Saturday, February 4, 2023

Weekly Congress Update

Daily Digests HouseSenatePrayersCommittee Reports

SenateDaily Leader Remarks • Actions begun, passed

Schumer endorses resolution to ratify Equal Rights Amendment, cites overturning of Roe as a reason (S.J.Res. 4, USCCB PDF)

McConnell endorses Capito's resolution to codify the Trump Administration's repeal of the Waters of the United States EPA rule (S.J.Res. 7), commends energy security priority of House (H.R. 21)

McConnell notes Biden judicial nominee flubs basic legal questions (Full Speech)

Senate commemorated the 20-year anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia loss; Died: 7 astronauts, 2 during debris search

HouseBills • Actions passed

House passes bill to block HHS from enforcing vaccine mandate at some health facilities (H.R. 497, Floor Debate)

House Republicans pass bill to end COVID-19 public health emergency (H.R. 382, Floor Debate)

House passes resolution to end COVID-19 national emergency (H.J.Res. 7, Floor Debate)

House passes bill to end coronavirus-era telework policies for executive agencies (H.R. 139, Floor Debate)

These House lawmakers broke from their parties on pandemic-related measures (H.R. 139, H.J.Res. 7)

House Republicans vote to remove Omar from Foreign Affairs panel (H.Res. 76, Floor Debate) •

House passes resolution denouncing socialism, vote splits Democrats (H.Con.Res. 9, Floor Debate) • Dems press GOP on whether anti-socialist bill could hit Medicare, Social Security86 House Democrats Vote Against Condemning Socialism

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