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    The application materials for the Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy are available on our website! Visit our Fellowship page for more details about the program and to download the application. The deadline for applications is June 1, 2017!

    • Congressional Schedule

    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…

    • Weekly Highlights

    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…

    • Weekly Highlights

    Weekly Highlights: March 3-10, 2017

    Floor Action: Appropriations- On March 8, the House passed, 371-48, H.R. 1301, the FY2017 defense spending bill. Health- On March 7, the House passed, by voice vote, H.R. 1174, the Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act. International- On March 8, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, S. Res. 84, a resolution recognizing International Women’s Day. Human…

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: March 13-17, 2017

    Floor Action: Budget- This week, President Trump is likely to submit to Congress an outline of his FY2018 budget request. Hearings: Family Support- On Wednesday, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources will hold a hearing, “Reauthorization of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program.” Child Protection- On Thursday, the House…

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: March 6-10, 2017

    Floor Action: Health- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 1174, the Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act. Appropriations- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 1301, the FY2017 Defense spending bill. Markups: Employment- On Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will mark up H.R. 653, the Federal Intern Protection…

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: February 27 – March 3, 2017

    On Tuesday, President Trump will address a joint session of Congress.  Markups:   On Tuesday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will mark up H.R. 1174, the Fairness for Breast Feeding Mothers Act of 2017. 

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: February 13-17, 2017

    Floor Action: Abortion- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider 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 Wednesday, the House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold a hearing, “Providing Vulnerable Youth…

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: January 23-27, 2017

    Floor Action: International: On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Act and the Digital Global Access Policy (GAP) Act of 2017. Abortion: On Tuesday, the House also is scheduled to consider H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017.

    • Congressional Schedule

    Congressional Schedule: January 9-13, 2017

    Floor Action: Health: On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 315, the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act. Education: On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 321, the Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Act. Small Business/Entrepreneurship: On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 255,…

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