Weekly Highlights: November 6-10, 2017

Floor Action:

Employment- On November 9, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, S. Res. 330, a resolution “mandating anti-harassment training for Senators and officers, employees, and interns of, and detailees to, the Senate.”


Human Trafficking- On November 8, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation passed, by voice vote, S. 1693, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA), as amended.

Tax Policy- On November 9, the House Ways and Means Committee approved, 24-16, H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, as amended.


Health- On November 8, the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittees on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, and Higher Education and Workforce Development held a joint hearing, “Close to Home: How Opioids are Impacting Communities.”