This Week’s Update

The House passed the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), an approximately $1.75 trillion budget reconciliation package. The bill will now go to the Senate for consideration. The House approved a resolution (H. Res. 789) to censure Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ).

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House passed the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), an approximately $1.75 trillion budget reconciliation package. The bill will now go to the Senate for consideration. The House approved a resolution (H. Res. 789) to censure Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ).
  • Senate – The Senate began consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4350). The Senate confirmed Graham Steele to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Jonathan Kanter to be Assistant Attorney General, Richard Trumka Jr. to be a Member of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Willie Phillips Jr. to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Lee Satterfield to be Assistant Secretary of State, Charles Sams to be Director of the National Park Service, and Robert Bonnie to be Under Secretary of Agriculture. 

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House will be in recess and meet in pro forma session. The House is scheduled to reconvene on November 30.
  • Senate – The Senate will be in recess and meet in pro forma session. The Senate is scheduled to reconvene on November 29.

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