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October 13, 2014

Tax Policy Update

NUMBER OF THE WEEK: 53. George Clooney's age -- can you believe that? More importantly, it's the percentage of Americans who disapprove of the job President Obama is doing according to the latest Gallup poll. With 21 days left until the midterm elections, Obama's low approval rating continues to be a liability for Democrats in competitive races across the country. All eyes are on the Senate races in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Alaska. Democrats must eke out a victory in at least one of these states in order to maintain control of the Senate. \r\n
October 06, 2014

McGuireWoods Romania Director Speaks on the Future of Energy Consumption

Bucharest, Romania - Public Affairs Director Danut Nicolae spoke on important energy issues at a conference organized by \"The Diplomat,\" a respected Romanian business magazine with international reach. The event focused on the continuous decline in energy consumption and its impact on local market and consumers. Danut spoke about different approaches to this trend, as well as national policies and guidelines for the Romanian energy sector in the present global context.
October 06, 2014

NC Politics in the News - October 6, 2014

Your weekly North Carolina political news bulletin.
October 06, 2014

Tax Policy Update

Number of the Week: 10. The percentage points by which Republican Senator Pat Roberts (KS) trails his opponent, Independent Greg Orman (38 to 48), according to a recent NBC/Marist poll. If Roberts loses in Kansas, the GOP would need to pick up seven seats elsewhere to gain control of the Senate. \r\n
October 06, 2014

Washington Healthcare Update

This Week: CMS Open Payments Data Shows U.S. Physicians Paid $3.5 Billion by Drug and Device Companies in 2013... GAO Issues Legal Brief Affirming Congress to Include Insurer User Fees in FY 2015 HHS Budget... Indiana Governor Sends Letter to President Asking to Discuss Alternative Medicaid Expansion Proposal, HIP 2.0
September 29, 2014

NC Politics in the News - September 29, 2014

Your weekly North Carolina political news bulletin.
September 29, 2014

Washington Healthcare Update

This Week: HHS issues report on insurer participation in ACA Exchanges for 2015... Hospital uncompensated care costs reduced $5.7 billion... OIG report examines ACA security measures
September 29, 2014

Tax Policy Update

NUMBER OF THE WEEK: 3. The number of major election forecasting models predicting an increased likelihood that Republicans will win the six Senate seats needed to secure a majority in the chamber, according to the Washington Post.
September 23, 2014

Tax Policy Update

NUMBER OF THE WEEK: 427. The number of news hits retrieved in a Google search of the phrase \"our broken tax code,\" in the wake of the Treasury Department's announcement yesterday of new rules to deter U.S. companies from reincorporating in lower-tax countries. Read more on the inversion drama in the Regulatory World section.
September 22, 2014

NC Politics in the News - September 22, 2014

Your weekly North Carolina political news bulletin.
September 22, 2014

Washington Healthcare Update

This Week: CMS outlines option for hospitals to settle backlogged Medicare claim appeals... Energy and Commerce examines antibiotic resistance measures... Senate Finance explores Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) reauthorization
September 15, 2014

Washington Healthcare Update

This Week: House Passes Legislation to Postpone 2014 Enforcement of Medicare Supervision Requirement for Outpatient Therapeutic Services... HHS awards $60 Million in Grants for Navigators in Federal and State Partnership Exchanges... CMS Delays Implementation of Dialysis Facility Compare Star Rating System
September 15, 2014

Tax Policy Update

NUMBER OF THE WEEK: 31. The number of developed countries that have a better \r\ntax code than the U.S., according to a report released this morning by the Tax \r\nFoundation, ranking members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and \r\nDevelopment (OECD) on a variety of tax issues. The United States' poor showing \r\nis attributed to its 39.1 percent corporate tax rate -- the highest in the \r\ndeveloped world -- and "its poorly structured property, individual, and capital \r\ngains and dividends taxes," the report said. Which country ranked the highest? \r\nKeep reading.
September 15, 2014

NC Politics in the News - September 15, 2014

Your weekly North Carolina political news bulletin.
September 08, 2014

Washington Healthcare Update

This Week: CMS issues final roll on ACA re-enrollment process... SHOP small business exchange early access will launch in five states... Pennsylvania \"private option\" Medicaid expansion waiver granted \r\n
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