Congressional Climate Bill Tracking November 7, 2016

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Congressional Climate Bill Tracking

H.R. 2775 – Remote Transaction Parity Act of 2015

H.R. 1218 – Personal Health Investment Today Act (PHIT)

H.R. 2646 – Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015

H.R. 612 – National Right-to-Work Act

H.R. 467 – STEM Opportunities Act of 2015

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

S. 2012 – Energy Policy Modernization Act 2015

H.R. 2577 – Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
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Today’s Hill Action
Senate Floor Schedule
10:30 a.m.: Convene for a pro forma session.
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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U.S.-backed Syrian alliance declares attack on Islamic State in Raqqa
A U.S.-backed alliance of Syrian armed groups has launched an operation to retake the northern city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of Islamic State in Syria, the group said on Sunday. The new offensive ratchets up pressure on Islamic State at a critical moment, with its fighters already battling an assault by Iraqi security forces on their remaining Iraqi stronghold in the northern city of Mosul. A statement issued by the U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab armed groups, said the long anticipated campaign, called Euphrates Anger, started late on Saturday.
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9 days after roiling campaign, FBI says it won’t seek charges against Clinton
FBI Director James B. Comey said Sunday that the bureau had completed its examination of newly discovered emails connected to Hillary Clinton – an inquiry that had roiled the presidential race for nine days – and found nothing to alter its months-old decision not to seek charges against the former secretary of state for her use of a private email server. In a letter to congressional committee chairmen, Comey said investigators had worked “around the clock” to review the emails. The investigators found that the emails were either duplicates of correspondence they had reviewed earlier or were personal emails that did not pertain to State Department business, government officials said.
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Immigration takes center stage in election
The outcome of Tuesday’s election could hardly bear more weight on the future of immigration reform legislation. Immigration is not on the ballot, but it was Donald Trump‘s signature issue from the day he launched his campaign, and his law-and-order approach to border security -­ combined with suggestions he’d reduce even legal levels of immigration — have painted a stark contrast to Hillary Clinton‘s more open strategy of encouraging new arrivals and advancing citizenship rights to millions of people in the country illegally. The differences, according to economists and experts across the political spectrum, carry enormous consequences not only for the undocumented millions, but also for the economy on the whole, touching on labor, healthcare, tax and entitlement is
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