Tag Archives: Bipartisan

Chairman, Behnam talk interest rate benchmarks at Bipartisan Policy Center

By Anne Sherry, J.D.With LIBOR’s end date in sight, panelists gathered at the Bipartisan Policy Center to discuss topics relating to a transition to the alternative benchmark rate SOFR. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton answered questions from CNBC’s John Harwood about … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Support Keeps Energy Title Programs In Farm Bill

By Lynn L. Bergeson On May 17, 2018, a proposed amendment to repeal the Farm Bill’s energy title programs was defeated in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 75-340. These title programs provide grants and loan guarantees to … Continue reading

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Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act – A Bipartisan Bill

On February 15, 2018, representatives Eric Swalwell (CA-15), John Shimkus (IL-15), Scott Peters (CA-52), Erik Paulson (MN-03), and Juan Vargas (CA-51), introduced the Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act (H.R. 5062)(“Bill”) to “provide a study by the National Academy of Medicine on the … Continue reading

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TRUMP’S TRYING TO BE BIPARTISAN, but if he wants to flush his presidency, the surest way to do it is…

TRUMP’S TRYING TO BE BIPARTISAN, but if he wants to flush his presidency, the surest way to do it is to separate from his base on the gun issue. Like Schumer suckering Marco Rubio into joining a lethal “bipartisan” immigration … Continue reading

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Analysis of Medicare, Medicaid, and Other Health Policy Provisions in Bipartisan Budget Act

The newly-enacted Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 includes numerous Medicare, Medicaid, and other policy and payment provisions impacting health providers and manufacturers. Of particular note, the new law:  increases Medicaid rebate obligations with respect to line extension drugs; changes manufacturer … Continue reading

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