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Congressional Schedule: June 11-15, 2018

Floor Action: Veterans- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 4635, a bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase peer-to-peer counseling for women veterans. Military- This week, the Senate is scheduled to begin consideration of S. 2987, the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Mark-Ups: Appropriations- On Tuesday, the Senate Appropriations…

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Congressional Schedule: June 4-8, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations- This week, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 5895, a “minibus” spending bill that includes provisions for the FY2019 Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs, and Related Agencies, and the FY2019 Legislative Branch spending bills. Hearings: Child Protection- On Tuesday, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance,…

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Congressional Schedule: May 21-25, 2018

Floor Action: Defense— This week, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act. Military— On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3642, the Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act. Veterans—On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 4334, the Improving Oversight of Women Veterans’ Care Act, and…

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Congressional Schedule: May 14-18, 2018

Floor Action: Crime— On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 4854, the Justice Served Act of 2018. Family Support— On Friday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, also known as the Farm Bill. Veterans— On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 5674, the VA…

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Congressional Schedule: May 7-11, 2018

Floor Action: Small Business/Entrepreneurship— On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 1680, the Women’s Business Centers Improvements Act, and H.R. 1702, the Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act. Mark-Ups: Appropriations— On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee will mark up the FY2019 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs spending bill, and the FY2019 Legislative Branch…

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Congressional Schedule April 30-May 4, 2018

Congress is in recess until the week of May 7.

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Congressional Schedule: April 23-27, 2018

Mark-Ups: Appropriations- On Thursday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs, and Related Agencies will mark up the FY2019 Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs, and Related Agencies spending bill. Also on Thursday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch will mark up the FY2019 Legislative Branch spending bill. Health- On Tuesday, the Senate…

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Congressional Schedule: April 16-20, 2018

Mark-Ups: Family Support— On Wednesday, the House Committee on Agriculture will mark up H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act. International— On Tuesday, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs will mark up several bills, including, H.R. 5129, the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act, and H.R. 5480, the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act. STEM— On…

    2019 WCPI Fellowship Application Now Available!

    The application materials for the 2019 WCPI Congressional Fellowship on Women and Public Policy are now available on our website! Please visit our Fellows webpage for details on how you can apply.

      WCPI Mourns the Passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

      The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute Mourns the Passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute (WCPI) mourns the loss of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), who passed away on Friday, March 16. The Democratic Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues during the 108th Congress, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter was serving her 16th term…

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