This Week’s Update

The Senate was in recess.

This Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate was in recess.
  • House – The House was in recess.
  • Biden Administration – On February 21, President Biden signed an executive order intending to bolster the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to directly address maritime cyber threats, including through cybersecurity standards.

Next Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate will reconvene on Monday, February 26, is expected to continue processing nominees, and may act to address the four spending bills that expire on March 1 (including Military Construction-VA, Agriculture, Energy-Water, and Transportation-HUD). The remaining eight spending bills expire on March 8.
  • House – The House will reconvene on Wednesday, February 28, is expected to consider Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization of about two months, and may act to address the four spending bills that expire on March 1. The remaining eight spending bills, including the current FAA reauthorization, expire on March 8.

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