Congressional Climate Bill Tracking September 30, 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

McConnell Calls for Two-Year Budget Deal
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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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Boehner, McConnell, Obama to take last stab at budget deal

Congressional Republican leaders are launching budget talks with the White House.
The talks could give outgoing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) a last chance at a big
deal with President Obama.

They could also clear the decks of messy issues that could challenge Sen. Mitch
McConnell’s bid to hold his Senate majority in next year’s elections.
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Deal-Hungry Senate Eager for Boehner’s Halloween Treats

Senators from both parties want outgoing Speaker John A. Boehner, no longer handcuffed
by hardliners in his conference, to send over as many treats as he can – with a
minimum of tricks – before retiring around Halloween.

Four days after Boehner’s announcement he’ll step down next month, Senate Minority
Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., was touting Tuesday the prospects for a two-year top-line
budget deal – and Reid’s wish list for Boehner’s promised “barn cleaning” includes
an increase in the federal debt limit.
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McCarthy gives Boehner a ‘B-‘ as Speaker

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) late Tuesday gave Speaker John Boehner
(R-Ohio), whom he hopes to succeed as Speaker, a “B-” grade for his tenure leading
House Republicans.

“I think John Boehner deserves a B-,” McCarthy said during an appearance on Fox
News’s “Hannity” program, prompting host Sean Hannity to lament, “Oh, come on.”
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