Policy Insider's Report: Chapter One

POLITICO Pro surveyed over 1,400 policy professionals to better understand the experiences and challenges of experts responsible for influencing policy at the highest levels of government.

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Natalie Fertig
1. Illinois The latest state to legalize recreational cannabis brings a market of 12.74 million people – and the nation’s third-largest city – into the world of legal cannabis. Sales begi...
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Natalie Fertig
Advocates and lawmakers think the Secure And Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019 has the best chance of passing in the 116th congress. The bill would prohibit regulators from taking action aga...
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Natalie Fertig
KEEP THE STATES IN MIND THERE IS NO WAY TO LOOK AT FEDERAL CANNABIS POLICY RIGHT NOW WITHOUT KEEPING THE STATES IN MIND. Because cannabis is not yet legal on a federal level, the majority of federal...
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Last night, President Trump threatened to impose a 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico, effective June 10. The proposal is the latest in White House efforts to reduce illegal immigration from Mexico. ...
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Gov. Gavin Newsom is confident in his budget proposal, but some critics say an economic downturn is on the horizon that could cripple his record spending agenda. See what Gov. Gavin Newsom included in...
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To receive federal funding, federal agencies must begin developing their budgets 18 months ahead of the next fiscal year. They must also monitor the progress of their requests as they are pushed and p...