Federal Relations

October 19, 2009

This Week on Capitol Hill October 19-23

In the House The House reconvenes on Tuesday at 2:00 pm for legislative business.  On Wednesday, and the balance of the week, the House is expected to vote on a bill to authorize HIV/AIDS treatment programs, as well as a Coast Guard authorization and a bill to boost solar technology research. House Committees On Tuesday, the

October 5, 2009

This Week on Capitol Hill, October 5-9

The Senate reconvenes Monday to take up the fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-Science spending bill.  The Senate is also expected to finiah work on the fiscal 2010 Defense spending bill. The House does not reconvene until Tuesday when it will consider a number of minor resolutions.  Later in the week, the House will vote on a bill

September 9, 2009

This Week on Capitol Hill, September 8-11

The House and Senate reconvened yesterday, September 8th, after the August District Work Period.   First up on the Senate agenda was S 1023, the Travel Promotion Act of 2009.  The House took up several measures under suspension of the rules.  Both the House and Senate will be in session today and Thursday. This evening, Wednesday,

August 10, 2009

August on Capitol Hill

Both the House and the Senate are in recess until Tuesday, September 8th.

August 3, 2009

This Week on Capitol Hill, August 3-7

Monday, August 3 The House is in recess until Tuesday, September 8th.   The Senate will reconvene at 2 p.m. to resume consideration of the fiscal 2010 Agriculture appropriations bill (HR 2997). There will be a cloture vote on the substitute amendment to the measure at 5:30 p.m.   Tuesday, August 4 The Senate is

July 27, 2009

This Week on Capitol Hill, July 27-31

LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS: Monday: ·        The House legislative business begins at 2 p.m.  To be considered, under suspension of the rules, are a number of bills involving veterans’ benefits, flood insurance and housing. ·        The Senate convenes 3 p.m. to consider S 1436, the Energy-Water Spending bill; no roll call votes expected.   Tuesday and Remainder

July 20, 2009

Week at a Glance on Capitol Hill, July 20-24

The House continues to work its way through fiscal 2010 appropriations bills, with votes on Labor-HHS-Education and Transportation-HUD bills this week. The Senate is expected to spend the week debating its defense authorization bill. The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be a Supreme Court

July 13, 2009

Week at a Glance on Capitol Hill, July 13-17

MONDAY, 7/13 ·    The House convenes 2 p.m. for a pro forma session. ·    The Senate convenes 2 p.m. to consider HR 627 —Credit card regulation.  No roll call votes expected.   TUESDAY, 7/14 ·    The House convenes 12:30 p.m. to consider several issues under suspension of the rules.  One of the issues is  HR

July 6, 2009

This Week on Capitol Hill, July 6-10

Monday, 7/6 In the Senate: The Senate will resume consideration of a Legislative Branch appropriations bill (HR 2918).  Vote on final passage is expected today. Appropriations subcommittee will mark up draft legislation for FY10 appropriations for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs. Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions will mark up draft legislation for Affordable

June 29, 2009

The Week at a Glance on Capitol Hill June 29-July 3

Congress is in recess this week.  The Senate will reconvene Monday, July 6th and the House will reconvene Tuesday, July 7th.  Next week the Senate Appropriations (Full) Committee will mark up the FY2010 Agriculture  and Military Construction appropriations.   The full committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions will continue its markup on Health Care Overhaul.

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