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October 29, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 10.28

Earlier this week, President Trump and his aides indicated that any deal on a pandemic relief package wouldn’t happen until after the election.  Lawmakers had increasingly predicted no deal between Democrats and the Administration would be finished before November 3rd.

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October 23, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 10.23

Chances for a U.S. COVID-19 relief package passing Congress before the November 3rd election are fading fast as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin continue to negotiate over the details of a nearly $2 trillion aid package.

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October 19, 2020
AN UPDATE FROM NAW GOVERNMENT RELATIONS TEAM - 10.19

This week, the Senate will vote on Republican proposals for a roughly $500 billion COVID-19 relief bill and additional funding to aid small businesses.  A standalone vote on more funds for the Paycheck Protection Program will be held tomorrow

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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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