Congressional Climate Bill Tracking July 27, 2015

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Congressional Climate Bill Tracking

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. 612To 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
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Video of the Day

Sen. Cruz call McConnell a liar
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Today’s Hill Action

Senate Floor Schedule

The Senate is not in session today.

Committee Hearings
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House Floor Schedule

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Committee Hearings

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House, Senate heading for showdown on highway funding

Senate and House Republicans are heading to a showdown over transportation spending.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) wants to pass a six-year highway
deal before Thursday to give the House time to take it up before the August recess,
according to a Senate GOP leadership source.

But opposition to the Senate bill is growing on the other side of the Capitol.

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Senate votes to revive Ex-Im

The Senate in a rare Sunday session has voted to advance legislation reauthorizing
the Export-Import Bank, which expired last month.

Over objections from conservatives, the Senate voted 67-26 to end debate on a measure
to add language reauthorizing the bank’s charter to federal highway spending legislation.
A vote to formally add the language to the highway bill will come later this week.

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Despite Rebukes, Ted Cruz Doubles Down on Charge McConnell Lied

The Senate opened Sunday with a reading by the Senate President Pro Tem Orrin G. Hatch of the Senate’s rules of decorum, in an apparent
rebuke of Sen. Ted Cruzcalling Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a liar on Friday. And things got more personal from
there.

Shortly thereafter, McConnell defended his actions setting up a vote to revive the
Export-Import Bank, even though he opposes it – and other top Republicans rebuked
Cruz on the floor even as the Texas Republican came to the floor to defend his comments
in an extraordinary speech of his own.

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