Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
With House Democrats poised to take control of the chamber in early January, leadership choices for the House and Senate have been finalized by the respective Democratic and Republican Caucuses—except for the final floor vote for House Speaker on January 3, 2019. The Senate will once again see Mitch McConnell as Majority Leader, and Nancy Pelosi is the odds-on favorite to win a second...
On November 19, CLPHA hosted a member call to receive feedback regarding comments on the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed rule, “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds.” “Public Charge” is a term used by U.S.
A new bill from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) that includes an array of tax provisions could put Housing Credit legislation back in play during the lame duck session of Congress. The “Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018,” would renew some expired tax provisions, make technical corrections to the recent tax cut legislation, provide incentives for...
While the federal House and Senate races were the big story of Tuesday’s midterm elections, voters across the country considered critical state and local ballot issues as well, including eight states that dealt with the construction of affordable housing or expanding protections for renters.
By now you know the House Democrats have regained the majority for the first time since 2010. CLPHA’s early mid-term election analysis takes a quick look at the committee makeup of the first session of the 116th Congress beginning January 3, 2019.