This Week’s Update

The Senate confirmed the nominations of Andrea Palm to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, Cynthia Marten to be Deputy Secretary of Education, Donet Graves to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Jewel Bronaugh to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, and Ronald Stroman and Amber McReynolds to be Governors of the United States Postal Service. The Senate also passed a Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res. 15) to disapprove the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s “True Lender” rule.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed the nominations of Andrea Palm to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, Cynthia Marten to be Deputy Secretary of Education, Donet Graves to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Jewel Bronaugh to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, and Ronald Stroman and Amber McReynolds to be Governors of the United States Postal Service. The Senate also passed a Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res. 15) to disapprove the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s “True Lender” rule.. 
  • House – The House passed the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act (H.R. 2547), and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 1065). 

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is expected to take up legislation focused on China, including the Endless Frontier Act (S. 1260). The Senate will also continue its consideration of pending nominations.
  • House – The House is expected to consider the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act (S. 937), the Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act (H.R. 1629), a supplemental appropriations bill to enhance U.S. Capitol security, and the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act (H.R. 3233).

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