Today’s Daily Update



  • The House approved the “Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act” (H.R. 2117).


  • The House will consider the “San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act” (H.R. 1837).




  • The Senate continued consideration of the Surface Transportation Bill (S. 1813).


  • The Senate will continue consideration of the Surface Transportation Bill (S. 1813).


Hearings Covered by W&J Today

“Roundtable on Customer Collateral Protections”
9:30 a.m.
1155 21st St NW

House Financial Services Committee
“Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

House Agriculture Committee
“The CFTC 2012 Agenda”
10:00 a.m.
1300 Longworth

House Appropriations Committee
“Budget Hearing – Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration”
10:00 a.m.
2362-A Rayburn

Senate Budget Committee
“Putting Health Care Spending on a Sustainable Path”
10:00 a.m.
608 Dirksen

House Ways and Means Committee
“U.S. Trade Policy and Trade Negotiations”
10:00 a.m.
1100 Longworth

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Markup of ‘HR 452 — Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011′”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Science, Space and Technology Committee
“NASA Cybersecurity Assessment”
2:00 p.m.
2318 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday


H.R. 4095: A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety of Internet pharmacies.
Sponsor: Rep. Cassidy (introduced 2/28/2012)
Committees: Energy and Commerce


H.R. 4096: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an energy investment credit for energy strorage property connected to the grid, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gibson (introduced 2/28/2012)
Committees: Ways and Means

Leave a Reply