Can Congress Band Together?

Welcome back to Washington, DC the town which continues to provide as much drama as Hollywood but without the glitz and glamour.  The weather remains mild, but the heat is on for the Biden Administration and Congress to come to an agreement on a supplemental funding package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan.  As per the […]

What Happened, What You Missed: November 27-December 1, 2023


Biden Invokes DPA to Address Drug Shortages On Monday, President Joe Biden invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) during an inaugural meeting of the Council on Supply Chain Resilience to ease drug shortages.  The announcement comes amid shortages of penicillin, Adderall, and certain cancer drugs that have affected doctors and patients across the nation.  The […]

AI is Taking Over the Capital

In the ever-evolving landscape of technological advancement, the discourse surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) regulation has quickly emerged as the focal point of the global conversation. The unprecedented summit between President Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping added a new chapter to this narrative, igniting discussions that transcend borders and underscore the critical importance of shaping […]

Navigating the Capitol: A Look Ahead at Congress’s December Agenda


Good morning and welcome from Washington, DC where Members of Congress return to work this week to face a few weeks of varying agendas depending on whether they sit in the Senate or the House. We hope our readers enjoyed a restful week and are back energized and ready to go!  Your author was able […]

Heating Up the Debate: The Latest on Medicare Advantage Plans from Washington, D.C.


Greetings from Washington,   While temperatures are dropping here in D.C., the Administration and some members of Congress are doing their best to heat it right back up by putting Medicare Advantage (MA) plans on blast. However, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) must’ve thought those changes weren’t enough as they thoroughly fanned the flames during […]

What Happened, What You Missed: November 13-17, 2023


Congress Averts Shutdown with “Laddered” CR  Congress averted a government shutdown days ahead of a November 17 deadline through enactment of a 2-part “laddered” CR this week.  Originally conceived by the House Freedom Caucus and introduced by Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA), the laddered CR addresses House Republicans’ concerns of voting for another large omnibus funding […]

Washington’s Dichotomy: Honoring Veterans Amidst Government Funding Gridlock


Good morning from Washington, DC where we continue to simultaneously inspire and disappoint. This past weekend we honored our nation’s veterans.  Chamber Hill Strategies would like to thank all of those currently serving, as well as all of those who served.  We salute you! We are just a few days away from running out of […]

What Happened, What You Missed: November 6-10, 2023


FDA Approves New Weight Loss Drug from Eli Lilly  On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Eli Lilly’s diabetes drug tirzepatide for chronic weight management as public health undergoes a revolution in the treatment of weight loss.  Also known by its commercial name, Zepbound, the drug will be available to adults who are […]