Washington D.C. Recap


This week was a light week in Washington, DC because of CPAC holding their annual meeting.

House of Representatives:

House Floor:

The House met for 2 days this week.  The House began debate on extending expiring provision of the USAPatriot Act.

House Committees:

The House Agriculture Committee met to review implementation of title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. http://agriculture.house.gov/hearings/hearingDetails.aspx?NewsID=815

The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing to review EPA’s implementation of regulations to impose a cap on greenhouse gases.  http://energycommerce.house.gov/hearings/hearingdetail.aspx?NewsID=8179

The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing to review the usage and challenges of the E-Verify program.  http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/hear_02102011.html

The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing regarding the pending trade agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea. http://waysandmeans.house.gov/Calendar/EventSingle.aspx?EventID=223454

United States Senate:

Senate Floor:

The Senate began consideration of the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act.

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