1. Washington Business Brief -- Congress Acts before August Recess
  2. Washington Business Brief -- New Developments in Healthcare and Immigration
  3. Washington Business Brief -- Cleveland and the Highway Trust Fund Have a Good Week
  4. Washington Business Brief -- Big News for Cleveland!
  5. Washington Business Brief -- The Establishment Strikes Back


  1. This Week in Washington -- August 22, 2014

    Some House Republicans—hopeful their party will take over the Senate majority—are now privately hedging on whether they should go along in September with passage of a continuing resolution (CR) that would expire in December, rather than some later date in 2015. If pushed into next year, the GOP then might control both chambers and Democrats would have less leverage in passing a new budget bill.

  2. This Week in Washington -- August 15, 2014

    Newly elected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) released a memo to House Republicans last Friday titled “Initial September Outlook” .

  3. This Week in Washington -- August 8, 2014

    With Congress unable to come up with a plan to deal with the crisis on the Mexico border before the August recess, President Obama is now acting unilaterally to deal with it.

  4. POLITICO Magazine | The Grifting Wing vs. The Governing Wing

    Vocabulary.com defines a grifter as: A grifter is a con artist—someone who swindles people out of money through fraud. If there’s one type of person you don’t want to trust, it’s a grifter: Someone who cheats someone out of money.

  5. This Week in Washington -- August 1, 2014

    What was once considered must pass legislation - to deal with the crisis on the border with Mexico - is now in disarray in both chambers. In the House, Republican leaders are hoping to take a second whack at passing an emergency border-funding package, after they suddenly backed off a planned vote Thursday afternoon amid discontent within their own ranks.

  6. Breaking News on Highway Trust Fund

    This week, the Senate easily passed a patch to the soon to be broke Highway Trust Fund. The Senate’s actions, however, don’t end the Highway Drama because the chamber made two critical changes to the legislation passed by the House.

  7. This Week in Washington -- July 25, 2014

    A House Republican working group, headed by Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX), laid out a series of recommendations for legislation to deal with the current crisis on our southern border.

  8. News Leader | Work on Boston Heights tunnel project to run through 2015

    Boston Heights -- Visitors to Summit Metro Parks bike and hike trail in Boston Heights will be treated to a bit more than the typical flora, fauna and woodland creatures along the popular nature trail.

  9. Alliance of Merger & Acquisitions Advisors' (AM&AA) Summer Conference

    This summer, companies will have the opportunity to pitch their deals in front of a panel of judges. The panel, made up of those with cash to potentially invest, will provide feedback on the pitches. Sound like an episode of ABC's Shark Tank? It's not.

  10. This Week in Washington -- July 18, 2014

    Last week, President Obama asked for $3.7 billion to deal with the current border crisis. This week, House Republicans made it clear that they were not going to give the president what he asked for, and were readying their own plan for how to deal with the current situation.