This Week’s Update

The Senate passed a $1.7 trillion omnibus appropriations bill, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (H.R. 2617), to fund the federal government through FY 2023 by a vote of 68-29. The Senate also confirmed nominations.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate passed a $1.7 trillion omnibus appropriations bill, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (H.R. 2617), to fund the federal government through FY 2023 by a vote of 68-29. The Senate also confirmed nominations.
  • House – The House is voting on the omnibus package later this afternoon and is expected to pass it.

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is in recess and will return on January 3, 2023, to swear in the new Members of the 118th Congress before recessing again until the 23rd.
  • House – The House is in recess and will reconvene on January 3, 2023, to swear in new Members and elect the House Speaker.

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