Category: Federal Legislation

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Aug2020
A call between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Thursday did nothing to break the ongoing impasse over negotiations for a new coronavirus stimulus, leaving talks stalled as the pandemic continues to take a dire toll on public health and the ... Read More

25

Aug2020
The Trump administration is only providing enough funding for payments that cover 3 weeks at a time, as hopes for additional congressional relief linger. Read more.

17

Jul2020
To fill those jobs, though, Congress will need to do something policymakers have yet to accomplish up to this point: adequately investing in skills so workers can access and succeed in in-demand careers. Read more.

06

Jul2020
Policymakers want a new infrastructure, but they haven’t thought much about giving new people a chance to be part of that rebuilding. Read more.

28

Jun2020
Given underlying changes in the US workforce, immigrants, both documented and undocumented, will become a more crucial source of labor over time. Moreover, many of the DACA recipients are highly educated and possess skills that are in high demand. Read more.

27

Jun2020
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday that will overhaul the government’s hiring practices so that a job applicant’s skills will be given priority over a college degree. Read more.

24

Jun2020
Austin technology companies say President Donald Trump’s temporary suspension of new work visas for a wide variety of jobs will harm their ability to find workers amid an ongoing shortage of tech talent in the United States. Read more.

23

Jun2020
At a time when oil companies are struggling under a volatile energy market, Cornyn is proposing to expand the degree to which companies can deduct drilling costs and other expenses from their tax bill this year, while also reducing the amount of the federal fuel tax companies must ... Read More

19

Jun2020
The current pandemic we are encountering has exemplified what great patriots these recipients are, and the necessity of keeping them protected. Read more.

21

May2020
The Skills Renewal Act creates a flexible $4,000 skills training credit for newly unemployed Americans, will allow workers to access their choice of training programs and gain skills expected to be in high demand in coming years. Read more.

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