GAVEL DOWN: Closing out the Week in Congress (Oct. 11-14, 2016)

Short holiday week here…  We're bringing you some congressional procedure as well as what your lawmakers are up to back home! Race for Speaker  |  Congress Goes Home  |  Around the Capital  |  Around the Country  |  Around the World   Yep, your lawmakers vote for Speaker at the start of the new Congress Let’s talk about the election..no, not […]

Weekly Update: The Week Ahead in Congress (Sep. 26-30, 2016)

Funding Vote, Water Resources, and a possible Veto Override With one week left in current funding authorization, Congress must pass a deal this week to avoid a government shutdown. The House will vote on a major water resources bill. And both chambers are expected to vote to override a presidential veto of a bill to […]

Weekly Update: The Week Ahead in Congress (Sep. 19-23, 2016)

Cramming for finals It's a race to a funding deal (and the exit) in the Senate. And a long list of bills in the House, putting limits on payments to Iran, updating government technology, cybersecurity resources, and much more.   Funding Deal   |     Foreign Relations    |     Financial Services    | […]

GAVEL DOWN: Closing out the Week in Congress

The House passed a bill to expedite FDA review of Zika treatments. The Senate made progress on FAA reauthorization. The encryption debate enters a new stage with the release of a draft Senate bill. And, just in time for tax day, the House Ways and Means committee advanced four bills related to IRS operations. Top Search on […]

The Week Ahead in Congress: Dec. 14-18

It’s Crunch Time for Congress A deadline to fund the federal government approaches, along with dozens of expiring tax provisions. Congress is also expected to vote on several national security bills and continue debate on gun control legislation this week. And we’re rooting for Congressional staff who are hoping to make it home for the holidays! […]