Author Archives: Gary Gore

Protecting The Legislative Filibuster Is A Bipartisan Priority

For Years, Both Leader McConnell and President Biden Have Argued Against Ending The Legislative Filibuster, Which Biden Recently Called ‘A Very Dangerous Move’   Leader McConnell Has Consistently Defended The Legislative Filibuster In Both The Majority And The Minority   SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY), 2019: “A Democratic assault on the legislative filibuster would make the […]

Daily House of Representatives’ Schedule 1/21/21

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21ST On Thursday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last vote expected: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. H.R. 335 – To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer […]

House Republican Whip: Biden Pushes Failed Obama-era Policies on Day One

President Biden has already moved to undo many of our economic and diplomatic gains from the past four years. Over the next 100 days, House Republicans must work to accelerate the rollout of vaccines developed under Operation Warp Speed, while resisting government overreach in the economy and elsewhere. Americans want normality, not a far-left makeover […]

HHS Office for Civil Rights Publishes Proposed Rule Protecting Infants Born Alive from Discrimination on the Basis of Disability

OCR Publishes Proposed Rule Protecting Infants Born Alive from Discrimination on the Basis of Disability On Friday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a proposed rule promoting the fundamental human dignity of individuals with disabilities in the nation’s health care system and protecting the rights of […]

Congresswoman Kay Granger Announces Republican Committee Leadership, Welcomes New Members for 117th Congress

WASHINGTON – Rep. Kay Granger (TX), Republican Leader of the House Appropriations Committee, announced the Republican Steering Committee’s recommendations for subcommittee ranking members and new Republican committee members for the 117th Congress. The recommendations will need to be ratified by the Republican Conference. “During the 116th Congress, Committee Republicans successfully fought to ensure that the priorities of […]

Daily House of Representatives’ Schedule 1/13/21

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13TH On Wednesday, 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 expected: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. H.Res. 24 – Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors (Closed Rule, Two Hours of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. […]

Daily House of Representatives’ Schedule 1/12/21

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12TH On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. H.Res. 21 – Calling on Vice President Michael R. Pence to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments of the Cabinet to activate […]

HHS Final Rule to Align Grants Regulation with Nondiscrimination Statutes

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule that requires grantees to comply with applicable nondiscrimination statutes, including those protecting religious liberty. The final rule revises certain regulatory provisions in the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for HHS Awards (“HHS grants regulation”) that were amended in 2016 […]

House Republican Whip Scalise Statement on Electoral Vote Certification

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement ahead of today’s joint session of Congress: “The Constitution requires that states carry out elections according to the rules established by state legislatures. In a number of states, that did not happen. We cannot turn a blind eye to states selectively choosing which […]

Daily House of Representatives’ Schedule 1/6/21

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6TH On Wednesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business and recess immediately. The House will reconvene at 1:00 p.m. for a Joint Session of Congress to count the electoral ballots for the President and Vice-President of the United States. Members are advised that votes are expected during the Joint […]