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H.R. 1319, The American Rescue Plan Act By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Mar 8, 2021 About a 5 minute read - 8 links

A briefing providing background on the status of the COVID relief legislation and a summary of the American Rescue Plan Act.

This Week in Congress - March 8 By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Mar 8, 2021 About a 5 minute read - 21 links

A weekly rundown of what's happening in Congress for the week ahead, relevant news clips, and the legislative schedule for the week.

President Biden's American Rescue Plan By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Mar 8, 2021 About a 14 minute read - 11 links

A briefing summarizing President Biden's American Rescue Plan and providing links to additional information and analysis.

Securing the Capitol Complex By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Mar 5, 2021 About a 10 minute read - 48 links

A briefing providing background on the review of security failures during the January 6th insurrection, an overview of the history of security on the Capitol grounds, and a discussion of Congress’s response to the riots and relevant legislation.

'Forever Chemicals': Background and Policy Issues By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Mar 5, 2021 About a 15 minute read - 76 links

A briefing providing background information on PFASs, an outline of policy responses to regulate the substances, and an overview of government perspectives and relevant legislation.

COVID Relief for Rural America By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Mar 5, 2021 About a 8 minute read - 25 links

A briefing providing background information on COVID’s impact on rural regions and an overview of related provisions in the COVID relief bills and current proposal.

Consumer Data Privacy Law: Background and Issues By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Policy Analyst Mar 5, 2021 About a 10 minute read - 37 links

A briefing on federal privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act, the EU’s privacy regulatory system, and relevant legislation, including: S. 4626, the SAFE DATA Act; S.3456, the Consumer Data and Privacy and Security Act; H.R. 4978, the Online Privacy Act; S. 3300, the Data Protection Act; S. 2968, the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act.

Antitrust Law and Big Tech By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Mar 3, 2021 About a 20 minute read - 63 links

A briefing on U.S. antitrust law, the ongoing enforcement investigations of the "Big Four," and the the House Judiciary Committee's report on monopolization online, as well as a summary of relevant legislation.

Climate Change and Wall Street: Background and Issues By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Mar 3, 2021 About a 11 minute read - 49 links

A briefing providing background information on climate change and financial risks, a discussion of policy issues, and an outline of government perspectives and relevant legislation.

Minimum Wage: Background and Perspectives By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Mar 3, 2021 About a 11 minute read - 60 links

A briefing that provides background information on federal and state minimum wage standards, a discussion of perspectives on raising the federal minimum, and relevant legislation.