Capitol Hill Updates

  •   TUESDAY, APRIL 17TH  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: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  One Minute Speeches Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 2905 - Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. David Young / Judiciary Committee) 2) H.R. 4403 - Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Denham / Ways and Means Committee) 3) H.R. 5440 - To require notice from the Secretary of...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C.— MedStar Washington Hospital Center provided the following update on the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.): "Congressman Steve Scalise has initiated a series of planned, inpatient procedures related to his ongoing recovery from injuries sustained in last summer's shooting attack. He is in excellent spirits and is eager to return to work as soon as possible. It is anticipated that he will remain in the hospital for several days."
  •   Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) issued the following statement on the Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General report on former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe finding that he lacked candor with federal investigators, including under oath, on multiple occasions regarding his role in leaking to the media about the Clinton investigation.   Chairman Goodlatte: “It is clear that the decision to fire former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was the correct one. According to the Inspector General report, Mr. McCabe...
  •   WEEK OF APRIL 16TH  MONDAY, APRIL 16TH  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. 3607 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom McClintock / Natural Resources Committee) 2) H.R. 4609 - West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton / Natural...
  •     Here's what you need to know this week: Last Tax Day with an Outdated Code Farm Bill Introduced Personal Stories: Real person impact of the Farm Bill What We're Reading on Welfare Reform Zuckerberg Hearings Speaker Ryan's Announcement     Top 5 Ways the New Tax Code Will Be Better Than the Old One For America   April 17th marks the last time that taxpayers will ever have to deal with the old, broken tax code. As we bid...
  •   FRIDAY, APRIL 13TH  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 Speeches H.R. 4790 - Volcker Rule Regulatory Harmonization Act, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. French Hill / Financial Services Committee) Special Order Speeches
  • WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Association of Manufacturers' Outlook Survey released today shows increased levels of economic optimism among manufacturers—yet another sign of our robust economy in the wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Key findings of the Survey Include: 93.5 percent of respondents said they have a positive outlook for the future of their company, the second highest level in the survey's 20-year history Small manufacturers reached a record level of 94.5 percent feeling optimistic Projected growth rates among manufacturers for full-time...
  •   THURSDAY, APRIL 12TH  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: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  One Minute Speeches Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.J.Res. 2 - Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States (Four Hours of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte / Judiciary Committee) Special Order Speeches
  •     The Latest "Nation's Report Card" Has Been Released and It's Not Good. But Rep. Walker Has a Reason for Hope.     "That is why I introduced the A-PLUS Act to empower parents, teachers and local administrators to better address the needs of students and schools in their communities. With government’s education approach for the last five decades falling well below even the most reasonable expectations, it’s time to choose a better path."   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S...
  •   WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11TH    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: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. One Minute Speeches H.R. 4293 - Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Lee Zeldin / Financial Services Committee) H.R. 4061 - Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Dennis Ross /...