Saturday, September 5, 2020

House Committee Schedule

TuesdaySeptember 8, 2020

Holding Financial Regulators Accountable for Diversity and Inclusion: Perspectives from the Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion
Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion (Committee on Financial Services)


WednesdaySeptember 9, 2020

The Impact of the COVID-19 — Crisis on University Research
Subcommittee on Research and Technology (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)

38 bills pending before the Committee
Committee on Energy and Commerce

Amtraks Response to COVID-19
Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)

Senate Committee Schedule

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine vaccines, focusing on saving lives, ensuring confidence, and protecting public health.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the status of the Federal Reserve emergency lending facilities.

Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine S. 614, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to reissue a final rule relating to removing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem population of grizzly bears from the Federal list of endangered and threatened wildlife.

Senate Floor Schedule

Congressional Outlook

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record


Dems Decry Pelosi’s Pledge to Repeal Hyde Amendment in 2021
This would allow taxpayer funding of abortion.

National Security

Ratcliffe: Democrats Addendum on Election Security, Draws ‘Selectively’ From Intel Reports

Tax Policy

House Democrat offers measures to block payroll tax deferral

Federal Spending

Schumer describes Senate Republicans' coronavirus relief plan as "emaciated" — plan “would include some expanded unemployment benefits, a PPP extension and funding for the U.S. Postal Service.”

Ending lockdowns could weaken argument for new federal bailouts for states

Outcry as Pentagon orders shutdown of the century-old Stars and Stripes newspaper

Trump says Pentagon won't cut funding to 159-year-old newspaper, Stars and Stripes


Appeals court tosses suit to compel Don McGahn to answer House questions on Mueller probe

Top Senate Democrat requests German ambassador nomination pulled over past comments about Islam in Europe

Commerce Policy

Chamber of Commerce Backs Democrats Pushing $15 Minimum Wage


Three candidates shape vigorous contest for House Foreign Affairs gavel

Scalise hit with ethics complaint over doctored Barkan video

David Cicilline launches bid for assistant Speaker

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