This Week’s Update

The Senate was in recess.The Senate confirmed several nominations and voted not to debate the Right to Contraception Act (S.4381).

This Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed several nominations and voted not to debate the Right to Contraception Act (S.4381).
  • House – The House passed the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2025 (H.R. 8580) and the Illegitimate Court Counteraction Act (H.R. 8282).
  • Biden Administration – On June 4, President Biden signed an executive order that bars migrants who cross the border illegally from receiving asylum. The executive order also adds critical border and immigration personnel, invests in technology to detect illegal fentanyl, reforms the asylum system, and provides the President emergency authority to shut the border down when the system is overwhelmed.

Next Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate will reconvene on Tuesday, June 11, and is expected to continue processing nominees, including three nominees to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
  • House The House will reconvene on Tuesday, June 11, and may consider the Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025 (H.R. 8070). 

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