Capitol Hill Updates

  • THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH  On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Last votes expected: TBD.  One Minute Speeches Conference Report to Accompany H.J.Res. 31 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee) Special Order Speeches
  • WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH  On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  One Minute Speeches H.J.Res. 37 - Directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress (Structured Rule)(Sponsored by Rep. Ro Khanna / Foreign Affairs Committee) The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. McGovern /...
  •   WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.), last night, asked for unanimous consent to bring U.S. Representative Ann Wagner's (R-Mo.) Born Alive Survivors Protection Act to the House floor for a vote.Following the request, Walker published an op-ed in LifeSiteNews calling on House Democratic leadership to allow the legislation to come to the floor."Democratic leaders, supporting the abortion industry agenda, refused to even consider the legislation, fearing the thought of allowing their members...
  • WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11TH MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.  Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 1063 - Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings / Oversight and Reform Committee) 2) H.R. 1065 - Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2019(Sponsored by Rep. Stephen Lynch / Oversight and Reform Committee) 3) H.R. 1064 - To amend title 5, United...
  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH  On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  One Minute Speeches Complete Consideration of H.R. 840 - Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Julia Brownley / Veterans Affairs Committee) Postponed Amendment Vote: Rep. Bergman Amendment The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Allred / Sherrill / Torres Amendment (10 minutes of...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) on Thursday night led a "special order" on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives where he shared the story of Sharon Gross, a constituent from Archdale, N.C. who has been negatively impacted because of illegal immigration."As her daughter was driving home, she saw a white SUV heading the opposite direction swerve from the outer lane," Walker said. "The vehicle hit them head on. Sharon described the next moment: 'The next thing I remember was the sound of the metal crashing and...
  • THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH  On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  One Minute Speeches Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 494 - Tiffany Joslyn Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee / Judiciary Committee) 2) H.R. 450 - Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2019, as amended(Sponsored by Rep. Ted Deutch / Judiciary...
  • ‘It would help ensure that all baby girls and boys who are born alive – all of them – have their right to life respected and receive the medical care they need. It builds on the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 – which indeed did pass this body by unanimous consent – and creates enforcement mechanisms if abortion providers fail to give these newborn babies the medical attention and care they so obviously deserve.’     WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the...
  • WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  One Minute Speeches Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 876 – Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Peter DeFazio / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee) 2) H.R. 866 – Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton / Transportation and Infrastructure...
  • WEEK OF FEBRUARY 4TH  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH  On Monday, no votes are expected in the House. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. No votes are expected in the House.The House will reconvene at approximately 8:35 p.m. for a Joint Session of Congress to receive the President's State of the Union Address. Members are requested to be on the Floor and seated no later than 8:20 p.m.WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for...