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December 4, 2017

TODAY IN CONGRESS

House in at 6 PM with 6:30 vote on motion to go to conference and Democratic motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act.

Senate in at 3 PM with a 5:30 PM cloture vote on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen to be Secretary of Homeland Security.

December 1, 2017

TODAY IN CONGRESS

Senate continues work on tax bill.

House vote on H.R. 1699 – Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act.

November 30, 2017

TODAY IN CONGRESS

House in at 10 AM for morning hour, noon for legislative business, with first votes between 1:30 -2:30 PM and last votes at 5 - 6 PM.

Votes on: the rule and final consideration of H.R. 3017 – Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017 and H.R. 4182 – Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017

Senate is in 10:30 AM to consider H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, with roll call votes expected throughout the day.

November 29, 2017

TODAY IN CONGRESS

House in at 10 AM for morning hour, noon for legislative business with first votes at 1:30 - 2:30 PM and last votes at 4:15 - 5:15 PM. Votes on:

  • H.Res. 630: Requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress
  • H.R. 3905: Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act

Senate in at noon with a vote expected on H.R.1, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018 (vehicle for Republican tax legislation) with a roll call vote on the motion to proceed.

No, the Senate is not voting on the Defense bill again. (But the explanation for why it's on the calendar is really interesting and you should read that story from September explaining the maneuver).

November 28, 2017

TODAY IN CONGRESS

Senate in at noon to consider nomination of Gregory Katsas to be US Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, with vote at 5:30 PM.

House in at noon for morning hour, 2 PM for legislative business, with suspension votes at 6:30 PM on land bills, a bill to modernize language in Interior and Agriculture Department rules, and a bill to study mental health programs for law enforcement officers.

  • H.R. 2768– Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act
  • H.R. 2615– Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act
  • H.R. 1491– Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act
  • H.R. 3115– Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act
  • H.R. 995– 21st Century Respect Act
  • H.R. 2228– Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act

November 27, 2017

TODAY IN CONGRESS

No votes in the House.

Senate in at 4 PM with a vote at 5:30 PM on nomination of Dabney Langhorne Freidrich to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia and cloture on Gregory Katsas to be US Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit

November 16, 2017

Tax Bill Released

SENATE TAX BILL

HOUSE TAX BILL: H.R. 1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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