What’s Up Washington (Sept. 25, 2017)

House in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business. Votes at 6:30 PM on suspension bills: H.R. ____: Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 (DRAFT TEXT) The bill combines temporary tax relief to the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria with a six-month extension of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization and […]

What’s Up Washington (Sept. 15, 2017)

Today in Congress   House and Senate are out.  ICYMI   Play-by-play on yesterday’s DACA deal-or-no-deal between President Trump and Democrats, and reactions from Hill Republicans and conservative media “Path to citizenship” (included in DREAM Act) is most controversial Personal chemistry and desire to “put some runs on the board” factors in Trump’s “bipartisan kick” […]

What’s Up Washington (Sept. 13, 2017)

Today in Congress   House in at 10 AM  for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes expected 1:30 -2:30 PM, Last votes at 5 – 6 PM. Votes continue on 224 amendments to the "minibus" multi-agency spending bill. Senate in at 10 AM with continued consideration of the motion to proceed to the FY18NDAA. Vote expected today on a motion to table […]

What’s Up Washington (Sept. 12, 2017)

Today in Congress   House in at 10 AM  for morning hour and noon for legislative business. Votes at 6:30 PM on a series of suspension bills.  Senate in at 10 AM to resume consideration of the FY18 NDAA. Weekly caucus meetings from 12:30 – 2:15 PM.         ICYMI   Yesterday the U.S. national debt hit $20 trillion for first time ever – made possible […]