Tuesday in Washington

Tuesday in Washington: The House and the Senate are in recess this week and next. When they return, they are expected to take up a number of gun control measures and begin review of the President’s budget proposal. Last week’s activity in the Senate marked the first time in four years that the Senate has… More »

Monday in Washington

Monday in Washington: Both the House and the Senate will be in session this week. Ahead of a two week recess, Members of the House and the Senate will be scrambling to complete work on legislation to avert a government shutdown and passage of budget resolutions in both chambers to avoid having Congressional Member pay… More »

Thursday in Washington

Thursday in Washington: Both the House and the Senate will be in session today. The House will be considering H.Res. 113, a resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 803, the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act. Consideration of the CR/ minibus appropriations bill appears to be back on track with Senators… More »

Thursday in Washington

Both the House and Senate are in session today. Without a real plan for how to address the $85 billion sequestration, it appears the cuts will go into effect. House Republicans met in closed session yesterday for over an hour to discuss the next steps and how to deal with the next looming financial crisis:… More »