The Week Ahead
Capitol Hill March 25th, 2013
Both chambers are in recess until Monday, April 8th. Last week the Senate was able to narrowly approve its first Budget Resolution in four years before breaking for Easter. Four Senate Democrats voted against the measure, which includes a proposal to raise $1 trillion in new revenue from the nation’s top earners. Congress also was able to clearH.R. 933, the fiscal year 2013 Continuing Resolution agreement. The bill includes five complete appropriation packages with remaining levels set at the fiscal year 2012 enacted amount. For complete details of legislation under consideration visit the “read more” link.
Recess Schedule Highlights
BROOKINGS INSTITUTE: AFGHANISTAN DISCUSSION
March 25th, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., Falk Auditorium, 9:00 a.m.
General John Allen, former Marine commander of the International Assistance Security Force will hold a discussion on Afghanistan.
COMMERCE DEPARTMENT: QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT
March 25th, 1401 Constitution Ave., 10:00 a.m.
Commerce Department’s Bureau of Census Report on Manufacturing, Mining, and Wholesale Trade for the forth quarter of 2012.