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Congressional Schedule: September 17-21, 2018

The House is in recess until September 25. Floor Action: Appropriations— This week, the Senate is scheduled to consider the conference report for H.R. 6157, a minibus package containing the FY2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies spending bills. The legislation also contains a continuing resolution to fund the government…

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Congressional Schedule: September 10-14, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations— This week, the House is likely to consider H.R. 5895, a minibus that contains the FY2019 Energy and Water; Legislative Branch; and Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs, and Related Agencies spending bills. Hearings: Health— On Friday, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing, “Better Data and Better Outcomes:…

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Congressional Schedule: September 3-7, 2018

The House and Senate are in session this week.

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Congressional Schedule: August 20-24, 2018

This week, the Senate is expected to consider H.R. 6157, a minibus bill that combines the FY2019 Defense (S. 3159) and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (S. 3158) spending bills. The House remains in recess until September 4.

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WCPI Mourns the Passing of Ambassador and former Congresswoman Margaret Heckler, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues

The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute (WCPI) mourns the loss of Ambassador and former Congresswoman Margaret Heckler (R-MA), who passed away on Monday, August 6. The first woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, Ambassador Heckler represented suburban Boston in Congress from 1967-1982. She was a co-founder and co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues….

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Congressional Schedule

The Senate is in recess until August 15, while the House remains in recess until September 4.

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Congressional Schedule: July 23-27, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations— On Monday, the Senate is scheduled to consider H.R. 6147, a “minibus” bill that contains the FY2019 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; Financial Services and General Government; Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies; and Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies spending bills. Hearings: Child…

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Congressional Schedule: July 16-20, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations— This week, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 6147, a “minibus” bill that contains the FY2019 Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, and Financial Services and General Government spending bills. Small Business/Entrepreneurship— On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 5480, the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act. Violence…

    WCPI Mourns the Passing of Alice Borrelli, former board chair

    The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute (WCPI) Board of Directors, Emeritus board members, and staff mourn the passing of Alice Borrelli, former board chair and longtime board member, on June 11, 2018. Alice’s warmth, generosity, and dedication will be missed. Her commitment and passion for women’s health was demonstrated throughout her long career at AT&T and…

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    Congressional Schedule: June 11-15, 2018

    Floor Action: Veterans- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 4635, a bill to direct the secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase peer-to-peer counseling for women veterans. Military- This week, the Senate is scheduled to begin consideration of S. 2987, the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Mark-Ups: Appropriations- On Tuesday, the Senate Appropriations…

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