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Trump Administration Proposes 17.9% Cut To HHS Programs, Doubling Of FDA User Fees
The Trump Administration is calling for deep cuts to Department of Health and Human Services funding for FY 2018 along with a $1 billion hike in FDA user fees in its "budget blueprint..."
United States
20 Mar 2017
Regulatory Freeze Notwithstanding, Trump Administration Increases Health Fraud CMPs
The Department of Justice (DOJ) also is making corresponding inflation updates to its CMPs, reflecting a 1.01636 inflation update to the CMP levels in effect since August 1, 2016.
United States
15 Feb 2017
Recent Congressional Health Policy Hearings (May 31, 2016)
Recent Congressional hearings focusing on health policy topics include the following: ...
United States
3 Jun 2016
House Budget Committee Clears FY 2017 Budget Resolution With Medicare, Medicaid Cuts
The House Budget Committee has approved the budget resolution providing instructions to Congressional committees on the federal spending framework for FY 2017.
United States
24 Mar 2016
Committees To Examine Administration's HHS Budget Proposal, Other Health Policy Issues Next Week
On February 9, 2016, President Obama is scheduled to submit his proposed fiscal year 2017 budget to Congress.
United States
8 Feb 2016
Pending Budget Deal Includes Medicare Sequestration Extension, Other Medicare/Medicaid Cuts
Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner and the Obama Administration have reached agreement on a two-year, $80 billion budget/debt-ceiling deal that includes Medicare and Medicaid "offsets" to finance other spending.
United States
28 Oct 2015
Obama Administration Releases FY 2016 Budget Proposal With Medicare/Medicaid Provisions
On February 2, 2015, the Obama Administration released its proposed federal budget for fiscal year (FY) 2016.
United States
4 Feb 2015
FY 2015 Ebola Federal Funding: Congressional Increases And Program Support
This past weekend, the Senate finished work on an omnibus spending bill, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015.
United States
16 Dec 2014
Small Businesses Will Bear A Large Burden Of Proposed EPA Water Rules
The Public Policy & Infrastructure practice continues to monitor the rollout of the "Waters of the United States" ("WOTUS") rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") and Army Corps of Engineers ("Corps").
United States
22 Nov 2014
Show Me The Money: For Water And Transportation Projects, The Question Is Always How To Pay
Two recent important developments in Congress illustrate the opportunities, and limits, in financing infrastructure projects in today’s Washington.
United States
29 May 2014
Department Of Energy: $4 Billion For Renewable Energy
The Department of Energy announced a draft solicitation that could make as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees to help commercialize renewable energy.
United States
7 May 2014
Massachusetts House Budget Would Include Tax Amnesty Program For 2015 Fiscal Year
Monday, the Massachusetts House adopted several tax related amendments to their version of the fiscal year 2015 budget.
United States
1 May 2014
The Passage Of The Bipartisan Budget Act. What It Means And What It Does Not Mean
Just in time for the holiday season: a truce in the ongoing budget battle between Republicans and Democrats.
United States
20 Dec 2013
The Threat Of Government Shutdowns And The 'New Normal'
The clock ticks towards another fiscal deadline while federal agencies and employees face the threat of another government shutdown.
United States
2 Oct 2013
The U.S. Has A New MOU With Securities Regulators In China: Real Change Or Just Déjà Vu?
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s power to obtain documents from U.S. companies and their auditors is a key component of its mandate to protect the marketplace from fraud.
United States
2 Jul 2013
Significant Tax Changes Included In The Administration's Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Proposal
On February 1, 2010, the Obama administration (the "Administration") introduced its budget proposals for the 2011 fiscal year (the "Budget"), and the Treasury Department released its "General Explanations of the Administration's Fiscal Year 2011 Revenue Proposals" (the "Green Book").
United States
5 Mar 2010
100 Days In The Making - Highlights Of Pennsylvania´s 2009-2010 Budget
On Friday night, Oct. 9, Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell signed legislation finalizing the state's budget, which was 100 days overdue.
United States
20 Oct 2009
$59.4 Million In Recovery Act Funding Available For Elementary And Secondary School Construction Projects At Federal Impact Aid Communities
The Reed Smith Public Policy & Infrastructure Practice continues to monitor discussions and developments concerning implementation of the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009," Public Law 111-5, ("ARRA").
United States
9 Sep 2009
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