Saturday, July 11, 2020

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record


National Security

GOP Sen. Grassley: Congress may override Trump veto on removing Confederate names from military bases


Foreign Policy

GOP Health Committee chair says he disagrees with Trump's WHO decision


Federal Spending

Small-business loan funding data released

Gun-Control Group Behind $4 Million Election Push Takes Coronavirus Relief

Groups critical of taxes, spending not opposed to PPP loans

Congress wary of future aid after PPP disclosures

McConnell predicts Congress will need fifth coronavirus bill

Republicans discussing virus aid package contours

Senate GOP aid package may tailor payments to low-income households

Union launches new ad blitz pushing senators for $1 trillion in state and local pandemic aid

Clash looms over next coronavirus relief bill

Pro-Life Report on State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Mark-up

House Democrats look to fund Army base renaming

House appropriators look to fatten election security grants

House bill aims to block money for wall on U.S.-Mexico border

House spending bill barring funds for border wall advances

U.S. Capitol Police denied funding increase

House Democrat calls for 'real adult discussion' on lawmaker pay


Executive

House Blunders to Blame for Dems’ Setback in Trump Subpoena Case


Justice

Movement for Black Lives seeks sweeping legislative changes

‘Squad’ Backs Bill to Gut Police, End Prisons


Commerce Policy

House Dems Look to Resurrect Harmful Obama-Era Labor Regulation


Health Care Policy

Medicaid enrollment increase puts pressure on state budgets


Education Policy

Conflict over reopening schools hits Congress


Congress

Chuck Grassley opts out of attending GOP convention in Florida over coronavirus concerns

House Democrats move to remove 'racial intolerance' statues

Layoff threats scare Senate food workers, but most spared until September

Finger-pointing, gridlock spark frustration in Senate

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