“The Wheels of Change – Are they Grinding to a Halt?”

July 30, 2009
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

The wheels of change are grinding to a halt as Congress struggles to pass healthcare reform on the timeline President Obama wanted. We discuss the latest details of the negotiating process and what it could mean for you with leading healthcare industry lobbyists. Then, we talk about the intersection of politics and technology with David Almacy, the former White House Internet Director, who will address how the policy wars of Washington are being fought on new digital battlefields. Ed Bolen, the President and CEO of the National Business Aviation Association, is our guest to talk about the current state of the industry. Finally, straight from this week's headlines, lawyer Michael Guiffre is fighting to prevent the federal government from locating its new $700 million research facility for highly infectious pathogens in a tornado-prone section of Kansas.

Capital Thinking – Squire Patton Boggs

Capital Thinking – Squire Patton Boggs

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Squire Patton Boggs is a full service global law firm, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet. Giving you a voice and supporting your ambitions to achieve successful outcomes. We understand countries, cultures and how business works across the globe and more than 1500 lawyers in 44 offices across 21 countries provide unrivalled access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground. Commercially focused and policy savvy teams will keep you up-to-date on regulatory matters, help you expand your business globally, and connect you in Washington DC, Brussels and beyond. To find out how we can help you, visit squirepattonboggs.com.

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