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5/10/22
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 5/9

Legislation to provide additional aid to Ukraine could be voted on by the House this week, while a vote on more Covid funding has yet to be scheduled.

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4/12/22
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 4/11

The House and Senate are in recess for the next two weeks, but both chambers passed legislation targeted at Russia before adjourning.

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3/29/22
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PSW Weekly Round-Up 3/28

The House this week will approve bipartisan legislation to help Americans save for retirement, while the Senate will take steps to set up a conference committee on the China competition legislation.

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3/22/22
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 3/21

The Senate is taking the necessary procedural steps to convene a House-Senate conference committee on the China competition bill. The House Appropriations Committee has announced that Community Project Funding (i.e., earmarks) will be included in FY 2023 spending bills.

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3/15/22
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 3/14

The House this week could consider two pieces of legislation left over from last week – revoking normal trade relations with Russia and providing additional funds to address the Covid pandemic.

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3/8/22
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 3/7

It appears that the House will vote Wednesday on an omnibus appropriations package that not only funds the government for the remainder of FY 2022 but also provides additional resources for assistance to Ukraine and extra funds for Covid programs.

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3/1/22
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 2/28

A few key dates to consider: March 8 – internal House deadline for consideration of an omnibus appropriations bill; March 11 – last day for Senate action on the omnibus unless there is another continuing resolution; week of March 21 – possible Senate Judiciary Committee consideration of Ketanji Brown Jackson as a Supreme Court justice; April 8 – Democratic goal for Senate confirmation of Justice Jackson.

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2/15/22
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PSW Round-Up - 2/14

Before Friday’s deadline, the Senate plans to vote on a House-passed continuing resolution that will extend government funding through March 11. The extension is designed to give appropriators time to finalize work on the 12 spending bills for FY 2022.

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2/8/22
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 2/7

The House will vote Feb. 8 on a continuing resolution to provide government funding through March 11 as appropriators continue to negotiate on top-line numbers for the FY 2022 spending bills.

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