Saturday, January 26, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Tuesday — January 29, 2019

Consideration of Rules of the Committee on the Budget for the 116th Congress
Committee on the Budget 

Organizational Meeting
Committee on Oversight and Reform 

The Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook
Committee on the Budget 

Organizational meeting to introduce new members, consider and adopt the Rules of the Committee, report and approve subcommittee Chairs, Ranking Members, and assignments, and present the Committee Oversight Plan.
Committee on Education and Labor 

Examining the Actions of Drug Companies in Raising Prescription Drug Prices
Committee on Oversight and Reform 

• H.R. 790 — Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019
Committee on Rules 

Source: House.gov

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, JANUARY 28TH
On 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. 624 – Promoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act (Sponsored by Rep. Maxine Waters / Financial Services Committee)

2) H.R. 502 – FIND Trafficking Act (Sponsored by Rep. Juan Vargas / Financial Services Committee)

3) H.R. 56 – Financial Technology Protection Act (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Budd / Financial Services Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Intelligence
Hearings to examine worldwide threats.

Armed Services
Hearings to examine China and Russia.

Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine the nomination of Nicole R. Nason, of New York, to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine access to care, focusing on health centers and providers in underserved communities.

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 to consideration of the bill, upon reconsideration, at 5:30 p.m.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

House Democrats Eager to Bring DeVos Under Closer Oversight

House Democrats turbocharge committee probes of Trump

Democrat House Judiciary Committee member: It is 'likely' Kavanaugh will be investigated for perjury

House tax panel cancels hearing on shutdown impact on tax season

Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate Intel Committee


Outlook

4 things to watch as government reopens and border security talks begin
  1. When will the employees that have been furloughed or working without pay get their checks?
  2. Does Trump get to deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday?
  3. Could the government shut down again?
  4. What about the wall?

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

House votes to bar Trump from exiting NATO

Trump plan to fund border wall, reopen government falls short in Senate

Democrats' plan to reopen government fails to clear hurdle in Senate

Bills to Reopen Government Fail in Senate, Temporary Solution Eyed

6 Republicans backed the Democratic plan to reopen government

Senate passes measure funding government until Feb. 15

House votes to temporarily reopen government, sending bill to Trump

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