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House and Senate Cloakroom: August 1 - August 5, 2011

Posted By Josh Robbins On August 1, 2011 @ 9:24 am In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

House Cloakroom: August 1 – August 5

Analysis: The major action in the House this week will be the passage of the negotiated debt ceiling deal.

Major Floor Action:

  • A bill to increase the nation’s debt ceiling

Major Committee Action:

The House Ways and Means [1] Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures will hold a hearing on “Energy Tax Policy and Tax Overhaul.”

Senate Cloakroom: August 1 – August 5

Analysis: Just as in the House, the Senate will likely be focused on the passage of the negotiated debt ceiling deal.

Major Floor Action:

  • A bill to increase the nation’s debt ceiling

Major Committee Action:


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URLs in this post:

[1] The House Ways and Means: http://waysandmeans.house.gov/

[2] The House Foreign Affairs: http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/

[3] http://financialservices.house.gov/: http://financialservices.house.gov/

[4] Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee: http://help.senate.gov/

[5] The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee: http://epw.senate.gov/public/?CFID=88230879&CFTOKEN=77944898

[6] The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee: http://banking.senate.gov/public/

[7] The Senate Finance Committee: http://finance.senate.gov/

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