ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress is back for less than a month and has a few key priorities, according to Bloomberg BNA's fall 2016 edition of Hill Watch, its semi-annual, in-depth look into the Capitol Hill legislative calendar. Hill Watch is published by Bloomberg BNA's Daily Report for Executives™, which offers in-depth coverage of leading legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments from the nation's capital, the states, and around the world. To access a complimentary copy of the complete fall 2016 Hill Watch report, visit http://on.bna.com/VBR9303YxV9.
"Keeping the federal government operating to stave off a shutdown in this presidential election year is job number one for Congress this month," said Heather Rothman, news director, Bloomberg BNA. "As the threat posed by Zika escalates, members are under increasing pressure to provide additional funds to combat the virus. The must-pass continuing resolution is now seen as the vehicle for the House and the Senate to approve the funding that President Obama requested this past spring."
Hill Watch is filled with an analysis and outlook of bills on a wide range of issues in front of both houses of Congress. Legislation affecting agriculture, campaign finance, communications, energy and environment, financial institutions, health care, immigration, intellectual property, international trade, labor and employment, privacy and cybersecurity, securities, taxation and transportation — among other issues — are covered in the 2016 Fall Hill Watch.
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