This Week’s Update

The House passed H.R. 7, “The Paycheck Fairness Act;” and H.R. Res. 252, a resolution expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals. Additionally, the House failed to override the President’s veto of H.J. Res. 46, which would nullify the emergency declaration related to the Southern Border.

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House passed H.R. 7, “The Paycheck Fairness Act;” and H.R. Res. 252, a resolution expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals. Additionally, the House failed to override the President’s veto of H.J. Res. 46, which would nullify the emergency declaration related to the Southern Border.

 

  • Senate – The Senate failed to invoke cloture on S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal, by a vote of 0-57. The Senate confirmed nominations of Bridget S. Bade, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; and Nicole Nason, of New York, to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration.

   

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House plans to consider H.R. 1585, “The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.” 

 

  • Senate -The Senate will continue its consideration of H.R. 268, which would make supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

 

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