Congressional Climate Bill Tracking July 28, 2015

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Congressional Climate Bill Tracking

H.R. 255 – Next Generation American Manufacturing Act of 2015

S. 177 – Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015

H.R. 522 – Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies

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. 616 – To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for reforms to the EB-5 immigrant investor program, and for other purposes.

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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McCarthy: House will not vote on Senate’s highway funding bill

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Monday said his chamber will
not vote on the Senate’s six-year highway bill.

McCarthy’s declaration that the House will not be “taking up the Senate bill” means
a short-term extension is the only way to prevent a lapse in

federal infrastructure funding at the end of the week.

It also means the Export-Import Bank, linked to the highway bill in the Senate,
will not be renewed until September at the earliest.

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With House Defiant, Senate Eyes a 2-Month Highway Bill

Democrats might be his opposition, but the House is Mitch McConnell’s enemy.

Facing an end-of-the-week deadline, a Congress itching to go home for the August
recess, and an interchamber gulf over how to fund the nation’s roads and whether
to revive the Ex-Im Bank, the Senate majority leader’s most likely option may be
to put forward a bill extending the Highway Trust Fund for two months.

That would be an annoying yet familiar setback for a Senate that hopes to pass a
long-term, six-year bill-the longest such reauthorization in a decade.

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Mitch McConnell summons restive Republicans for ‘combative’ sitdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell got his hands on something he believed to
be damning: An email from Sen. Mike Lee’s aide to conservative activists plotting
to use an Obamacare vote as a political weapon.

So McConnell quickly summoned the GOP to a closed-door session in the Senate’s Mansfield
Room Monday night. And he made sure his caucus read the email, placing a copy on
every Republican senator’s chair before they arrived. A lawmaker in the room described
the mood as “combative.”

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