House Session - September 18, 1998

The House worked on education funding. They voted on and passed a bill that would convert 31 educational programs to block grants giving states more leeway on how to spend that money. A voted on a bill to hire and train 100 new elementary school teachers as an alternative to that bill failed.

8:59AM - 1:33PM ETHouse Session

    117th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 945 (After 499 days)
    • Debate209 Hours
    • Special Orders145 Hours
    • Votes313 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches62 Hours
    • Morning Hour53 Hours
    • Opening Procedures8 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (