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Washington Weekly Update 10-23-23

Situational Awareness The House and Senate are in session this week. House Republicans continue their internecine battle to elect a Speaker of the House and will conduct a “candidate forum” at 6:30 this evening. The process to elect a Speaker Designate will begin in earnest

Washington Weekly Update 10-16-23

Situational Awareness Both the Senate and the House of Representatives are in session this week. The Senate is scheduled to consider a handful of judicial nominations and the nominee for General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The House is poised to hold

Washington Weekly Update 10-10-23

Situational Awareness Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) ouster as Speaker of the House last week has effectively left the House of Representative paralyzed in making progress on its legislative agenda. Instead of voting to advance several appropriations bills ahead of a mid-November deadline, lawmakers will be focused on

Washington Weekly Update 10-2-23

Situational Awareness On Saturday, Congress averted a government shutdown after Speaker Kevin McCarthy led a successful last-minute effort to pass a short-term spending bill with a significant bipartisan majority. After brief theatrics in both chambers, including the pulling of a House Office fire alarm by

Washington Weekly Update 9-25-23

Situational Awareness Both the House and Senate are in session this week. With only five work days left until government funding expires, leadership in both chambers will focus their efforts on drafting and passing a short-term spending measure to fund the government past September 30.

SafeSport: An obligation for some, and a best practice for all

In passing the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, the U.S. Congress designated the U.S. Center for SafeSport with the authority to respond to reports of sexual misconduct within the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Movements. This legislation designates

Why Private Status Matters in the Case of The Wing

Private status matters! In the latest “Club Industry Brief,” we looked at the The Wing, a club network catered to women, which has seen growing tension in its membership stemming from men using the club. While the club’s mission focuses on females, The Wing was

Data Privacy Compliance

It’s another beautiful day at the club and guess what you just found out? An incident with loss of personal information (PI) has occurred. In the last few years companies such as American Golf, Arcis Golf, Billy Casper Golf, Golf 18 Network and many others