Saturday, August 25, 2018

House Committee Schedule

Wednesday — August 29, 2018
Energy and Education: Whats the Connection?
Committee on Natural Resources 


Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
Hearings to examine harmful algal blooms, focusing on the impact on our nation's waters.

Subcommittee on Constitution
Hearings to examine threats to religious liberty around the world.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Business meeting to consider
• S. 1965, to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to protect the cultural practices and livelihoods of producers of Alaska Native handicrafts and traditional mammoth ivory products,
• S. 2773, to improve the management of driftnet fishing,
• S. 3367, to amend certain transportation-related reporting requirements to improve congressional oversight, reduce reporting burdens, and promote transparency,
• H.R. 4323, to promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research,
and the nominations of

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Lynn A. Johnson, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination at 5:30 p.m.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

House Committee Pledges to Roll Back More Medicare Regulations

Senate Panel Declines to Initiate Federal Role in Elections

Senate panel narrowly approves Trump's consumer financial protection chief pick

Twitter CEO to testify before House panel on September 5

Floor Outlook

Senate inches forward on opioid package after Trump tweet

Russia Sanctions Getting on Senate September Calendar is ‘Pretty Slim,’ McConnell Says

McConnell pushes Russia sanctions bill past September

Senate Could Be Tied up For Weeks Voting on Trump Nominees

Senate GOP Leaders Double Down on Working Through Labor Day

McConnell: Senate stays until 12 Trump judges approved

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Senate votes for $10 million to help identify troop remains from North Korea

Senate rejects Paul's effort to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding

$675 billion Pentagon spending bill approved by the Senate

Senate passes massive spending bill for defense and domestic programs

Albert Mohler: Power of Planned Parenthood on display as amendment to defund abortion provider fails

Pro-Life Provisions: DOD/LHHS Appropriations Bill

Supreme Court Nominee Update

Brett Kavanaugh? Meet Senate Democrats. Senate Democrats? Meet Brett Kavanaugh

Chris Coons on splitting with Democrats over meeting with Brett Kavanaugh: It's my job

308 state legislators urge Senate to confirm Kavanaugh

McCaskill: Verdict’s Still Out after Meeting with SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh

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