Saturday, January 5, 2019

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, JANUARY 7TH
On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8TH
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. ___ – Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Pallone / Energy and Commerce Committee)

2) H.R.____– Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo / Energy and Commerce Committee)

3) H.R. 251 – Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bennie Thompson / Homeland Security Committee)

4) H.R. 226 – Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management (Sponsored by Rep. Nydia Velzquez / Small Business Committee)

5) H.R. 227 – Incentivizing Fairness in Subcontracting Act (Sponsored by Rep. Nydia Velzquez / Small Business Committee)

6) H.R. 128 – Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act (Sponsored by Rep. James Comer / Small Business Committee)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9TH
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

Complete Consideration of H.Res. 6Adopting the Rules of the House for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress (One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Steny Hoyer)

Senate Committee Schedule

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Armed Services
To receive a closed briefing on President Trump's recent decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed at 5:30 p.m.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Senate panel sets confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee

GOP braces for battle royal over William Barr as attorney general hearings set for mid-January

House Democrats Plan to Hold Hearings on Medicare for All

Report: Pelosi's Choice To Lead Climate Committee Owned Stock In Corporate Polluters


Floor Outlook

Tops on House Democrats' To-Do List: Try to End Shutdown

Senate will only consider shutdown-ending bills Trump would sign: McConnell

Pelosi: Green energy, gun safety, healthcare will dominate agenda

House Speaker Pelosi invites Trump to deliver State of the Union address on January 29

House Democrats Urge Sweeping Reforms to Boost Voting Access

Senate poised to rebut Trump on Syria

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record:

Floor Activity Headlines

Senate confirms dozens of stalled Trump nominees hours before the 115th Congress ends

Senate confirms two FCC commissioners, science adviser

Senate throws hundreds of Trump nominees into limbo

Rep. Nancy Pelosi elected speaker of the House

Nancy Pelosi's full speech as she's sworn in as speaker of the House

On Day 1 in power, House Democrats challenge Trump on shutdown

Diversity, climate, debt: Democrats rewrite House rules

House approves new Dem rules package

House Votes to Fund Government, Not Border Wall

House creates panel to 'modernize' Congress

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