Your brief monthly update on important Internet policy issues OUTLOOK President Biden returned in mid-June from his first major overseas trip to Europe focused on negotiating with Congress on a bipartisan deal for traditional infrastructure investments as part of his two-part economic recovery plan. Some influential support has grown in the Senate (a core bipartisan […]
Your brief monthly update on important Internet policy issues OUTLOOK President Biden seeks to advance the $1.8 trillion American Families Plan both in bipartisan negotiation meetings with members of the House and Senate, and in travels by him and Administration officials around the country reaching out to citizens. They continue the promotion of the Administration’s $2+ trillion […]
Your brief update on important Internet policy issues OUTLOOK The Biden Administration and Congressional Democrats are focused on passing the President’s American Jobs Plan which was announced on March 31, 2021. The $2+ trillion plan seeks to create jobs through multiple initiatives, including the rebuild and modernization of traditional physical transportation infrastructure (e.g., roads, highways, […]
Your brief update on important Internet policy issues OUTLOOK Biden Presidency & 117th Congress Soon after his January 20 inauguration, President Biden focused on taking executive action on a number of priority issues and refining a strategy for gaining swift Congressional approval of his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation (i.e., the “American Rescue Plan”). During […]
Your brief update on Internet policy issues OUTLOOK Biden Presidency & New 117th Congress. The United States transitioned Presidential power from Donald Trump to Joseph Biden on Inauguration Day, January 20, in Washington, DC. Breaking with tradition, President Trump, who was impeached on January 13 by the U.S. House a second time (with 10 Republicans […]
OUTLOOK Presidential Transition. On December 14 the Electoral College formally confirmed that Joseph Biden will be the next President of the United States, giving him a solid electoral majority of 306 votes to ratify his victory in the November election. While its official start was initially delayed, the Biden transition is now fully operational and […]
Your quick update on important Internet policy issues OUTLOOK As of mid-November, a divided United States electorate is absorbing the aftermath of a close Presidential and Congressional election, Senate Republicans’ swift confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice to solidify a conservative majority on the bench, and a surge in the COVID-19 pandemic nationwide. Presidential Election. […]
Your quick update on important Internet policy issues OUTLOOK The Presidential election, now in its final stretch, dominates attention in Washington, along with whether Congress and the White House can reach agreement on an additional COVID-19 relief package before November 3. The Senate does expect to vote before the election on confirming Supreme Court nominee […]
Your quick update on important Internet policy issues. With less than two months until the November 3 Presidential election, Congress is primarily focused on passing bills to avoid a shutdown by continuing to fund the government, and whether and how to provide additional COVID19 economic stimulus relief. Bipartisan negotiations on the COVID19 relief package have […]
Photo by Chris Grafton on Unsplash Your quick public update on important Internet policy issues. In an intense few weeks that have seen the phased reopening procedures across the country alongside national protests about racial injustice and police brutality, Congress has continued to engage with stakeholders on various tech policy issues as the legislative calendar runs down and […]
(photo by Vlad Tchompalov on Unsplash) Your quick public update on important Internet policy issues. Since mid-March, Washington has undergone intense legislative efforts including the enactment of three major COVID-19 economic relief packages. The House passed a fourth relief measure on May 15, but Senate Republicans are opposed to taking up another economic stimulus package too soon before assessing […]
A public update on important Internet policy issues from our Policy Director. For more detailed information, consider joining i2Coalition. OUTLOOK COVID-19 relief efforts accelerated dramatically in Washington this past month by officials in the Trump Administration, the U.S. Congress and state and local governments to support health care providers and help the ill, mitigate the […]
Your update on important Internet policy issues OUTLOOK The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has halted indefinitely Congressional activity on tech sector-related legislation. Congress and the Administration have shifted focus exclusively to responding to the public health, safety, and economic impacts of this unprecedented national emergency. Nationwide, huge swaths of the public and private sector (including schools, […]
Your update on important Internet policy issues for the period from mid-January to mid-February 2020 OUTLOOK Congressional work on tech industry oversight and legislation has ramped up following the completion of the impeachment proceedings in the Senate and the return to legislative business as usual in both chambers of Congress. Section 230/Intermediary Liability. As expected, Congress […]
Your legislative update on important Internet policy issues for the period from mid-December 2019 to mid-January 2020. OUTLOOK In 2020, Congress is taking aim at perceived problems in the tech sphere, and the i2Coalition stands at the ready to ensure that they approach this problem solving in sensible, constructive ways, and that does not place […]
Your update on important Internet policy issues for the period spanning mid-October to mid-November 2019 OUTLOOK The House passed a temporary spending bill to keep the government running until Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown. Last week, the House voted on a number of veteran bills on suspension, and passed H.R. 4863, the United States […]
Your quick update on important Internet policy issues. For more in-depth updates, we welcome you to join the i2Coalition. OUTLOOK The House and Senate started the month of September with two weeks in session. The Senate continued with nominations. Democrats rallied to repeal of the Emergency Designation of the Southern Border instruct the conferees of […]
Your update on important Internet policy issues This is just a brief legislative update for the public on important Internet policy issues. Join the i2Coalition for in-depth updates from our Policy Director available only to members. OUTLOOK The House and Senate returned from recess on September 9. We are therefore now back into the cycle of gearing up […]
This is a brief legislative update for the public on important Internet policy issues. Join the i2Coalition for in-depth updates from our Policy Director available only to members. OUTLOOK The House and Senate will be returning from recess on September 9, after which there will be a number of relevant hearings and dates. In the meantime, see […]
Find out what the House and Senate are up to leading up to the August recess.
This is a brief legislative update for the public. Join the i2Coalition for in-depth updates from our Policy Director available only to members. OUTLOOK The House and Senate are back in session after a two week recess. Staff are returning to town this week, and Members return for official business next week. During the recess, the House […]
We’re anticipating activity on privacy, intermediary liability, Facebook, and other topics impacting the online community in March and April.
A Section 230 Rewrite, Midterm Results, and Human Rights Concerns: November-December 2018 Legislative Update
After midterms, Congress is headed into an abbreviated lame-duck session and a season of more potential reshuffling in the Executive Branch.
With only 11 working days in September, the House will mostly be in and out of session working on a number of bills and issues such as privacy, social media platforms, and trade agreements.
Privacy Movements, Social Media Responsibility, And The New OSTP Director: August 2018 Legislative Update
New privacy legislation and cereal rules in development, tariffs, hearsing on social media responsibility, and more.