Saturday, February 6, 2021

Congress Update

Daily Digests: M 2/1 • T 2/2 • W 2/3 • Th 2/4 • F 2/5 — Prayers

Related Headlines:

Senate Confirms Pete Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary

Senate Confirms Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS Secretary

House blocks immediate consideration of GOP school reopening legislationDebate, Amendment, H.R. 682

House passes measure docking pay for members who avoid congressional metal detectorsH.Res. 85 (Sec. 8)

Senate agrees to organizing resolutions after Schumer-McConnell deal

Pro-Life Speeches: by Senator Ernst, Rep. Carl, House Pro-Life Caucus, Rep. Rutherford, Rep. Lamborn, Rep. LaTurner

Senate blocks bill to prohibit abortion on the basis of Down syndromeS. 75

Senate blocks bill to restrict funds from organizations associated with abortionS. 137

Senate blocks bill prohobit Title X grants going to any entity that performs abortionsS. 88

Senator Scott of Florida introduces resolution opposing Iran dealS.Res. 31

Marjorie Taylor Greene defends herself in HouseFull Speech

Marjorie Taylor Greene Removed from House Committees


Senate Budget Votes:

Senate Democrats Block Amendment to Limit COVID Funding to States That Hide Nursing Home Deaths — Vote: 50-50

Senate signals broad support for more targeted coronavirus relief checks — Vote: 99-1

42 Senate Democrats vote in favor of government payments to illegal immigrants — Vote: 58-42

Senate Democrats Block Amendment to Stop Infanticide — Vote: 52-48

Senate agrees to amendment keeping U.S. embassy in Jerusalem — Vote: 97-3

Sanders says he 'never' intended to raise minimum wage to $15 during a pandemic as Senate rejects itS.Amdt. 767

Senate declines to establish ‘fund relating to prohibiting infringement on the free exercise of religion — Vote: 50-50

Senate supports expanded health savings accounts — Vote: 53-47

Here's where Senators stood on controversial issuesS.Con.Res. 5 Actions


VP Kamala Harris breaks tie, Senate Democrats approve budget resolution, teeing up coronavirus bill

Houses passes budget resolution for coronavirus relief after Senate's marathon sessionS.Con.Res. 5stimulus plan likely to follow

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