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October 16, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 10.16

As of today, there is still no agreement over a next round of COVID-19 relief funding.  House Speaker Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin continue to talk as they attempt to bridge the gap between the Democrat’s $2.2 trillion proposal a

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October 08, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 10.8

Speaking at a press conference this morning, House Speaker Pelosi said she told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that they will not do the stand-alone bill on airlines without a guarantee that other stimulus items are going to be addressed. 

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October 02, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 10.2

COVID-19 relief negotiations remain stalled after the House yesterday passed a Democrat-only $2.2 trillion package that did nothing to bridge the gap with Republicans.  The vote, which garnered no GOP support, followed the most concerted talk

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October 01, 2020
You CAN See the Forester, For the Trees

I’ve always been a forester at heart. My lifelong love of the outdoors blossomed as a child and only grew as I did. So when I gravitated toward majoring in forestry at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas, I can’t say anyone was surprised—least of all my beloved aunt.

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October 01, 2020
What I’ve Learned in 10 Years

The year 2020 marks Affinity HR Group’s 10-year anniversary. As we prepare to celebrate the occasion, my team asked me to compile the top 10 things I’ve learned over that time. Surprisingly, this exercise was not easy. Here’s what I came up with:

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September 28, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 9.28

It is increasingly unlikely that Congress will/can pass another round of COVID relief before they leave Washington later this week for the elections, and the possibility of another bill passing in the remaining weeks of October before the November election is almost equally unlikely.

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September 24, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 9.24

Stopgap funding legislation to avert a government shutdown is currently waiting on action in the Senate.  The continuing resolution (CR), which would keep the government funded through December 11th, easily passed the House on Tuesday

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