Capitol Hill Updates

  • WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16TH  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: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  One Minute Speeches Postponed Suspension Vote: 1) H.R. 190 - Expanding Contract Opportunities for Small Businesses Act(Sponsored by Rep. Roger Marshall / Small Business Committee) H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee) The Rule provides for one...
  • TUESDAY, JANUARY 15TH On Tuesday, 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: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  One Minute SpeechesLegislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.J.Res. 27 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee)2) H.R. 135 - Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings / Oversight and Reform Committee)3) H.R. 136 - Federal Intern...
  • WEEK OF JANUARY 14TH  MONDAY, JANUARY 14THOn 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. 116 - Investing in Main Street Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Judy Chu / Small Business Committee)2) H.R. 246 - Stimulating Innovation through Procurement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Abby Finkenauer / Small Business Committee)3) H.R. 206 - Encouraging Small Business Innovators Act (Sponsored by Rep. Harley...
  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 11TH  On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  One Minute Speeches H.R. 266 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum / Appropriations Committee) Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) S. 24 - Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Sen. Ben Cardin / Oversight and Reform Committee) Postponed...
  • THURSDAY, JANUARY 10TH 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 are expected: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  One Minute Speeches H.R. 265 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Sanford Bishop / Appropriations Committee) H.R. 267 - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. David...
  • WEEK OF JANUARY 7TH MONDAY, JANUARY 7THOn Monday, no votes are expected in the House.TUESDAY, JANUARY 8THOn Tuesday, 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. ___ - Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Pallone / Energy and Commerce Committee)2) H.R.____- Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo / Energy and Commerce Committee)3) H.R...
  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 4TH On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  One Minute SpeechesContinue Consideration of H.Res. 6 - Adopting the Rules of the House for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress - Title II (One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Steny Hoyer)Special Order Speeches
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) released the House passed the H.R. 21, the Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019 and H.J. Res 1, the Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, legislation that funds the remainder of the government through the fiscal year, while only funding the Department of Homeland Security through February 8, 2019:“It is a sad day for America when political posturing becomes more important than the safety...
  • FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21STOn Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Last votes: TBD One Minute SpeechesLegislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.Res. 1063 - Designating room H–226 of the United States Capitol as the "Lincoln Room" (Sponsored by Rep. Darin LaHood / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)2) H.R. 7318 - To amend the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 to ensure that the Public Buildings Reform Board has adequate time to carry out the responsibilities of...
  •   WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the House passed the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 695, the Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act of 2019, legislation to finish government funding and provide $5.7 billion for border security: “Nancy Pelosi learned two things today. First, it’s not 2009 anymore. Second, hubris is not the same as leadership – you don’t get to march into the Oval Office and dictate your demands without compromise. Now, each of the...