Thursday in Washington

Both the House and Senate are in session today. The House will be considering a measure to freeze the salaries of the federal workforce through the end of the year. The Senate remains stalled as leaders try to resolve how to complete the consideration of Senator Hagel’s nomination to serve as the next Secretary of… More »

Wednesday in Washington

The State of the Union Address covered a wide range of topics last night with special emphasis on programs targeted to assist the middle class with education and job training initiatives. Few new details on the President’s desire to deal with climate change emerged, but the he did make a strong call for action and… More »

Tuesday in Washington

Today’s action will focus on two main events: the State of the Union address this evening and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on natural gas. While the hearing is expected to be broad in nature coving the universe of opportunities and challenges brought about by expanded natural gas production, it is likely… More »

Monday in Washington

The highlight of the week in Washington will be the President’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, where he is expected to lay out in more detail a number of the legislative priorities he mentioned in his inaugural address. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will give the Republican response.The Senate and the House will… More »