Capitol Hill Updates

  • WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23RD  On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Last votes expected: 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  One Minute Speeches Postponed Vote of H.J.Res. 28 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee) H.R. 648 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate)(Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee) Special Order Speeches
  •  WEEK OF JANUARY 21ST  MONDAY, JANUARY 21ST On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.TUESDAY, JANUARY 22ND On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 439 - National FFA Organization’s Federal Charter Amendments Act(Sponsored by Rep. James Langevin / Judiciary Committee) 2) H.R. 498 - Clean Up the Code Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Judiciary Committee) 3)...
  • NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK, 2019   - - - - - - -   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   A PROCLAMATION        A great education provides students with a foundation to pursue the American Dream of a hopeful and prosperous future.  During National School Choice Week, we reaffirm our commitment to enable all students to pursue the education that will best equip them for success in work and life.      Every child deserves the chance to flourish in an educational environment that best leverages their unique...
  • THURSDAY, JANUARY 17TH  On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Last votes expected: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  One Minute Speeches Postponed Suspension Vote: 1) H.R. 150 - Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2019(Sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx / Oversight and Reform Committee) H.J.Res. 28 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee) Legislation...
  • Letters call on President to commit to veto any legislation that would weaken pro-life protections   WASHINGTON, DC—169 Members of the House of Representatives, led by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), and 49 Senators, led by Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), sent two companion letters asking President Donald Trump to reject—veto—any legislation that would weaken federal pro-life policy.   Both letters ask the President to reject any legislation that would weaken federal policy on abortion.   “We ask President Donald Trump to continue his work in defense of life.  My colleagues and...
  • WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16TH  On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  One Minute Speeches Postponed Suspension Vote: 1) H.R. 190 - Expanding Contract Opportunities for Small Businesses Act(Sponsored by Rep. Roger Marshall / Small Business Committee) H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee) The Rule provides for one...
  • TUESDAY, JANUARY 15TH On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  One Minute SpeechesLegislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.J.Res. 27 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee)2) H.R. 135 - Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings / Oversight and Reform Committee)3) H.R. 136 - Federal Intern...
  • WEEK OF JANUARY 14TH  MONDAY, JANUARY 14THOn Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 116 - Investing in Main Street Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Judy Chu / Small Business Committee)2) H.R. 246 - Stimulating Innovation through Procurement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Abby Finkenauer / Small Business Committee)3) H.R. 206 - Encouraging Small Business Innovators Act (Sponsored by Rep. Harley...
  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 11TH  On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  One Minute Speeches H.R. 266 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum / Appropriations Committee) Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) S. 24 - Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Sen. Ben Cardin / Oversight and Reform Committee) Postponed...
  • THURSDAY, JANUARY 10TH On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes are expected: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  One Minute Speeches H.R. 265 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Sanford Bishop / Appropriations Committee) H.R. 267 - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. David...