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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…

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      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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      Congressional Schedule: March 12-16, 2018

      Floor Action: Appropriations— This week, the House is scheduled to begin consideration of an FY2018 omnibus spending bill. Hearings: Family Support— On Thursday, the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development will hold a hearing, “Strengthening Access and Accountability to Work in Welfare Programs.”  

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      Congressional Schedule: March 5-9, 2018

      Hearings: Family Support— On Tuesday, the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education will hold a hearing, “Strengthening Welfare to Work With Child Care.”   Military—  On Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel will hold a hearing, “Domestic Violence and Child Abuse in the Military.”  

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      Congressional Schedule: February 26-March 2, 2018

      Floor Action: Human Trafficking— On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 767, the Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond (SOAR) to Health and Wellness Act. On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017. Hearings: International— On Tuesday, the House…

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      Congressional Schedule: January 8-12, 2018

      Mark-Ups: Child Protection—On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider S. 1252, the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2017.

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      Congressional Schedule: December 18-22, 2017

      Floor Action: Education—On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider several bills, including H.R. 4254, the Women in Aerospace Education Act, and H.R. 4375, the STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act. Appropriations—On Tuesday, the House and Senate are scheduled to consider H.R. 1370, a bill making continuing appropriations for FY2018. Human Trafficking—On Tuesday,…

      • Weekly Highlights

      Weekly Highlights: December 11-15, 2017

      Mark-Ups: Human Trafficking- On December 12, the House Judiciary Committee approved, by voice vote, H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, as amended. On December 13, the House Financial Services Committee approved, 59-0, H.R. 2219, the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act. The House Foreign Affairs Committee…

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      Congressional Schedule: December 11-15, 2017

      Mark-Ups: Education—On Tuesday, the House Education and the Workforce Committee will mark up H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act. Human Trafficking—On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up several bills, including H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017.

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