Today In Washington
February 26, 2018
Source: Mark Lee - Director, Government Relations
Change of Plans: Short Week for the House – Today, Congress returns from the one-week President’s Day Recess. In a change to the previous schedule, the House will adjourn for the week on Tuesday in preparation for the Rev. Billy Graham to lie in State. The Senate will be in session for the full week.
Today @ 11:30am – House Small Business Committee hearing: “Workforce Development: Closing the Skills Gap.” 2360 Rayburn.
Tomorrow @ 10am – House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access hearing: “Occupational Hazards: How Excessive Licensing Hurts Small Business.” 2360 Rayburn.
Tomorrow @ 10am – House Financial Services Committee hearing: “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.” 2128 Rayburn.
Tomorrow @ 2:30pm – House Small Business Committee hearing: “How Red Tape Affects Community Banks and Credit Unions: A GAO Report.” 2360 Rayburn.
3.1 @ 10am – Senate Banking Committee hearing: “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress.” 538 Dirksen.
September 24, 2018
Today in Washington -
This week the House will consider 38 bills under suspension of the rules, which bars amendments, limits debate to 40 minutes and requires two-thirds majority for passage.