Federal Relations

This Week on Capitol Hill, Sept 28–Oct 2

Congress continues  to push through appropriations bills as fiscal 2009 ends on Wednesday. 

In the Senate:

  •  considers HR 3326, 2010 Defense Spending;
  • HR 2918, Legislative Branch and stopgap spending;  
  • Finance Committee consinues marking up its health care overhaul bill;
  • HR 3548 (tentative), Unemployment aid extension. 

In The House:

  •  Considers a bill to expand non-military aid to Pakistan;
  • Considers HR 3183, the Energy-Water spending Conference Report;
  • Energy & Commerce Committee marks up HR 2221, consumer data security, HR 1319, file sharing data disclosure, & HR 2190, mercury pollution reduction;
  • Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment marks up HR 3585, solar technology, HR 3598, energy and water research integration, & HR 3650, algal bloom research.
  • Financial Services Committee hold a hearing on financial regulatory overhaul with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke.

Source:  CQ Today Print Edition