U.S. Domestic Policy & Politics
Given the diversity of industries in which SCOA group companies operate, a wide variety of US laws, regulations, and other political developments have the potential to impact SCOA’s bottom line. Therefore, the Washington office closely monitors US political and policy happenings ranging from election campaigns to climate and energy initiatives.
The Washington Office regularly releases reports regarding domestic policy and politics on SCOADC.com.
2012 Presidential Election
Presidential elections affect SCOA and this year is no different. With both the Republican and Democrats polarizing on different issues, it is important for our business to closely monitor every campaign. Our location in Washington DC allows us to receive insider information and stay up-to-date on campaign trail developments.
To comment, or if additional information is needed on a particular topic, please do not hesitate to contact the SCOA Washington office. We also encourage SC group company employees to download the latest Washington office publications on US domestic policy and politics, located in our online resource library at:
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December 06, 2013President Obama acknowledges having lived with his uncle
December 06, 2013Obama: Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden would both be 'outstanding presidents'
December 06, 2013Fighting Joe Biden vs. bowing David Cameron— a lesson from two China trips
December 06, 2013An Open Letter to President Barack Obama
The Planetary Society (blog)
December 05, 2013Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela: Inspiration from afar
December 05, 2013Joe Biden challenges China over 'curtailed' freedom of press during visit
December 05, 2013President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
December 05, 2013President Obama Delivers a Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
The White House (blog)
December 05, 2013Barack Obama: Nelson Mandela was a symbol for justice, equality and dignity
December 05, 2013Ask Vice President Biden and Cecilia Muñoz Your Questions About Immigration ...
The White House (blog)
September 14, 2012As Coal Production Declines, Coal Jobs May Not
September 06, 2012Bill Clinton Assertion That Dems Create More Jobs than Repubs: True?
September 04, 2012Obama releases energy platform; More of the same
August 30, 2012Tire Tariff Backdating May Bring Constitutional Battle
August 29, 2012Senate Finance Committee's Legislative Text Released on Tax Extenders Bill (Including Wind PTC)
August 27, 2012New York May Approve Fracking as Early As Sept 4
August 23, 2012DoE Release Study on Assessing Natural Gas Technologies
August 21, 2012Romney Has More Cash On Hand Than Obama
August 17, 2012Rep. Ryan Fiscal Hawk?
August 02, 2012Lawmakers Urge EPA to Reduce Ethanol Requirements
August 01, 2012Mitt Romney Does Not Support Wind Tax Credits
July 31, 2012Fed Will Likely Implement QE3 In September
June 26, 2012Supreme Court Bars Citizens United Reform
April 19, 2012EPA Announces New Fracking Regulations
April 12, 2012South Korean Governing Party Holds onto Power
April 10, 2012Rick Santorum Drops Out
April 05, 2012President Obama's 1996 Moment?
April 04, 2012Chesapeake Report: Utica Shale Shows Potential
April 03, 2012Mitt Romney Likely To Sweep Victory in Today's Primaries
March 26, 2012President Obama Urges China to Pressure North Korea
March 26, 2012DOE Delays Analysis of LNG Exports to US Economy
March 23, 2012Senate Passes Jobs Act, Moves to House
March 23, 2012Senate Passes Stock Act
March 21, 2012Big Day For Mitt Romney
March 19, 2012Stay Informed: House's JOBS Act
March 19, 2012Obama Calls for the End of Oil Subsidies
March 16, 2012EPA: Pa. fracking town's water show no health concern
March 13, 2012Natural Gas Act Amendment Fails to Pass