This Week’s Update

The House passed H.R. 1, the “For the People Act of 2019,” which includes ethics reforms, voting rights provisions, and mandatory disclosure of presidential tax returns. The House also passed H. Res. 183, which condemns anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim discrimination.

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House passed H.R. 1, the “For the People Act of 2019,” which includes ethics reforms, voting rights provisions, and mandatory disclosure of presidential tax returns. The House also passed H. Res. 183, which condemns anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim discrimination.

 

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed the following nominations: John Fleming, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development; Allison Jones Rushing, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit; Chad Readler, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; and Eric Murphy,  to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The White House is expected to submit the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget Request to Congress next week. Additional materials are expected to be released later in the month.

      The House schedule for next week can be found HERE.

 

  • Senate – The Senate is expected to consider the nomination of Paul Matey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.

 

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