This Week’s Update

The Senate passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act (S. 914), and a Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res 14) to disapprove an Environmental Protection Agency regulation regarding methane emissions. The Senate confirmed the nominations of Colin Kahl to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Jason Miller to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Janet McCabe to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Bill Nelson to be Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Richard Sauber to be General Counsel at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Gayle Manchin to be Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission,  and Victoria Nuland to be Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act (S. 914), and a Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res 14) to disapprove an Environmental Protection Agency regulation regarding methane emissions. The Senate confirmed the nominations of Colin Kahl to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Jason Miller to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Janet McCabe to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Bill Nelson to be Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Richard Sauber to be General Counsel at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Gayle Manchin to be Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission,  and Victoria Nuland to be Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs.
  • House – The House held a committee work week and met in pro forma session. The House hosted President Biden for his first joint address to Congress.

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate will be in recess and meet in pro forma session. 
  • House – The House will hold a committee work week and meet in pro forma session.

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