January 19, 2010

This Week on Capitol Hill January 19-22

By jnurse

The House returns today, January 19, to consider a number of minor bills and resolutions.  On Wednesday and the rest of the week the House schedule includes a bill to provide tax benefits for contributions to earthquake relief in Haiti, a number of American Indian water resources bills, a bill on domestic nuclear detection and a bill on nuclear forensics.

The Senate reconvenes Wednesday to vote on a judicial nomination and begin debate on legislation to raise the debt limit.

On Thursday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on climate change research and development priorities.  Testifying will be Energy Secretary Stephen Chu.

Source:  Congressional Quarterly

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