Federal Issues Update

AFSCME Legislative Weekly Report

November 21, 2016

Headlines include:

  • House and Senate Leadership Elections
  • House Leadership Backs Plan to Put Federal Spending on Auto-Pilot Until April
  • Obamacare, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP and Student Loans Face Serious Risks
  • TPP Has Stalled – For Now
  • House Passes Legislation Targeting Obama Administration Regulations
  • Legal and Congressional Challenges to New Overtime Rule
  • Court Ruling a Blow to Transparency in Union Organizing Campaigns

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