Entries by Erica Mitchell

August Look-Ahead

Senate is expected to consider: nominations; appropriations (Defense & Labor-HHS); FAA reauthorization; potentially WRDA and legislation relating to opioids. House is in recess: Conference committees will be ongoing on appropriations covering at least seven bills; Farm Bill conference.


FROM POLITICO INFLUENCE — NFL DRAFTS WOOTEN: Todd Wooten, a principal at S-3 Public Affairs, will take a three-month leave of absence to manage temporarily the NFL‘s federal government relations division, as the group searches for a permanent replacement for Jocelyn Moore. Moore was recently promoted to executive vice president of communications and public affairs. […]

S-3 Public Affairs | June Look-Ahead

The Senate is expected to consider: nominations; America’s Water Infrastructure Act (WRDA); FAA Reauthorization; and potentially the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act which would carry with it CFIUS reform (FIRRMA). The House is expected to consider: WRDA, Appropriations bills, Opioid related legislation, and potentially revisit the Farm bill.

S-3 Group | May Look-Ahead

The Senate is expected to consider: judicial nominations – the Majority Leader filed cloture on six circuit court nominations; CFIUS reform; and the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.   The House is expected to consider: Farm bill, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, and several Veterans Affairs bills.

Agenda: 4/22/18

By S-3 Public Affairs FACT OF THE WEEK If you’re looking to reach influential young professionals, Cheddar is a good bet, and now it’s joining with Hulu. From its post on the news: “Cheddar, the leading live post-cable network, and premium streaming service Hulu today announced a distribution agreement that will bring Cheddar’s live linear […]

Agenda: 4/15/18

By S-3 Public Affairs FACT OF THE WEEK The next time you don’t change the font from default Calibri, perhaps consider the cost that companies go to to license typefaces. AdWeek reports, “Netflix has developed a new bespoke font called Netflix Sans that is clean, functional, subtly inspired by the brand’s famous logo—and perhaps most important of all, economical. […]

Agenda: 4/8/18

By S-3 Public Affairs FACT OF THE WEEK With the start of baseball season, there are more ways to catch games online. Mashable reports, “Twitter will live-stream weekly Major League Baseball games this upcoming season, renewing a partnership between the two companies that’s been in place since 2016. Twitter’s partnership is one component of MLB’s effort to distribute […]

S-3 Group | April Look-Ahead

Senate is expected to consider: nominations including judges, and national security nominations (Secretary of State, Director of Central Intelligence); before the recess, the Majority Leader added to the Senate calendar (Rule 14) S.2629, Postal Service reform and S.5247, Right to Try.    House is expected to consider: legislation regarding the Internal Revenue Service and related […]

Agenda: 3/25/18

By S-3 Public Affairs FACT OF THE WEEK While NCAA upsets may have busted your bracket, it’s good news for some. Time reports, “By becoming the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1, the Retrievers made about $1.7 million for the America East Conference. Loyola-Chicago’s buzzer-beating run to the Sweet 16 will be worth double […]

Agenda: 3/18/18

By S-3 Public Affairs FACT OF THE WEEK A recent Pew Research survey found, “26% of American adults now report that they go online “almost constantly,” up from 21% in 2015 …  Overall, 77% of Americans go online on a daily basis. … Among mobile internet users – the 83% of Americans who use the internet at […]