Federal Relations

June 5, 2018

Most of August Recess for Senate Canceled

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today that he is cancelling most of the traditional month-long August recess.  Under the new schedule, the Senate would have a week-long recess at the beginning of August but would return to Washington for the rest of the month.

Read more about McConnell’s decision herehere, and here.  It is still possible that the August recess could be extended.

The House has not announced any changes to its August schedule.