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 Conservatives Refuse Compromise With Ryan On Budget

Conservative House Republicans on Thursday continued to say they wouldn’t vote for a budget resolution that sticks to last year’s budget deal, even after GOP leaders offered to hold a separate vote on legislation to cut $30 billion in mandatory spending.

“Not inclined to be there, nope,” House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, told Roll Call.
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New hope for mental health reform

Senators are quietly negotiating a bipartisan mental health reform bill that they plan to consider in mid-March, even as a parallel effort in the House struggles to move forward.

The hope is that the mental health overhaul can become a rare legislative achievement in an election year, but the window for action is closing.

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the leader of the Senate Health Committee, is drafting a bill with ranking Democrat Sen. Patty Murray(Wash.) and Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.). The Obama administration is also involved in negotiations.
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The Elephant on the CPAC Stage

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. – The last two Republican presidential nominees forcefully denounced Donald Trump on Thursday, but at one of the largest conservative confabs of the year, the GOP front-runner’s name hardly came up.

In fact, explicit references to the presidential race were few and far between at the first day of speeches at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

“I’m loving this election! Aren’t you,” Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn said. That was as emphatic a reference as the presidential election got.
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