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Nota Bene Episode 43: Checking In on Congress at the Start of Q3 with Elizabeth Frazee

July 10, 2019

It’s the start of Q3 of 2019 and we’re looking back on the accomplishments of the 116th Congress during the first six months of the year. Also, Elizabeth Frazee is returning to the show to share her insight on what’s ahead for the U.S. Congress.

Elizabeth Frazee was named a “Top Lobbyist” by The Hill newspaper and has a 30-year career in Washington that encompasses over a decade working in high-level jobs on Capitol Hill, executive experience at leading tech and entertainment companies and years of successful representation of companies, trade associations and non-profits as a policy advocate and political strategist.

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What We Discuss in This Episode:

What has Congress accomplished during the first six months of 2019?

In what areas has Congress acted quickly?

How has Congress addressed the humanitarian crisis happening at the U.S.-Mexico border?

Will trade negotiations be at the forefront of discussions during the G20 Summit?

What will happen with the ban on Huawei and security issues in the U.S.?

Will the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) make its way through Congress before the August Congressional recess?

How should differing bills passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate be dealt with and worked through?

The divide that exists when it comes to the Border Bill and Nancy Pelosi’s efforts in this humanitarian crisis

How can multinationals speak up and make their voices heard regarding today’s issues?

What is Congress’s view on the economy and the impact of technology on the workforce?