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Washington Update

Our weekly update on Congress

The Senate confirmed several nominations and dismissed articles of impeachment for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The Senate is scheduled to vote on the Reforming Intelligence and Securing America Act (H.R. 7888) before the end of the weekend and may vote on the Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024 (H.R. 8034), the Ukraine Security Supplemental...
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The Senate confirmed several nominations, passed S.J. Res. 61, “providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Highway Administration relating to National Performance Management Measures; Assessing Performance of the National Highway System, Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measure,” and passed H.J. Res. 98, “providing for...
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The Senate confirmed several nominations and is considering and expected to pass a package of six full-year appropriations bills (Defense, Financial Services-General Government, Homeland Security, Labor-Health and Human Services-Education, Legislative Branch, and State-Foreign Operations) sometime this weekend. Majority Leader Schumer (D-NY) undertook a process to place the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act (H.R....
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The Senate confirmed several nominations.
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The Senate confirmed several nominations and passed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Reauthorization Act (S. 3853). It invoked cloture on a package of six full-year appropriations bills (Agriculture, Commerce-Justice and Science, Energy-Water, Interior-Environment, Military Construction-VA, and Transportation-HUD) which it is debating into Friday night.
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The Senate confirmed several judicial nominations and passed H.R. 7463, a short-term funding measure that funds the federal government in two tranches through March 8 (Agriculture, Energy-Water, Military Construction-VA, and Transportation-HUD) and March 22, respectively. It also failed to override the President’s veto of S.J. Res. 38 regarding a rule submitted by the Federal Highway...
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The Senate passed a supplemental spending bill with funding for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan, among other items (H.R. 815).
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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...
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