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Congressional Schedule: April 24-28, 2017

Floor Action: International- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H. Res. 187, a resolution relating to the efforts to respond to the famine in South Sudan.  

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    Weekly Highlights: April 3-7, 2017

    Floor Action: Miscellaneous- On April 4, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, S. Res. 112, which designates April 5, 2017, as “Gold Star Wives Day.” Mark-Ups: Veterans- On April 6, the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health approved, by voice vote, several bills, including H.R. 91, the Building Supportive Networks for Women Veterans Act, H.R….

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    Congressional Schedule: April 10-21, 2017

    Congress is in recess until the week of April 24.

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    Weekly Highlights: March 27-31, 2017

    Floor Action: Abortion- On March 30, the Senate approved, 51-50, H. J. Res. 43, a resolution to repeal a regulation that prevented states from withholding Title X federal family planning funds from organizations that provide abortions. Hearings: Child Protection- On March 28, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing, “Protecting Young Athletes from Sexual Abuse.”…

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    Congressional Schedule: April 3-7, 2017

    Hearings: Employment- On Wednesday, the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections will hold a hearing on H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act. International- On Thursday, the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations will hold a hearing, “Enforcement is Not Optional: The Goldman Act…

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    Weekly Highlights: March 20-24, 2017

    Floor Action: Health- This week, the House canceled its consideration of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act when it became clear that the measure did not have enough support for passage. Miscellaneous- On March 20, the House passed, by voice vote, H.R. 382, the 100 years of Women in Congress Act. Mark-Ups: Child Protection-…

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    Congressional Schedule: March 27-31, 2017

    Hearings: Child Protection- On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing, “Protecting Young Athletes From Sexual Abuse.” Family Support- On Tuesday, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition will hold a hearing, “The Next Farm Bill: The Future of SNAP Policy.” Veterans- On Wednesday, the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health will hold a…

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    Congressional Schedule: March 20-24, 2017

    Floor Action: Miscellaneous- On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 382, the 100 Years of Women in Congress Act. Health- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider the American Health Care Act of 2017. Hearings: Military- On Tuesday, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel will hold a hearing, “Social Media…

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    Weekly Highlights: March 13-17, 2017

    This week, President Trump submitted to Congress an outline of his FY2018 budget priorities. Floor Action: Miscellaneous- On March 15, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, S. Res. 76, a resolution designating March 21 as “National Rosie the Riveter Day.” Mark-Ups: Health- On March 16, the House Budget Committee approved, 19-17, the American Health Care…

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