Today In Washington
July 10, 2018
Source: Charlie Greene - Manager, Government Relations
House Considers SBA Bills Today – The House will vote today to reauthorize the Small Business Administration’s SCORE program (H.R. 1700) and to mandate that SBA and the Patent and Trademark Office provide intellectual property protection training to small businesses (H.R. 2655).
Appropriations Watch – The House Rules Committee announced yesterday that a second minibus of appropriations bills will be packaged together and brought to the floor next week, including Interior-Environment and Financial Services spending bills. The House Appropriations Committee has rescheduled the twice-delayed full committee markup of the Labor-HHS-Education bill for Wednesday morning.
- Wednesday, July 11 @ 10 AM: House Appropriations Committee, Full Committee Markup - FY19 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, 2175 Rayburn House Office Building
- Wednesday, July 11 @ 11 AM: House Small Business Committee, Innovation Nation: How Small Businesses in the Digital Technology Industry Use Intellectual Property, 2360 Rayburn House Office Building
- Thursday, July 12 @ 10 AM: Senate Banking Committee, An Overview of the Credit Bureaus and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building
July 17, 2018
Association For Enterprise Opportunity Launches The Tapestry Project To Advance Business Development Of Black-Owned Firms
AEO has opened the application cycle for The Tapestry Project, an initiative dedicated to advancing Black business development.
July 12, 2018
Today in Washington
House & Senate to Reconcile Differences in “Minibus” – The Senate voted yesterday to go to conference on the Energy and Water Development, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction & Veterans Affairs appropriations “minibus” (H.R. 5895)
July 11, 2018
Today in Washington
NDAA Watch – Last night, the Senate voted 91-8 to go to conference on the NDAA. Conferees for the FY19 defense authorization bill will formally meet today for the passing of the gavel.
June 29, 2018
ACTION ALERT: July Recess Packet
On Friday, June 29, Congress will adjourn for a week-long Fourth of July recess. Your legislators will be back home in their districts and states to meet with constituents like you, and share updates on their efforts in Washington, D.C.