Below is this week’s congressional update by BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team. We’ll continue to post in weeks when both chambers of Congress hold floor votes.
• President Joe Biden will host top congressional leaders at the White House on Wednesday seeking bipartisan common ground on large-scale infrastructure legislation.
• The House and Senate reconvene with a full agenda of hot-button issues beyond the infrastructure package that leaders wish to address in the near term: police reform, China competition, election reform, and hate crimes legislation all could see action before Memorial Day.
• House Republicans plan to hold a conference vote to replace Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., with Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., because of Cheney’s vocal criticism of former President Donald Trump. Continue Reading