WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress (Mar 13-17, 2017)

The Congressional Budget Office releases its report on costs and coverage numbers for the House Republican health plan, which is slated for mark-up in the Budget Committee on Wednesday.  On Tuesday, President Trump submits his budget to Congress.  The Senate votes on the president's choice to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, while the nominee […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress (Jan 23-27, 2017)

Congressional leaders will host President Trump and administration officials on the Hill  Monday. The Senate will vote on the CIA Director nomination, while other nominations hearings continue. The House will vote on a long list bills, including a bill to permanently authorize the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funding of abortions. The House and Senate […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress (Jan 17-20 2017)

The focus of the week will be Friday's inauguration festivities, when Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the nation's forty-fifth president. The House is out this week. The Senate is in session and will continue with nomination hearings for the President-elect's nominees. Confirmation Hearings in the Senate Confirmation hearings continue for the President-elect’s […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress (Jan 2-6, 2017)

Lawmakers return on Tuesday for what promises to be a very busy 115th Congress, which will run from 2017-2018. Since the House never officially adjourned “sine die” in 2016, the first order of business on January 3rd will be to gavel in and immediately adjourn the 114th Congress. It will then immediately gavel in the […]