Congressional Climate June 22, 2015

Congressional Climate Bill Tracking June 22, 2015

H.R. 255 – Next Generation American Manufacturing Act of 2015

S. 177 – Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015

H.R. 522 – Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies

H.R. 612 – To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.

H.R. 467 – STEM Opportunities Act of 2015

H.R. 616 – To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for reforms to the EB-5 immigrant investor program, and for other purposes.

S. 191 – Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Act of 2015

S. 108 – Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act of 2015

 

House GOP leader sees gas tax as politically unfeasible  

House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarty (R-Calif.) said Monday that a gas tax hike is unlikely to be approved by Congress this year.
Transportation advocates have pushed for a gas tax increase to help pay for an extension of an infrastructure funding measure that is scheduled to expire on July 31.
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This week: Race to finish trade before recess 

Congress will try to move President Obama’s trade agenda to the finish line before they rush out for a holiday recess.

A contentious trade package is set to dominate the Senate’s schedule this week, as lawmakers try once again to pass a ‘fast track’ trade bill.

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Budget fight threatens military pay raises  

Democrats and Republicans are locked in a budget fight that could keep the military from receiving expected pay raises next year.

Without an agreement on spending issues before the new fiscal year starts on Oct. 1, Congress would likely need to pass a short-term spending measure to avert a shutdown. But that would hold military pay raises at 2015 levels, denying servicemembers higher salaries that lawmakers back.

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Today’s Hill Action

 

Senate Floor Schedule

 

The Senate is not in session today.

 

Committee Hearings

 

There are no committee hearings scheduled today.  

 

House Floor Schedule

 

The House is not in session today.

 

Committee Hearings

 

There are no committee hearings scheduled today.

 

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