This Week’s Update

The Senate failed to invoke cloture on a motion to proceed to the legislative vehicle for a bipartisan infrastructure framework (H.R. 3684). The Senate confirmed the nominations of Kenneth Polite to be Assistant Attorney General, Bonnie Jenkins to be Under Secretary of State, Jill Hruby to be Under Secretary of Energy, and Jennifer Abruzzo to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate failed to invoke cloture on a motion to proceed to the legislative vehicle for a bipartisan infrastructure framework (H.R. 3684). The Senate confirmed the nominations of Kenneth Polite to be Assistant Attorney General, Bonnie Jenkins to be Under Secretary of State, Jill Hruby to be Under Secretary of Energy, and Jennifer Abruzzo to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
  • House – The House passed legislation to improve the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa program (H.R. 3985), the PFAS Action Act (H.R. 2467), and the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act (H.R. 2668).

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is expected to hold additional procedural votes on the legislative vehicle for the bipartisan infrastructure framework. The Senate will continue its consideration of pending nominations.
  • House – The House is expected to vote on a “minibus” package of seven Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bills: Labor-Health and Human Services; Agriculture-FDA; Energy & Water; Financial Services and General Government; Interior-EPA; Military Construction-VA; Transportation-Housing and Urban Development. 

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