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Michael Barr Confirmed as Federal Reserve Vice Chair for SupervisionExecutive Moves

Michael Barr Confirmed as Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Michael Barr, a law professor and a former Department of Treasury official, to serve as
Senate Bill Seeks to Rescind Obsolete Contracting Requirements to Improve Disaster ResponseIndustry News

Senate Bill Seeks to Rescind Obsolete Contracting Requirements to Improve Disaster Response

The Senate passed a bill that would repeal a provision in a 2006 law that directed the Department of Homeland
$1.5T Omnibus Bill Heads to White House After Full Congressional ApprovalGeneral News

$1.5T Omnibus Bill Heads to White House After Full Congressional Approval

The Senate on Thursday voted 68-31 to pass a $1.5 trillion budget package to fund the federal government through the
Shannon Hines Joins Textron as SVP of Government Affairs & Washington OperationsExecutive Moves

Shannon Hines Joins Textron as SVP of Government Affairs & Washington Operations

Shannon Hines, former staff director for the Senate Appropriations Committee, has been named Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) upcoming senior vice president
Former Senate Staffer Corey Frayer Named SEC Senior Adviser for Crypto OversightExecutive Moves

Former Senate Staffer Corey Frayer Named SEC Senior Adviser for Crypto Oversight

Corey Frayer, formerly a senior professional staff member of the Senate Banking Committee, has joined the Securities and Exchange Commission
Biden OKs $770B National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2022Industry News

Biden OKs $770B National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2022

President Joe Biden on Monday signed into law a $770 billion defense policy bill for fiscal year 2022, which reflects
Senators Want Treasury to Clearly Define ‘Broker’ in Infrastructure Law’s Crypto Tax ProvisionNews

Senators Want Treasury to Clearly Define ‘Broker’ in Infrastructure Law’s Crypto Tax Provision

Six senators have urged Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to issue informal guidance providing the definition of “broker” of cryptocurrency and
Biden Signs Continuing Resolution to Extend Government Funding Through FebruaryIndustry News

Biden Signs Continuing Resolution to Extend Government Funding Through February

President Joe Biden on Friday signed another continuing resolution that would fund the federal government at current spending levels through
Senate Confirms Mara Karlin as DOD Strategy LeadExecutive Moves

Senate Confirms Mara Karlin as DOD Strategy Lead

Mara Elizabeth Karlin, principal deputy assistant secretary for international security affairs at the Defense Department, was confirmed by the Senate
Frank Kendall Wins Senate Approval to Lead Air Force DepartmentExecutive Moves

Frank Kendall Wins Senate Approval to Lead Air Force Department

Frank Kendall, who served as acquisition chief at the Department of Defense from May 2012 to January 2017, has been