On September 17, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) sent a Dear Colleague Letter outlining the House’s legislative schedule after it returns from recess.
On September 15, the Senate confirmed James Kvaal as U.S. Department of Education (USED) Under Secretary by a vote of 58-37.
During the week of September 13, the House Ways and Means Committee continued its markup of legislation that could eventually be included in a FY2022 budget reconciliation package.
House expected to consider funding stopgap this week, could see addition of debt limit fix: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) sent a Dear Colleague Letter outlining the House’s legislative schedule after it returns from recess. According to the Majority Leader, during the week of September 20, the House will take up a fiscal year (FY) 2021 continuing resolution (CR) that will include emergency supplemental funding for storm disaster relief and Afghan evacuee resettlement. The CR is intended to avert a government shutdown after the current year’s fiscal year expires on September 30. Majority Leader Hoyer also wrote that the House would seek to suspend the debt limit, […]