2019 Issues




On behalf of a diverse clientele, K&O is working on a range of issues in 2018 before Congress and the Executive Branch.


  • EPA Implementation of the Frank Lautenberg Act
  • Fuel Economy and GHG Standards for Automobiles and Light Trucks 

Customs and Trade

  • USMCA Agreement
  • China 301Tariffs
  • Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
  • Section 232 Automobile Investigation 
  • Miscellaneous Tariff and Duty Suspension Bills
  • Implementation of TFTEA provisions


  • National Freight Policy 
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
  • Road and Bridge Infrastructure
  • Shortage of Qualified Truck Drivers
  • Proposed Mileage-Based User Fee
  • Vehicles and Cybersecurity
  • Surface Transportation Board and Rail Shipper issues
  • Distracted Driving

Logistics and the Supply Chain

  • FDA and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulatory requirements
  • FDA and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) federal and state regulatory requirements
  • Storage and handling of dangerous and hazardous goods (CFATS, RMP and DOT)


  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Labor Law and the National Labor Relations Board
  • Workforce Development


  • Oral Health and Access to Care
  • Oral Health Literacy and Awareness
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Opioid Epidemic -- State and Federal Response Options

Intellectual Property Protection and Anti-counterfeiting Legislation


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