The biggest news of the day was centered around the Senate Vote on the American Health Care Act. While there are no texts available to discuss, there are still several important things we can glean from the publicly available data posted by the Senate Clerk. Continue reading

Today both the House of Representatives and Senate were in session.

The House of Representatives voted on the following:

The Senate voted on the following:


Ken Buck (Republican – Colorado) introduced H. Res. 469 to request that the Senate hold a floor vote and return House Joint Resolution 76 to the House of Representatives. H. J. Res 76 (92) has been previously summarized here.

Devin Nunes (Republican – California) introduced H.R. 3180 to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes. Continue reading

Joe Barton (Republican – Texas) introduced H.R. 3298 on July 19, 2017. The bill was sent to the House Committee on House Administration. The bill passed the House by a voice vote on July 24 2017 and was sent to the Senate. The Senate sent the bill to the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.

There is no text available on the bill.

There were 128 cosponsors. (74 Democratic, 54 Republican)

Judy Chu (Democrat – California) introduced the bill to amend the Small Business Act of 1958 to increase the amount of investment capital allowed for small business investment companies and banks. Continue reading