Washington Insight

This blog features insights into the people, policy and politics that make the nation’s capital tick. You’ll read the Washington office’s take on current events in the U.S. political sphere that impact the economy, SCOA’s business sectors and our relationships with American lawmakers.

Politics

September 30, 2022

Thought of the Week    Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida earlier this week as a Category 4 storm, is currently battering the Carolinas, ...
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Politics

September 23, 2022

Thought of the Week:   Last week, my wife, two kids, and I headed to Boulder, Colorado, for a family wedding. We hiked Boulder’s famous ...
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Politics

September 9, 2022

Thought of the Week: Closing one’s laptop at exactly 5 p.m.; completing only specifically assigned tasks; meeting the strict outlines of a job description. ...
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Politics

September 2, 2022

Thought of the Week: Because most of official Washington goes on recess for nearly the entire month of August (the Senate is scheduled to ...
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Politics

August 26, 2022

Thought of the Week: From the day our children were born, my wife and I began saving for their college education. We took advantage ...
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Politics

August 19, 2022

Thought of the Week: Due to a very fortuitous bounce of a golf ball, my wife and I won a free trip to Las ...
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Politics

August 12, 2022

Thought of the Week: It’s a beautiful late summer evening. The tickets were free, the beer is cold, and you’re about to sit down ...
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Politics

August 5, 2022

Thought of the Week: Have you ever visited Washington in August? It can be miserable. Today’s high is expected to be 97 degrees (the ...
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Politics

July 28, 2022

Thought of the Week: "Country Roads, Take Me Home…To the Place I Belong…West Virginia, Mountain Mama…Take Me Home, Country Roads.” The iconic John Denver ...
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Winslow & friends, then & now
Politics

July 22, 2022

Thought of the Week: After two years of Covid lockdowns and travel restrictions, my college golf teammates and I traveled to Southwest Ireland for ...
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About SCOA’s Washington D.C. Office

SCOA has held a presence in the U.S. capital for over 40 years, serving as the
company’s link to policymakers and important legislation that can impact our diverse business portfolio. Today, the office serves two important functions: the first, a research arm that digs into the economic variables of policy and foreign relations. The other as a government liaison and lobbyist on behalf of SCOA. If you are seeking information or need assistance influencing outcomes pertinent to your area of business, SCOA’s D.C. office is an invaluable resource at your disposal.

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