1.06 trillion in discretionary, $74.096 billion in OCO, and $1 billion for … Continue reading

Export-Import Bank Announces Deal of the Year

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** from EX-IM Bank** Washington, D.C. – Today at its Annual Conference, the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM) recognized one American exporter that, with EXIM’s help, finalized a transaction recognized as the “Deal of the Year.”  The Bank also … Continue reading

FY-14 NDAA Amendments

The following amendments have been reported out of Committee from Chairman Levin and Ranking Inhofe, for consideration during floor time of the fiscal year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act. Below is a list with commentary on potential impact to DoD … Continue reading

Newsletter April 29th, 2013

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The Week Ahead Capitol Hill April 29th, 2013  Both chambers are in recess until Monday, May 6th.  Last week Congress approved H.R. 1765, a bill to end air traffic controller furloughs by giving the FAA flexibility to reprogram $253 million in … Continue reading

Newsletter March 25th 2013

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The Week Ahead Capitol Hill March 25th, 2013 Both chambers are in recess until Monday, April 8th. Last week the Senate was able to narrowly approve its first Budget Resolution in four years before breaking for Easter. Four Senate Democrats … Continue reading

Fiscal Cliff

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The Week Ahead Capitol Hill January 1, 2013  Happy New Year to our clients and friends. As the U.S. technically goes over the cliff,  it appears the framework for a deal has been reached and is being finalized on Capitol Hill. … Continue reading

Newsletter November 26, 2012

The Week Ahead Capitol Hill November 26, 2012  Both chambers return from Thanksgiving on Tuesday with less than three weeks of session to fix the rapidly approaching “fiscal cliff”. Senate floor action on the Defense Authorization bill has slipped another … Continue reading

Newsletter November 12, 2012

The Week Ahead Capitol Hill November 12, 2012  Congress is back in session with both chambers returning Tuesday to a full agenda under the rapidly approaching “fiscal cliff”. A status-quo leadership remains after last weeks historic Presidential election. The outlook … Continue reading

Newsletter November 5th, 2012

The Week Ahead Capitol Hill November 5, 2012  The long road to 270 electoral votes should conclude Tuesday evening. 8 Senate races have moved into the margin of error category and are considered “toss ups”. This historic election will shape policy debate on … Continue reading

Tax Benefits for Manufacturing

The Week Ahead Capitol Hill October 22, 2012  When 113th Congress convenes in January, debate resumes on several proposals to create and maintain tax incentives for the manufacturing sector. Current federal law contains nine provisions or tax incentives for corporations … Continue reading

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