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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/29/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay through Wednesday. Then House Republicans will go off to their annual retreat. The Senate will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. On Tuesday evening at 9 PM EDT, President Trump will deliver his first official State of the Union address. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: At 6:09 PM last Monday evening, the House voted on H.R. 195, the vehicle for the Continuing Resolution that had earlier that day passed the Senate. The CR passed, by a vote of 266-150, and was then sent to the President for his signature. And then they were done. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: It’s going ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 12/4/17

CALENDAR: The House will return today, a day earlier than scheduled. The Senate will also return today. They both will stay in session through Friday, December 8. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back into session last Tuesday, and moved to take up and pass two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed the Rule that would govern consideration of H.R. 3017, the Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act, and H.R. 3905, the Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act. Also on Wednesday, by voice vote, the House passed a resolution authored by ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 11/20/17

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both gone for their Thanksgiving break. The House will return Tuesday, November 28, and will be in session through Thursday of that week. The Senate will return Monday, November 27, with first votes set for 5:30 PM. The Senate will stay in through Thursday of that week. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work last Monday and passed a resolution about Yemen and a bill under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act, by a vote of 237-189. Then the House took up the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 2810, the National Defense ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 11/13/17

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. The House is scheduled to hold its last vote no later than 3 PM Thursday. The Senate also returns on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The Senate will stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, they took up and passed H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act. The bill passed by a vote of 242-181. Then they passed H.R. 3911, the Risk-Based Credit Examination Act, under Suspension of the Rules, by a vote of 389-32. On Wednesday, ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/23/17

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. The House is scheduled to hold its last vote no later than 3 PM Thursday. The Senate also returns on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, and is scheduled to take up six bills on the Suspension Calendar. On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to take up three more bills under Suspension of the Rules. The House will also take up H.R. 732, the Stop Settlement Slush Fund Act of 2017. This is a very important piece of legislation. The bill would ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/16/17

CALENDAR: The House is out of session this week, and will not return until Monday, October 23, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. The Senate returns on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Tuesday, and took up two bills under Suspension. Both passed. One of them designated a U.S. Postal Service facility in Boston, MA after John Fitzgerald Kennedy, which I found odd, because I thought everything that could possibly have been named after JFK in Boston had already been renamed. Then, on Wednesday, the House took up and passed the Rule for consideration of S. 585, the Dr. Chris ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 10/9/17

CALENDAR: The House will return Tuesday, and will stay in session through Friday. The Senate is in recess this week, and will return next Monday, October 16. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work last Monday evening, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House took up and passed the Rule governing consideration of H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Then the House took up and passed H.R. 36, by a vote of 237-189. The only two Republicans to vote against outlawing abortion after 20 weeks were Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania and Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey. On ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 10/1/17

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and will stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will also return Monday, and will also stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back last Monday and took up H.R. 3823, the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act, under Suspension of the Rules. This is a bill that extends the expiring programs of the Federal Aviation Administration through March 31, 2018; provides certain tax benefits and individual tax cuts to individuals living in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico; and includes the text of the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 9/25/17

  CALENDAR: The House will return today, with the first votes held at 6:30, and will stay in session through Thursday, with the last votes scheduled for 3 PM. The Senate will return today, and is scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returns today, with the first vote at 6:30 PM. Tonight, the House is scheduled to take up eight bills under Suspension of the Rules. Tomorrow, the House is scheduled to take up H.R. 2824, the Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act. On ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 9/18/17

CALENDAR: The House is in recess this week, and will return on Monday, September 25. They will stay in session through Thursday, September 28. The Senate will return today for a short week, and will stay in session through Wednesday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Tuesday and passed a bill under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House resumed consideration of H.R. 3354, the eight-bill “minibus” appropriations bill. They considered 28 amendments on Wednesday, then on Thursday morning took a break from consideration of the minibus to take up and pass H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act. That bill ...