This Week’s Update

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

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House approved the “Transportation Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act” (H.R. 5972) and a resolution to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena issued by the Oversight and Government Reform Committee (H. Res. 708). The House also passed a conference agreement containing the Surface Transportation Reauthorization, Flood Insurance Reform, and the Student Loan Interest Rate Extension (H.R. 4348).

 

  • Senate – The Senate approved the “Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act” (S. 3187) and a conference agreement containing the Surface Transportation Reauthorization, Flood Insurance Reform, and the Student Loan Interest Rate Extension. This package will now go to the President for his signature.

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House will be in recess until July 9, 2012.

 

  • Senate – The Senate will also be in recess until July 9.

 

 

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