Congressional Climate Bill Tracking September 29, 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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Today’s Hill Action

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Chaffetz pitches Gowdy for GOP leader

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is urging Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.)
to run for majority leader — a move that would complicate an already tough contest
between two red-state conservatives.

“Trey Gowdy is the best person to unite our conference and articulate the Republican
message,” Chaffetz wrote in an email to The Hill Tuesday morning. “He is widely
trusted and beloved in our conference.”
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Schumer in talks with Ryan on major tax, infrastructure deal

Three years ago, Chuck Schumer called Paul Ryan’s plans for deficit reduction a
“fraud.” Now the future Democratic leader wants to cut a deal with him.

The New York senator isn’t playing it safe as he prepares to lead his caucus in
2017. Despite getting hit by liberals for siding with Republicans on the Iran nuclear
deal, Schumer is in talks with the conservative Ryan (R-Wis.) and vulnerable Ohio
Republican Sen. Rob Portman to deliver a major infrastructure bill that’s eluded
Congress for a decade.
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McMorris Rodgers Sits Out Majority Leader Race

Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers will not run for majority
leader in the post-John A. Boehner leadership shakeup, she said in a statement Monday
night.

“The best way right now for me to empower my colleagues through positive change
is to remain Conference Chair,” the Washington Republican said.
The announcement brings to an end her nearly 72-hour period of phone calls and courtship
of lawmakers in the wake of Boehner’s surprise announcement that he’d resign his
speakership at the end of October. Conventional wisdom holds that Majority Leader
Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., will succeed Boehner, leaving a scramble to succeed McCarthy.
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