Podcast feedhttps://www.bhfs.com/rss/podcast-feeden-us©2019 Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLPThu, 22 Aug 2019 12:19:36 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/rss/podcast-feedhttps://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/a-deep-dive-into-the-usmcaA Deep Dive Into the USMCAThe United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has been signed by each country’s respective leader, but its fate now rests in the hands of legislators. Past difficulty enforcing NAFTA labor standards have left members of Congress wary and cautious. Mark Begich moderates a conversation with Lori Harju, Milan Dalal, and the newest addition to the Brownstein team, former House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce, in which they discuss the trade agreement’s probability of success and shed light on the global impact of it failing.Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/a-discussion-with-ben-folds-musician-and-advocateA Discussion With Ben Folds, Musician and AdvocateBen Folds is known for being a talented musician and songwriter, but he also performs a vital role for the music community as an arts advocate. Ben’s an active member of the Artist Committee of Americans For The Arts, a leading nonprofit arts advocacy organization that Brownstein partners with. In a conversation with Drew Littman, Ben discusses his experience navigating the political arena and talks about how issues important to the arts community can transcend party lines.Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/advocating-for-the-arts-on-capitol-hillAdvocating for the Arts on Capitol HillArts Advocacy Day is a sight to behold: 85 leading national arts organizations and over 450 attendees from 48 different states roam the halls of Congress, meeting with legislators and staff to discuss policy issues affecting the arts community. Brownstein advisor and former Sen. Mark Begich sits down with artists Rita Moreno, Ben Folds and Brian Stokes Mitchell, along with Bob Lynch from Americans for the Arts, to discuss the connection between arts and the economy and the importance of inspiring arts advocacy in the nation’s youth.Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/an-infrastructure-package-can-it-happen-An Infrastructure Package: Can It Happen?Experts have recently made a startling claim: the United States will need to invest more than $4.5 trillion by 2025 to fix its failing infrastructure. Debates over ways to generate revenue , whether to invest in new technology or repair existing systems, and how to achieve infrastructure development without promoting environmental degradation – remain ongoing. Geoff Burr, Greta Joynes and Brian McKeon, in a discussion moderated by Mark Begich, discuss ways the 116th Congress is likely to address infrastructure and the challenges that lie ahead. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/anticipating-president-trump-what-will-the-new-administration-mean-for-business-Anticipating President Trump: What will the new administration mean for business?Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Shareholder Mike King moderated a discussion on the impact of the Trump administration on business. After the 2016 elections brought historic and unanticipated results, the Trump presidency could bring equally dramatic effects, creating seismic impacts in economic, political, legal and social arenas. The panel of Washington law and policy professionals addressed the issues facing taxation, antitrust and competition, securities and financial services, healthcare, transportation and infrastructure and international trade. Speakers included the Brownstein Policy Director Cate McCanless and Strategic Advisor Barry Jackson along with Shareholder Greg Berger.Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/beyond-100-days---brownstein-government-relations-podcast-seriesBeyond 100 Days - Brownstein Government Relations Podcast SeriesIn this episode of our Government Relations Podcast Series, Policy Directors Elizabeth Gore and Elizabeth Maier bring their broad knowledge of congressional issues from both sides of the aisle together for a discussion on what’s ahead after President Trump’s first 100 days in office. Brownstein Strategic Advisor Sen. Mark Begich moderates a discussion that covers the health care bill that just passed the House and Trump's use of ads, as well as budgetary concerns, job creation and infrastructure.Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/blueprint-denverBlueprint DenverDavid Gaspers, principle city planner at City and County of Denver, joins Brownstein Shareholder Caitlin Quander for a discussion about Blueprint Denver, the city’s land use and transportation plan for the next 20 years. Through Denver’s two-year outreach and planning effort, input from thousands of Denverites has resulted in a draft plan. Learn where Denver is working is to target investment and how land use decisions will be made through the lens of social equity.Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-client-conversations-americans-for-the-artsBrownstein Client Conversations: Americans for the ArtsNina Ozlu Tunceli, chief counsel of government and public affairs and executive director of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, and Narric Rome, vice president for government affairs and arts education for Americans for the Arts, join Brownstein Policy Advisor David Reid for a discussion moderated by our own Drew Littman on how they advocate for the arts in Washington. Nina and Narric cover the challenge of sustaining federal funding, the Arts Action Fund, how arts education can fuel the creative industry and why one of their biggest policy partners is the United States Conference of Mayors.Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-client-conversations-credit-union-national-associationBrownstein Client Conversations: Credit Union National AssociationLeah Dempsey, senior director of advocacy and counsel at Credit Union National Association (CUNA), joins Brownstein Shareholder Michael Pryor and Senior Policy Advisor Zach Pfister for a discussion moderated by Brownstein Strategic Advisor Mark Begich on the wave of website accessibility lawsuits hitting the credit union industry. They discuss not only background on the issue, but also the lack of clear standards from the DOJ and advice for any credit unions that have received a demand letter related to this issue.Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-client-conversations-international-hearing-societyBrownstein Client Conversations: International Hearing SocietyAlissa Parady, director of government and chapter affairs for the International Hearing Society, joins Brownstein Policy Director Cate McCanless for a discussion moderated by Brownstein Strategic Advisor Mark Begich about the IHS’ Fit to Serve campaign. As IHS saw more veterans approaching private practices to address hearing loss, its members worked with Brownstein on a grassroots campaign to adjust a policy limitation that complicated the VA’s ability to provide service. Alissa and Cate discuss the initiative, it’s success and the tremendous — and ongoing — drive from IHS members to see the campaign through to the finish line.Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-client-conversations-ovacureBrownstein Client Conversations: OvaCureKristin Parello-Plesner, Strategic Director for OvaCure, joins Brownstein Policy Advisor Araceli Gutierrez for a discussion on how OvaCure is challenging the current paradigms in cancer research. As OvaCure signed its first US-based ovarian cancer research project at the University of Pennsylvania, Brownstein has worked with OvaCure to connect with and establish a strong network of key US stakeholders. Kristin and Araceli discuss how U.S.-Danish relations can attract more innovation to the United States and highlight the importance of social philanthropy and its critical role in funding for ovarian cancer research.Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-2018-midtermsBrownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: 2018 MidtermsPolicy Directors Brian McGuire and Drew Littman discuss the 2018 midterm elections in the House and Senate, including implications from the 2016 presidential election and possible impacts on the Supreme Court. Listen in as former chiefs of staff for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Al Franken come together to give their bipartisan 2018 outlook and predictions. Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-cfiusBrownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: CFIUSBrownstein attorney Travis Norton joins Strategic Advisor Mark Begich to provide an overview on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and how the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), currently moving through Congress, could expand the national security concerns that CFIUS is authorized to review. Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-cfpb-updateBrownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: CFPB UpdateBrownstein policy advisors discuss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), its new arbitration rule, the use of the Congressional Review Act to oppose the new arbitration rule, current litigation pending against the CFPB and the possibility of Director Cordray running for governor of Ohio. John Sonsalla and Travis Norton join Strategic Advisor Sen. Mark Begich for this episode of the Brownstein Government Relations Podcast Series. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-cfpb-update-december-2017Brownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: CFPB Update (December 2017)Brownstein Policy Advisors John Sonsalla and Travis Norton join Strategic Advisor Mark Begich to provide analysis of Richard Cordray’s exit as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the CFPB’s staying power with new leadership from OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and an overview of what’s on the horizon for the CFPB.Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-debt-ceilingBrownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: Debt CeilingPolicy Directors Elizabeth Gore and Elizabeth Maier bring their broad knowledge of congressional issues from both sides of the aisle together for a discussion on the looming debt limit. Brownstein Strategic Advisor Sen. Mark Begich moderates a discussion that covers the timing of a vote on the debt limit as well as the possibility of a continuing resolution and predictions on a government shutdown. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-eers-updateBrownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: EERS UpdateJon Hrobsky and Luke Johnson, co-chairs of Brownstein’s Energy, Environment & Resource Strategies Group, along with recent addition Shareholder Bill McGrath discuss how they use their experience to provide legal and legislative solutions to natural resource and environment issues. They also touch on CEQ and NEPA, as well as their thoughts on what will be the biggest energy and natural resources topics leading up to the end of the year.Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-faa-updateBrownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: FAA UpdateBrownstein policy professionals discuss the FAA reauthorization that expires on September 30, if this bill will get delayed given other legislative priorities, the challenges it could face in the House and Senate, as well as the possibility of air traffic control privatization. Brownstein Policy Director Elizabeth Gore and Policy Advisor Darien Flowers join Strategic Advisor Sen. Mark Begich for this episode of the Brownstein Government Relations Podcast Series.Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-financial-services-update-february-2018-Brownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: Financial Services Update (February 2018)Brownstein attorneys Travis Norton and Milan Dalal join Strategic Advisor Mark Begich to provide their take on Mick Mulvaney, now acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, consent orders from the Cordray regime, the role state attorneys general could play in consumer protection and how regulators and policy makers are reacting to cryptocurrency. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800https://www.bhfs.com/insights/alerts-articles/podcasts/brownstein-government-relations-podcast-series-health-careBrownstein Government Relations Podcast Series: Health CareIn this episode of our D.C. podcast series, Brownstein Strategic Advisor Sen. Mark Begich joins Policy Director Cate McCanless and Of Counsel Peter Goodloe for a post-mortem on the health care bill as well as an in-depth discussion on drug pricing and other health care initiatives Congress and the administration will focus on in the coming months.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700