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

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Republicans Kill $600 Million In Emergency Funds To Fight Opioid Crisis

The Senate has rejected an amendment that would have added $600 million in emergency money to a measure designed to combat the nation’s heroin and opioid-addiction epidemic.

“I’m disappointed – not surprised, but disappointed,” Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., who offered the amendment, said on the floor after the vote on Wednesday. She asked her Republican colleagues who voted against her measure, “How many more people have to die before we’re willing to provide the resources necessary to fight this epidemic?”
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Reid: Supreme Court Nominee Coming Soon

The Senate will likely receive President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee “in a matter of a week or so,” Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said on the floor Wednesday.

The Senate has been locked in a partisan standoff over filling the vacancy on the high court following Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on Feb. 13. Obama has said he will appoint a nominee, but Republicans have vowed not to give that nominee a hearing or a vote, arguing the next president should fill the vacancy. Reid and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., as well as the leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee, met with the president Tuesday to discuss the vacancy.
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Romney to slam Trump as ‘a phony, a fraud’

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will slam current GOP front-runner Donald Trump as “a phony, a fraud” during remarks on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

Romney will reportedly call on voters to “make the right choices” during a speech at the University of Utah that comes a little more than a week before the final major round of voting in the GOP race on March 15.
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