Congressional Climate Bill Tracking October 7, 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

Cornyn Pushes Mental Health Measures in Wake of Oregon Shooting
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Today’s Hill Action

Senate Floor Schedule

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Committee Hearings
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House Floor Schedule

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Committee Hearings

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Momentum Waning for Bipartisan Energy Action

Republicans in the House and Senate have succeeded in pushing bills to overhaul
the nation’s energy laws through two committees, setting up potential floor votes
in their drive to revamp energy policy for the first time since 2007.

Yet serious divides have appeared among the bipartisan group of lawmakers who came
together to draft the House bill, lowering the odds that the Republican-led 114th
Congress will craft legislation that President Barack Obama would be willing to
sign into law.
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House passes bill mandating DHS cybersecurity strategy

The House on Tuesday passed a bill requiring the Department of Homeland Security
to develop a formal cybersecurity strategy.

“This legislation is proof that there is bipartisan support for finding effective
solutions to this issue, and that we are not content to leave security to improvisation,”
bill sponsor Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) said in a statement.
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McCarthy’s Message to Conservatives: “I Am My Own Man”

House Ma­jor­ity Lead­er Kev­in Mc­Carthy is try­ing to prove he won’t be Speak­er
John Boehner 2.0. Wheth­er con­ser­vat­ives are buy­ing it is an­oth­er story.
The Cali­for­ni­an, the fron­trun­ner to suc­ceed

Boehner, cour­ted a con­fed­er­a­tion of con­ser­vat­ive groups Tues­day night prom­ising
a more in­clus­ive gov­ern­ing ap­proach than the man he is try­ing to suc­ceed.
“I think Mc­Carthy’s pitch was ‘I am not John Boehner, I am go­ing to run things
dif­fer­ently, I am my own man.’ I think that is a case that he does have to make,”
Rep. Blake Far­enthold said.
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