Capitol Hill Updates

  • 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...
  • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20TH On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Last votes expected: TBD  One Minute SpeechesPostponed Suspension Votes: 1) H.R. 2606 - Stigler Act Amendments of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Cole / Natural Resources Committee)2) H.R. 6602 - To reauthorize the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Frank LoBiondo / Natural Resources Committee) Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1)...
  • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19TH On Wednesday, 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.  One Minute SpeechesLegislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1222 - Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Gus Bilirakis / Energy and Commerce Committee)2) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6615 - Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Bill...
  • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13TH  On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:30 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes are expected: 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  One Minute SpeechesPostponed Suspension Vote: 1) H.Res. 1091 - Calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma’s military and security forces, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Foreign Affairs Committee) Special Order Speeches
  • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH 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: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  One Minute SpeechesPostponed Suspension Vote: 1) H.Res. 1091 - Calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma’s military and security forces, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Foreign...
  • TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11TH  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: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  One Minute SpeechesPostponed Suspension Vote: 1) S. 825 - Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Natural Resources Committee) Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) S. 943 - Johnson-O'Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act (Sponsored by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp /...
  • WEEK OF DECEMBER 10TH  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10TH  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. 5513 - Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Natural Resources Committee)2) H.R. 6108 - Preserving America’s Battlefields Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jody Hice / Natural Resources Committee)3) H.R. 3008 - George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act (Sponsored...
  • WEEK OF DECEMBER 3RD   MONDAY, DECEMBER 3RD  On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4TH  On 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. 5513 - Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Natural Resources Committee)2) H.R. 3008 - George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Conaway / Natural Resources...