News & Events

January 5, 2018

Happy New Year! 2018 is off to a frozen start on most of the Eastern Seaboard, but we at Eris are not deterred, as long as the electricity stays on. CFIUS thwarts MoneyGram, Ant Financial merger agreement — Citing their inability to obtain clearance from the...

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December 22, 2017

This will be the last issue of The Golden Apple in 2017. We wish you and your families a merry Christmas, and the happiest of new years. See you in 2018. Let the technical corrections begin — The House and Senate voted along party lines on Tuesday...

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December 17, 2017

Conference Committee reports tax bill — Late Friday, the conference committee on H.R. 1 released the text of a compromise bill for action by the House and Senate this week. As expected, the bill would cap the corporate tax rate at 21 percent, individual rates...

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December 8, 2017

Senate Banking Committee approves reform bill — At the end of a markup that went into the evening, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs voted 16-7 on Tuesday to approve S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. Among...

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December 1, 2017

Did you feel that? Some of us got a jolt that was more than metaphorical late Thursday afternoon. A 4.1-magnitude earthquake hit Dover, Delaware, just before 5:00 p.m., and people felt it as far north as Maine. Earlier generations might have seen an event like...

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November 17, 2017

Counting down — With the House and Senate gone for the Thanksgiving holiday, 12 voting days remain in this legislative session. Tax plan passes House, moves through Senate Finance — The House of Representatives voted 225-207 on Thursday to approve H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs...

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