WASHINGTON, DC – January 21, 2020 – GrayRobinson’s government affairs and lobbying group released its weekly federal lobbying newsletter, The Golden Apple, reporting on the most recent issues, individuals, and discourse deemed fairest in Washington. The January 18th Senate vote to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is a topic of discussion in the newsletter this week. Other topics discussed include the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions hearing on the changes proposed to Community Reinvestment Act regulations, and California Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal that would expand and rename the state’s Department of Business Oversight as the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI). The “Confirmations, Nominations, Departures” section presents the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) decision to name Sylvia Burns as the agency’s new Chief Information Officer and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision to name Austin Gerig as its Chief Data Officer. Learn about the upcoming events in Washington in the “Next Week in Washington” section and read Jim Ellis’ thoughts on prevalent political news in “The Ellis Insight” section. Read the newsletter in its entirety here.