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  • Bills Introduced

    June 26, 2015

    Child Protection S. 1665—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions—A bill to authorize local educational agencies and schools to carry out child sexual abuse awareness and prevention programs or activities. Health H.R. 2866—Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)/Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform (6/23/15)—A bill to provide for a special enrollment…

  • House Committee Passes Labor-HHS-Education Spending Bill

    June 26, 2015

    On June 24, the House Appropriations Committee approved, 30-21, the FY2016 Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS)-Education spending bill (as-yet-unnumbered). The Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee cleared the legislation on June 17 (see The Source, 6/19/15). According to the committee report, the legislation would provide $154.5 billion in discretionary funding,…

  • Welfare System Focus of Joint House Subcommittee Hearing

    June 26, 2015

    On June 25, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources and the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition held a joint hearing, “Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: How Our Welfare System Can Discourage Work.” This was the latest in a series of hearings on nutrition assistance programs, in general, and the Supplemental Nutrition…

  • Senate Committee Clears Labor-HHS-Education Spending Bill

    June 26, 2015

    On June 25, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved, 16-14, the FY2016 Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), Education, and Related Agencies spending bill (S. 1695). The Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee cleared the legislation on June 23. According to the committee summary, the legislation would provide $153.2 billion in…

  • Transportation, Housing Spending Bill Clears Senate Committee

    June 26, 2015

    On June 25, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved, 20-10, the FY2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies spending bill (H.R. 2577); the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies passed the legislation on June 23. The House passed its version of the bill on June 9 (see The…

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  • Briefing Invitation: Third Annual STEM Fair and Reception

    June 30, 2015

    Women’s Policy, Inc. in cooperation with Reps. Kristi Noem and Doris O. Matsui Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and Reps. Susan Brooks and Lois Frankel Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues invites you to the Third Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Fair and Reception Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5-7 p.m. 345 Cannon…

  • Congressional Schedule: June 29-July 3, 2015

    June 29, 2015

    Congress is in recess until July 7.

  • Weekly Highlights: June 22-26, 2015

    June 29, 2015

    Mark-Ups: Appropriations- On June 25, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved, 16-14, the FY2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies spending bill (S. 1695). On June 25, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved, 20-10, the FY2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies spending bill (H.R. 2577); the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation,…

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Jeannette Rankin (R-MT) was the first woman elected to the House of Representatives (1917). Rebecca Latimer Felton (D-GA) was the first woman to serve in the Senate (1922).