This Week’s Update

The Senate confirmed several judicial nominations. A  vote to open debate on a supplemental spending bill with Ukraine and Israel aid, border security measures, and other items failed, but did vote to open debate on a supplemental spending bill with Ukraine and Israel aid without border security measures (H.R. 815). A procedural vote is expected no later than 7 pm this evening and could potentially continue debate of the bill through the weekend and into next week.

This Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed several judicial nominations. A  vote to open debate on a supplemental spending bill with Ukraine and Israel aid, border security measures, and other items failed, but did vote to open debate on a supplemental spending bill with Ukraine and Israel aid without border security measures (H.R. 815). A procedural vote is expected no later than 7 pm this evening and could potentially continue debate of the bill through the weekend and into next week.
  • House – The House passed the Protecting Health Care for All Patients Act (H.R. 485), failed to impeach Homeland Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas (H. Res. 863), and failed to pass a bill containing $17.6 billion in funding for Israel (H.R. 7217).
  • Biden Administration – On February 9, the White House announced that it is planning to invest over $5 billion in semiconductor-related research, development, and workforce needs, including in the National Semiconductor Technology Center.

Next Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate may remain in session through approximately Tuesday considering H.R. 815, then is expected to leave on recess until February 26.
  • House – The House will reconvene on Tuesday, February 13, and may consider the Creating Confidence in Clean Water Permitting Act (H.R. 7023).

     

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