Saturday, September 8, 2018

House Committee Schedule

Monday — September 10, 2018

The Federal Columbia River Power System: The Economic Lifeblood & Way of Life for the Pacific Northwest.
Committee on Natural Resources

Source: House.gov

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH
On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH
On Tuesday, no votes are expected in the House.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH
On Wednesday, 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. 6198 – Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Dan Donovan / Homeland Security Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine countering Russia, focusing on assessing new tools.

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
To receive a briefing on race, rights, and politics, focusing on black and minority populations in Europe.

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
To receive a briefing on free-trade zones.

Senate Floor Schedule

Roll Call: The Senate returns on Wednesday and is scheduled to vote at 5:30 p.m. on a motion to cut off debate on the nomination of Charles P. Rettig to be commissioner of the IRS.

The Senate is also expected to consider legislation to address the opioid crisis, a vote on which could happen as soon as Thursday afternoon.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

After Fresh Cyberattacks, Experts Say Silicon Valley Showing Improved Response

U.S. Senate Intelligence chairman says threat on social media remains


Floor Outlook

Congressional Schedule Shows a Light Week Ahead

Speaker Ryan Discusses House Republican Agenda at Weekly Leadership Press Conference

Paul Ryan: House will vote this month to make individual tax cuts permanent

Ryan says U.S. House will vote in September on tax cuts, funding government

House could vote on new tax bill before Oct. 1: panel chairman

Senators Get Informal as FAA Deadline Nears

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Congress passes bill rolling back some tariffs

Dems force Senate shutdown to protest Kavanaugh hearing

Senate votes to advance Trump's pick for SEC commissioner

House passes bill that could boost deportation of criminal aliens

Supreme Court Nominee Update

Trump Supreme Court Nominee: An Umpire in Deciding Cases

Kavanaugh vows to keep open mind on the Supreme Court

'I will do equal right to the poor and to the rich': Brett Kavanaugh's remarks to the Senate committee

Nominee Brett Kavanaugh: ‘I Am a Pro-Law Judge’ 

Kavanaugh’s First Stand Was the Blandest Thing Since White Bread

Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh Defends Judicial Independence

Trump's Supreme Court pick vows independence, sidesteps questions

3 Takeaways From Brett Kavanaugh’s Testimony

Experts: Kavanaugh Would Not be Trump’s Justice on High Court

Trump High Court Nominee on Track as Senate Hearing Wraps Up

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