congressContinuing Resolution, Export-Import Bank, National Flood Insurance Program

The House plans to take up a continuing resolution next week to extend government funding at current levels into November. Majority Leader Hoyer (D-MD) also plans to bring bills to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to the floor.

Senate Hearing on Oversight of the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws

Next Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights will hold a hearing on “Oversight of the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws” during which Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons and Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim will testify. The hearing will focus on the agencies’ recent actions related to the technology sector. The Subcommittee will also hold a hearing on September 24 to examine the impact of recent digital platform mergers.

Secretary of Labor Nominee to Testify

Eugene Scalia, the President’s nominee to be the next Secretary of Labor, will testify before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee next Thursday at 9:00 AM.

Read more in McGuireWoods Consulting’s Emerging Technologies Washington Update.