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The Week in Washington 08/02/2019

This week, the Senate began its August recess after approving the Congressional budget-deal, President Trump abruptly escalated the trade war with China, and the second Democratic Presidential Debate saw appeals to the working class. Senate This week, the Senate passed a bipartisan deal to increase the debt ceiling and federal spending, sending it to President Donald Trump. President Trump supports the plan, which was passed 67-28, with 30 Republicans and […]

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Legislative Update: Airbnb Regulations

As we find ourselves at the height of the summer vacation season, we thought it might be a good time to review the status of some of the new and pending short-term rental regulations, commonly referred to as Airbnb laws, around the country. In March, we reviewed newly enacted legislation, some of which actually went into effect this month. Today, we take a look at some of the latest developments […]

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Legislative Update: Sports Betting

In February, we brought you the latest update on sports betting heading into 2019. Since then, significant progress has been made in a number of states across the country, while others saw their legal sports betting dreams fizzle out with the end of the legislation session. In places like Kentucky and Texas, intially high hopes for progress this session failed to materialize. However, in today’s update, we will share with […]

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DMGS Week in Review – July 28, 2019

Congress has been rushing to tie up any loose legislative ends before going into recess, allowing members to return to their states & districts for the August district work period. The House of Representatives passed legislation raising the debt ceiling and setting the federal budget in a bipartisan deal with President Trump. The bill allows a $324 billion increase in discretionary spending for two years. The deal significantly reduces the […]

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