Saturday, May 15, 2021

Congress Update

Daily Digests: M 5/10 • T 5/11 • W 5/12 • Th 5/13 • F 5/14 — Prayers

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Tuesday, 5/11

61-37, Senate confirmed the nomination of Andrea Joan Palm, of Wisconsin, to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services.

54-44, Senate confirmed the nomination of Cynthia Minette Marten, of California, to be Deputy Secretary of Education.

52-47, Senate passed S.J.Res. 15; A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of Currency relating to “National Banks and Federal Savings Associations as Lenders”.

Liz Cheney defiant in floor speech ahead of House GOP vote to oust her as conference chairFull Speech


Wednesday, 5/12

House fails to quickly pass drug bill amid Jan. 6 tensions — H.R. 1629 — to have more debate next week

51-48, Senate agreed to the nomination of the Motion to Discharge: Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from the Committee on Finance.

69-30 and 66-32, Senate confirmed the first and second nominations of Ronald Stroman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service.

Speaking on IsraelRepublican Leader McConnellSen. Lee

Senate declined to agree to S.Res. 136, A resolution recognizing the duty of the Senate to abandon Modern Monetary Theory and recognizing that the acceptance of Modern Monetary Theory would lead to higher deficits and higher inflation.


Thursday, 5/13

59-38, Senate confirmed the nomination of Amber Faye McReynolds, of Colorado, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service.

House passed:
H.R.2547: Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act
H.R.2877: Behavioral Intervention Guidelines Act of 2021

89-7, Senate confirmed the nomination of Donet Dominic Graves, Jr., of Ohio, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

Senate passed S. 593, Alaska Tourism Recovery Act

Rep. Wasserman Schultz spoke on Israel

A preview of how America could turn away from Israel, from the House floor



Friday, 5/14

House passes bill mandating accommodations for pregnant workers — H.R. 1065

Pro-Life Members of Congress File Resolution Honoring Pregnancy Centers Saving Babies From Abortion — S.Res. 207

The Senate passed a resolution, S.Res. 215, honoring National Police Week. The House did not pass a resolution honoring National Police Week, but they did speak for an hour on the topic.


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