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    House Session, Part 3

    In an unusual New Year’s Day session of the lame-duck 112th Congress, the House considered the rule and debated the “fiscal cliff” agreement (HR 8) passed by the Senate…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 933, a continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2013, by a 267-151 margin.

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    IRS Scrutiny of Non-profit Organizations

    Danny Werfel and and J. Russell George testified about revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied additional scrutiny to groups applying for tax-exempt status that had…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee Meeting

    House and Senate negotiators held their first formal meeting on the 2014 federal budget. The conference committee was supposed to come up with a budget plan by mid December 2013, as…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened to vote on measures to temporarily re-open the federal government and extend the debt ceiling.

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Meeting

    Doug Elmendorf testified before the House and Senate budget Conference Committee. He told members that even a short term agreement on spending levels would be better than no deal at…

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    Gun Violence Prevention

    Local government officials, the mother of a congressional staff member killed at a 2011 Tucson mass shooting, and the superintendent of Newtown, Connecticut, schools recounted their…

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    House Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief

    Members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged that the House proceed with a relief package for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 41, which provides additional funding for the National Flood insurance program. The $9.7 billion funding was mostly scheduled to be used…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight Hearing

    Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller testified that income tax filing season was proceeding well, but there would be “steady erosion” to taxpayer services…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Justice Department Budget Request

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the House Appropriations Committee on his department’s fiscal year 2014 budget. He also fielded questions from lawmakers on…

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    House Session

    The House met for a legislative session. Later in the evening the House considered and voted to approve a federal budget agreement for fiscal year 2014. The measure passed on a vote of…

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    Supreme Court Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

    Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer on the fiscal year 2014 budget for the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary system. The justices were requesting a total of…

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    House Session, Part 2

    In a Saturday evening session, the House debated a continuing resolution to extend government funding until December 15 and delay the Affordable Care Act for one year. A separate bill…

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    Rule for Continuing Resolution

    The House Rules Committee met to set the rules of debate for the two amendments the House speaker planned to offer to the continuing resolution, and for a bill that would ensure that…

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    FAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget and Sequestration

    Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 budget request. Many of the questions he answered focused on the impact of sequestration…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    1) H.R. 3174 - To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to obligate funds for emergency relief projects arising from damage caused…

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    House Session

    The House considered H.R. 2632, a bill that reauthorizes only farm programs.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed a bill that would provide relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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    House Session, Part 1

    1) H.R. 1095 - TSA Loose Change Act
    2) H.R. 2719 - Transportation Acquisition Security Reform Act
    3) H.R. 1204 - Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013
    4) H.R. 3626 -…

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