Category: Blog

BGR Views: Meet Syd Terry

BGR welcomes our newest team member Syd Terry and he discuses BGR’s Quarterly Outlook and projections for the next few weeks and months in Congress.  

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BGR Group Welcomes Syd Terry, Former Chief of Staff to Key House Progressive Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 6, 2023) – BGR Group, Washington, D.C.’s premier bipartisan lobbying and public relations firm, today announced that Syd Terry, former chief of staff to Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), has joined the firm as a Vice President in the Commerce and Infrastructure Practice. Syd will focus on issues related to telecommunications, consumer protections, […]

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BGR Deep Dives: Breaking Down the Basel III Endgame Implementation

By Keaghan Ames, BGR Vice President, Financial Services Practice Late last week, the banking regulators (Federal Reserve, FDIC, and OCC) issued the long-anticipated proposal that aims to implement changes from 2017 to international capital standards (the “Endgame Standard”) adopted by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (“Basel Committee”). However, the beltway is abuzz over the […]

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BGR Deep Dives: Federal Reserve SVB Review

Recapping the Federal Reserve SVB Review: What Happened and What’s Next By Keaghan Ames, Vice President, Financial Services Practice The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (“SVB”) in March was at a minimum correlated with a series of chain reactions, including the failing of several other banks. For many, uncertainty about the particular details around how […]

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Disagreeing Without Hate

By Loren Monroe The language surrounding our political discourse is getting increasingly toxic every day. Looking at Twitter or listening to speeches by politicians offers a disturbing window into the angry national mood. The Democrat party has shown its true Communist colors. The House GOP leadership has enabled white nationalism, white supremacy, and antisemitism. Democrats […]

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Texas Legislature Update

By Jerry Strickland The grind of the 88th Texas Legislative Session is reaching maximum churn as the biennial session moves closer to the finish line. With a month left to finish considering the 8,400+ pieces of legislation filed, the House and Senate both face quick deadlines to move legislation out of their respective bodies in […]

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