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    Gavel Down: Closing out the Week in Congress (Aug. 21-26, 2016)

    August recess is drawing to a close… Congress will return to the District after Labor Day, along with your Weekly Update and Gavel Down newsletters from POPVOX.   For now, here's a recap of the issues Congress is talking about in their final days of summer. National Parks   |   Louisiana Flood    |   Zika Funding   |  Private Prisons   |   TPP    |   EpiPen pricing…

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    WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

    Bills up for a vote in Congress this week With a long list of bills, Congress is working to finish up its business before heading into the "August recess" (which begins next week). Of note: the House takes up the Senate-passed GMO labeling bill; bills to impose restrictions on Iranian sponsorship of terrorism, human rights abuses, and…

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    WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

    Bills up for a vote in Congress this week House members have a district work period before the July 4 holiday. The Senate is in and will take up Mil Con/VA appropriations bill with Zika funding and a Puerto Rico debt restructuring bill. Military Construction / VA and Zika Funding The Senate will vote on the…

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    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…

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    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:…

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    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…

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