Congressional Climate Bill Tracking March 2, 2016

Congressional Climate Bill Tracking

H.R. 3886 – Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act
H.R. 2646 – Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015
H.R. 1218 – Personal Health Investment Today Act (PHIT)
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. 2775 – Remote Transaction Parity Act of 2015
S. 191 – Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Act of 2015
S. 2012 – Energy Policy Modernization Act 2015

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Today’s Hill Action

Senate Floor Schedule

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House Floor Schedule

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What We Learned From Super Tuesday

Have his Super Tuesday wins propelled Donald Trump toward the Republican presidential nomination or have strong showings outside his home state of Texas renewed the campaign of Sen. Ted Cruz? What do some disappointing results, despite high-profile endorsements and tough attacks on the front-runner, mean for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio? Will Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders soldier on, buoyed by a few wins and close contests, though Hillary Clinton is looking inevitable?

Roll Call asked political analysts and strategists to weigh in:
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House GOP chairman narrowly survives primary challenge

Rep. Kevin Brady, the Texas Republican who chairs the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, narrowly prevailed in a primary race on Tuesday.

The 10-term lawmaker eked out a projected win with 53 percent of the vote, according to The Associated Press, just barely above the minimum of 50.1 percent to avoid a May runoff.

Tea Party-backed former Texas state Rep. Steve Toth finished in second place with 38 percent of the vote.
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McConnell Meets With House GOP on Funding, Supreme Court

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., crossed the Rotunda Tuesday morning to assure House Republicans that the Senate plans to engage in a vigorous budget process and to stand firm on the Supreme Court vacancy.

McConnell’s assurances, however, seemed to do little to quell conservative opposition to operating under the budget deal crafted last year.

The Republicans gathered as voters across the country began to head to the polls on Super Tuesday, to cast their votes for presidential contenders as well as the first congressional primaries.
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