Congressional Climate Bill Tracking October 6, 2015

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Congressional Climate Bill Tracking

S. 1177 – Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
H.R. 2646 – Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015
S. 1146 – Healthy School Meals Flexibility Act
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. 108 – Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act of 2015
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Video of the Day

WH: ‘No Reason’ Congress Can’t Pass Trans-Pacific Partnership in 2016
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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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Obama’s trade deal faces stiff headwinds

The White House’s announcement Monday of an international trade deal covering 40
percent of the world’s economy sets the stage for a bruising, months-long congressional
battle that is already spilling into the 2016 presidential race.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an agreement between the U.S. and 11 other
nations from Asia to Latin America, faces stiff headwinds in both parties.
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Senate Control Up for Grabs Next Year

Ward Baker has a tough act to follow: his own. As the National Republican Senatorial
Committee’s political director during the last election cycle, the former Marine
helped orchestrate a stunning nine-seat GOP gain, seizing Senate control for the
first time since 2006.

Baker’s reward was a promotion to executive director – and a 2016 map so unfavorable
to his party that the Democratic path back to control of the Senate need not veer
outside states that Barack Obama carried twice in his presidential elections.
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US firms pan international tax proposal

The architects of a sweeping set of recommendations to battle offshore tax avoidance
insist their project won’t allow foreign countries to simply grab cash from U.S.
companies.

The business community isn’t convinced.

Senior officials at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD),
a Paris-based research group sponsored by almost three dozen advanced economies,
said the new tax recommendations released Monday would help restore trust in tax
systems around the world, and give tax rules a long-overdue update for the digital
age.
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