The Week Ahead
Capitol Hill July 9, 2012
Both chambers return from recess Monday with a full legislative agenda. The House is scheduled to consider 7 bills under suspension of rules. Appropriators have stalled mark up on remaining spending bills which could slip until August recess and beyond. A largely symbolic House vote this week will “Repeal the Health Care Act” recently upheld by the Supreme Court. In the Senate cloture is filed to consider S.2237 the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief act.
Committee Hearing Schedule Highlights
HOUSE ARMED SERVICES: AIR FORCE READINESS
July 12th, 11:00 a.m. 2213 Rayburn
House Readiness Subcommittee (Chairman Forbes, R-VA) will hold a discussion on “Aircraft Force Structure Reductions”.
SENATE FINANCE: JOBS THROUGH TAX OVERHAUL
July 10, 2:00 p.m. 215 Dirksen
Senate Finance Committee (Chairman Baucus, D-MT) will hold a hearing titled “Opportunities and Growth Through Tax Reform.”