This Week’s Update

The Senate and the House continued negotiations towards an omnibus appropriations bill and a coronavirus response package. Congressional leaders indicated that significant progress has been made, but an agreement has not yet been reached. The House and the Senate may pass a short-term continuing resolution later today. The Senate confirmed a pair of judicial nominees.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate and the House continued negotiations towards an omnibus appropriations bill and a coronavirus response package. Congressional leaders indicated that significant progress has been made, but an agreement has not yet been reached. The House and the Senate may pass a short-term continuing resolution later today. The Senate confirmed a pair of judicial nominees.
  • House – The House passed the Transparency and Effective Accountability Measures for Veteran Caregivers Act (S. 2216) and the HBCU Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era of Results for Students Act (S. 461).

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate and the House will continue their work to finalize an omnibus appropriations bill and a coronavirus response package. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) indicated that Congress remain in session until an agreement is reached.
  • House – Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) has urged members to remain in Washington and keep their schedules flexible, as the House could vote this weekend on an omnibus package and coronavirus response legislation.

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