WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

The Senate votes on four gun-related measures as amendments to the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill. The House will vote on limits to executive power, including changing the legal standard for agency decisions, overriding the Presidential veto of Congressional disapproval of the new "fiduciary rule," and rolling back several provisions of the ACA. In the Senate: The Senate is […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

  The House will take up the Senate-passed FOIA reform and attempt to pass the Defense Appropriations bill without getting sidetracked by controversial amendments. It will also condemn human organ trafficking. The Senate will continue with the National Defense Authorization bill (NDAA) and move onto Commerce, Science, and Justice Appropriations. In the House S. 337: […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

This week the House will vote on Puerto Rico assistance, pipeline safety measures, delaying air quality standards, & statements opposing carbon taxes. The Senate will continue work on the Defense bill. Congress will also hear remarks from Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, in a joint session. IN THE HOUSE: Delaying Implementation of Air Quality […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

The House will vote on several major bills on energy and the environment, including a bipartisan energy policy bill, energy funding, an update to the Toxic Substances Act, and lowering restrictions on anti-mosquito chemicals in response to the Zika outbreak. The Senate will work on the annual defense bill (NDAA) and reauthorizing the Sex Offender Management Assistance […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

The House will vote on the Defense Authorization bill (NDAA), Zika funding, and Military Construction-VA Appropriations. The Senate continues work on Transportation/Housing Appropriations, with a Zika funding provision. IN THE SENATE: The Senate will consider the  “THUD” and “MilCon-VA” appropriations bills together, as a substitute amendment to H.R. 2577. H.R. 2577: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

This week, Congress will vote on a range of issues, including: Extending warrant requirement for law enforcement access to emails greater than six months old New homeland and aviation security provisions Disapproving the new Fiduciary Rule, lowering barriers for companies pitching angel investors Protections for U.S. Manufacturing and intellectual property Energy and Water spending bill […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

The House considers IRS oversight bills in time for Tax Day and celebrates 100 years of women in Congress. The Senate nears the finish line for FAA reauthorization and may take up an energy policy reform bill before the week is out. IN THE HOUSE: IRS Oversight: This Tax Day, the House will consider several bills […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

For the first time in a month, the House and Senate are back in at the same time. The Senate will continue working on a two-year FAA reauthorization (without the airplane legroom amendment) and the House will dive into financial regulations, homeland and border security, and potential limits on the FCC. It will also take […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

The Senate returns from recess; the House is still out until April 12. The Senate will vote on a bill to allow companies to sue for theft of trade secrets. It may also vote on reauthorizing the FAA through 2017. On Wednesday, the Administration will release the final "Fiduciary Rule" for investment advisors. New Protections […]