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12/07/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/06/2021 23:18

This Week’s Update

The House passed a continuing resolution (H.R. 6119) to fund the government through February 18, 2022, which was subsequently passed by the Senate.

This Week in Congress

  • House -The House passed a continuing resolution (H.R. 6119) to fund the government through February 18, 2022, which was subsequently passed by the Senate.
  • Senate - The Senate continued its consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4350), failing to invoke cloture on a manager's amendment. The Senate confirmed Brian Eddie Nelson to be Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, Sandra Bruce to be Inspector General of the Department of Education, and Larry Turner to be Inspector General of the Department of Labor.

Next Week in Congress

  • House - The House and Senate may consider legislation to raise or suspend the debt limit. The House may take up the Protecting Our Democracy Act (H.R. 5314), and the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 1155).
  • Senate - The Senate is expected to continue its consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act. The Senate will also continue its consideration of pending nominations, including Jessica Rosenworcel to be Chair of the Federal Communications Commission.

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