This Week’s Update

The House passed the “Free Veterans From Fees Act” (H.R. 3997); the “Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act” (H.R. 801); the “North County National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act” (H.R. 1026); the “Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act (H.R. 5655); the “Susquehanna national Heritage Area Act” (H.R. 2991); the “Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018” (H.R. 5956); the “Water Resources Development Act of 2018” (H.R. 8); “Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act” (H.R. 3); and a bill “To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System” (H.R. 5005).

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Free Veterans From Fees Act” (H.R. 3997); the “Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act” (H.R. 801); the “North County National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act” (H.R. 1026); the “Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act (H.R. 5655); the “Susquehanna national Heritage Area Act” (H.R. 2991); the “Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018” (H.R. 5956); the “Water Resources Development Act of 2018” (H.R. 8); “Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act” (H.R. 3); and a bill “To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System” (H.R. 5005).

 

  • Senate –The Senate confirmed Robert Earl Wier to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Fernando Rodriguez, Jr. to be United States District judge for the Southern District of Texas; Annemarie Carney Axon to be United States District judge for the Northern District of Alabama; and Kenneth L. Marcus to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education. 

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House may consider the “Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act of 2018” (H.R. 5788); the “THRIVE Act” (H.R. 5735); and the “Stop Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act” (H.R. 2851)

 

  • Senate –The Senate may consider the “National Defense Authorization Act” (H.R. 5515).

 

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