1. Washington Business Brief -- Pre-April Recess Odds and Ends
  2. Washington Business Brief -- Tax Extenders, Ryan Budget and Healthcare
  3. Washington Business Brief -- No Thaw in D.C.
  4. Washington Business Brief -- A Guest Host
  5. Washington Business Brief -- Bipartisanship Breaks Out in D.C.


  1. NECA 2014 National Legislative Conference | Steve LaTourette Keynote

    NECA welcomes former congressman Steven C. LaTourette (R-OH) as a confirmed keynote speaker on Tuesday, May 6 at 2:15, at the National Legislative Conference, Washington D.C.

  2. Akron Press Club | Steve LaTourette to speak April 22

    Steve LaTourette, a former member of Congress from Ohio who currently is a lobbyist, will speak at the Akron Press Club lunch on Tuesday, April 22. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m. and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for questions.

  3. This Week in Washington -- April 11, 2014

    The Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill intended to close the gender pay gap, fell short of the 60 votes needed to advance in the Senate on Wednesday by a vote of 53 to 44.

  4. This Week in Washington -- April 4, 2014

    With comprehensive tax reform a non-starter this year, all eyes have been on tax extenders. This week, the Senate Finance Committee took the first step, moving forward with an effort to extend some of the 55 expired or expiring provisions in the tax code for businesses and individuals. Earlier this week, Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR), released a chairman’s mark that proposed extending all but 12 of the 56 tax provisions in question.

  5. Former Congressman LaTourette to speak March 31

    Steven C. LaTourette, who served 18 years as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Northeast Ohio, will discuss the current state of affairs in Washington, D.C. and answer your questions at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on March 31 at 7 p.m.

  6. This Week in Washington -- March 28, 2014

    Late Tuesday night, the Obama administration announced it was giving some consumers more time to sign up for health insurance.

  7. This Week in Washington -- March 21, 2014

    In response to the Russian annexation of Crimea, which had previously been part of the Ukraine, President Barack Obama authorized sanctions against a handful of individuals in Russia and involved in the Crimea separatist movement and then on Thursday further expanded those sanctions to include wealthy Russians with ties to the Putin government.

  8. The Salt Lake Tribune | Report: Wilderness bills blocked; Utah’s Bishop singled out

    More than two decades ago, legislation was first introduced to protect Colorado’s Browns Canyon, where the Arkansas River roils out of the Rockies between pink granite walls.

  9. This Week in Washington -- March 14, 2014

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the economy added 175,000 jobs in February, besting economists' expectations of a roughly 150,000 payroll gain. Many had warned of downside risks, given February's bad weather—which hit during the period BLS conducts its employment surveys—and two weak labor-market reports released earlier in the week.

  10. Jennifer LaTourette joins Association of Government Relations Professionals' "Budget & Appropriations" program

    According to the Center for Responsive Politics, federal budget and appropriations lobbying are by far the number one area for which clients engage government relations professionals. In this session, seasoned advocacy experts give you the inside story and strategic perspectives you need to advance your clients' legislative agendas.