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Congressional Schedule: October 16-20, 2017

The House is in recess until October 23. Floor Action: Budget- This week, the Senate is scheduled to consider S. Con. Res. 25, the FY2018 budget resolution.

  • Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights: October 9-13, 2017

Hearings: International- On October 11, the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations held a hearing, “The State Department and USAID FY2018 Africa Budget.” Small Business- On October 12, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology held a hearing, “Fostering Women’s Entrepreneurial Success.”

  • Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights: October 2-6, 2017

The Senate is in recess until the week of October 16. Hearings: Small Business/Entrepreneurship— On Thursday, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology will hold a hearing, “Fostering Women’s Entrepreneurial Success.”

  • Congressional Schedule

Congressional Schedule: October 10-13, 2017

Floor Action: The Senate is in recess until the week of October 16. Hearings: Small Business/Entrepreneurship— On Thursday, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology will hold a hearing, “Fostering Women’s Entrepreneurial Success.”

    WCPI Mourns the Passing of Kate Eby Moore

    The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute (WCPI) Board of Directors, Emeritus board members, and staff mourn the passing of Kate Eby Moore, a longtime, dedicated WCPI board member, on September 30, 2017. Kate was a very special person whose generosity, humor, and warmth will be missed. Her commitment and passion for women’s health was demonstrated through…

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: October 2-6, 2017

    Floor Action: Abortion- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Education- Also on Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 2408, the Protecting Girls’ Access to Education Act. Budget- This week, the House is scheduled to consider H. Con. Res. 71, the FY2018 Budget…

    • Weekly Highlights

    Weekly Highlights: September 25-29, 2017

    Floor Action: International- On September 25, the House passed S. 1141, the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, by voice vote. Family Support- On September 26, the House passed, 214-209, H.R. 2824, the Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act, as amended. Mark-Ups: Violence Against Women- On September…

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: September 25-29, 2017

    Floor Action: International- On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider S. 1141, the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017. Family Support- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 2824, the Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act. Health- This week, the Senate is scheduled to…

    • Weekly Highlights

    Weekly Highlights: September 18-22, 2017

    Floor Action: Military- On September 18, the Senate passed, 89-8, H.R. 2810, the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act. Mark-Ups: Human Trafficking- On September 19, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved S. 1848, the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. Hearings: Human Trafficking- On September 19, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing…

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: September 18-22, 2017

    The House is in recess until September 25. Floor Action: Military – The Senate is scheduled to consider H.R. 2810, the National Defense Reauthorization Act. Hearings: Human Trafficking – The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on S. 1693, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017.

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