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US Executive Branch Update – July 16, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 7:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT participates in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Virtual Retreat, where Leaders will discuss ending the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting the global economic recovery | South Court Auditorium… Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of June 14, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches during the previous week. In this issue, we cover: Labor Department’s Spring 2021 Regulatory Agenda Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates Senate HELP Republican Leaders Press for a Hearing on the President’s Budget Proposal House Education & Labor Subcommittee … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of May 3, 2021

In a surprising announcement last week, the United States (US) reversed course on its position towards the COVID-10 TRIPS Agreement waiver negotiations, saying it would negotiate a waiver at the World Trade Organization (WTO).  US Republican lawmakers and the pharmaceutical industry pushed back on the decision, warning it would allow the People’s Republic of China … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – April 12, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:00 a.m. EDT – The President receives the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office 12:00 p.m. EDT – The President briefly joins the virtual CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience; National … Continue Reading

The American Jobs Plan Spotlights Infrastructure – Could This Mean Transformational Changes for Transportation?

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 31, President Joe Biden outlined his vision to reimagine and rebuild a new economy. Focused on The American Jobs Plan as a US$2.25 trillion investment in the US that “will create millions of good jobs, rebuild our country’s infrastructure and position the US to out-compete China,” he outlined to the … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of March 22, 2021

Officials from the United States (US) reached out to European officials this week, discussing mutual concerns and priorities.  The European Union (EU) continues struggle with resolving its vaccine distribution challenges, extending its vaccine export restrictions until June.  This week, the US and European partners jointly imposed sanctions against officials from the People’s Republic of China … Continue Reading
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