This Week’s Update

The House held a committee work week and met in pro forma session. Several committees, including the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees, completed markups of their portions of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House held a committee work week and met in pro forma session. Several committees, including the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees, completed markups of their portions of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package
  • Senate – The Senate confirmed James Kvaal to be Under Secretary of Education, as well as several judicial nominees.

Next Week in Congress

  • House – TThe House is scheduled to consider the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4350) for Fiscal Year 2022, the Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), and a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government beyond the current September 30 expiration date to either December 3 or December 10. The CR could potentially include additional items such as an increase in the debt ceiling, supplemental appropriations related to natural disasters, and an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program. 
  • Senate – The Senate is expected to continue its consideration of pending nominations and may consider voting rights legislation. The Senate might also take up the CR once is passed by the House.

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