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The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The House plans to take up a short-term spending bill to fund the government until Dec. 20. • President Donald Trump on Wednesday will visit an Apple manufacturing plant in Texas, as House Democrats continue their impeachment inquiry. • … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The House will vote on a bipartisan bill to sanction Turkey, and is proceeding with its impeachment inquiry after a week of tense moments and explosive testimony. • President Donald Trump is making his first trip to Chicago as … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Tension remains high between Capitol Hill and the White House, as the House marches forward in its impeachment inquiry and lawmakers take action to address President Donald Trump’s pullback of U.S. troops from the Turkey-Syria border and Turkey’s incursion … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump and other leaders are gathering in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly. • The Senate plans to approve a House-passed short-term spending bill to keep the government open. • Lawmakers are investigating a … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Lawmakers are working on a stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded into at least November. Current government spending expires Oct. 1. • President Donald Trump will travel west for several political events between visits from foreign leaders … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Congress returns this week from its six-week summer recess, with 40 legislative days remaining in 2019. • Democrats this week are focusing on gun control measures, attempting to pressure Republicans in the wake of multiple mass shootings this summer. … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Negotiators are seeking to wrap up an agreement on raising the debt limit and budget caps, with the House in its final week before a six-week August recess. • President Donald Trump today is hosting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The House will vote to hold in contempt Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and will also vote on raising the federal minimum wage. • Senators will vote on four bilateral tax treaties, and continue votes … Continue Reading

The Weekly Hill Update

HEADLINES • The House and Senate return from their weeklong July 4 recess, continuing negotiations to raise budget caps and the debt limit. • The White House has planned a social media summit to discuss challenges and opportunities in the online environment. • Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will testify regarding monetary policy before House and … Continue Reading
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