This Week’s Update

This week’s Washington Update covers: taxes; financial services; energy and environment; and defense. .

This Week in Congress

  • House – After voting against a motion to instruct conferees to accept the Senate amendment to the “Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011” (H.R. 3630), the House approved a Motion to go to Conference on the bill.

 

  • Senate – The Senate was not in session.

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is not scheduled to be in session. It is possible that the House may return to work out a deal on the payroll tax cut extension package (H.R. 3630). The House is officially scheduled to reconvene on January 17.

 

  • Senate – The Senate is not scheduled to be in session. The Senate could return to take further action on the payroll tax cut extension package (H.R. 3630). The Senate is officially scheduled to reconvene on January 23.

 

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