July 9, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today that Tonya Veasey, communications and marketing agency founder and CEO will lead the organization as its new president and chief executive officer.

For more than 20 years, Veas...

July 9, 2020

Summary: SB 25 creates an incentive for Opportunity Zone developments and publicly funded housing developments to meet LEED Gold, zero net energy, zero net GHG, and transit oriented objectives, so that the state can reach its goal of 3.5 million new housing units by 20...

June 23, 2020

Letter to Secretary Mnuchin:
 

We applaud the ongoing efforts of the Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve to stand-up lending facilities to stabilize the economy and provide liquidity to businesses severely impacted by this unprecedented pandemic. We write...

June 10, 2020

Edward Sanders, a seasoned policy and external affairs leader, joins Bass Public Affairs as a Senior Public Affairs Associate. Sanders will provide public affairs and government relations support to Bass Public Affairs clients.

A proud native of Mississippi, Sanders has...

June 5, 2020

We need to hear from those who have experienced homelessness

WASHINGTON - Byron Gordy and Tony Rankins will serve as co-chairs of the newly launched Road to Economic Recovery Task Force formed by R Academy.  R Academy is a Denver based organization that helps revitalize...

May 17, 2020

WASHINGTON - On Friday, May 15, 2020, Armstrong Williams, founder and sole owner of Howard Stirk Holdings Broadcast, and Capital Medical Supply, Inc. presented Howard University Faculty Practice Plan with a donation of 50,000 masks.  Howard University Faculty Practice...

April 14, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration issued a new interim final rule Tuesday that supplements the guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) included in the first interim final rule for the PPP issued on April 2 and FAQs that are being updated periodically....

April 10, 2020

Secretary Betsy DeVos announced America’s colleges and universities, including HBCU’s, impacted by COVID-19 will receive $6.28 Billion in immediate relief from the U.S. Department of Education in the form of direct cash payments made available from the CARES ACT signed...

March 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - On March 3, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testified before the House Ways and Means Committee.  The importance of FIRPTA Reform was addressed. 

FIRPTA Reform will ignite investments in midsized markets and make a #TrumpEconomy even strong.

See t...

March 2, 2020

IRS Notice 2007-55 penalizes international investment in real estate and stifles investment in mid-sized and gateway markets

WASHINGTON, DC –  February 27, 2020, This week, Congressman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) joined by key Republican members of the House Ways and Means C...