This Week’s Update

The Senate confirmed judicial nominations and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released committee assignments for Senate Republicans.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed judicial nominations and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released committee assignments for Senate Republicans.
  • House – The House passed the Stopping Home Office Work’s Unproductive Problems (SHOW UP) Act of 2023 (H.R. 139), the Pandemic is Over Act (H.R. 382), and the Freedom for Health Care Workers Act (H.R. 497), and agreed to a joint resolution terminating the national emergency concerning COVID-19 declared by the President on March 13, 2020 (H.J. Res. 7), a resolution denouncing the horrors of socialism (H. Con. Res. 9), and a resolution to remove Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from the Foreign Affairs Committee (H. Res. 76).

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate will reconvene on Tuesday, February 7 at 3:00 pm and will resume consideration of judicial nominations. On Tuesday night at 9:00 pm, Senators will also attend President Biden’s State of the Union address.
  • House – The House may consider legislation terminate the requirement imposed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for proof of COVID-19 vaccination for foreign travelers (H.R. 185). Representatives will also attend the State of the Union address at 9:00 pm on Tuesday night.

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