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Session of August, 29th 2017

Session of August, 29th 2017

House Happenings The only notable event taken by the House this session was a report on expenditures on official foreign travel by government employees and Congressional delegations and representatives, including where they went, when they left and returned and how much was spent on each individual employee. Senate Scoop There was no action taken by …

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Session of August, 25th 2017

Session of August, 25th 2017

The only action taken in either House today was a bill requiring the commission for reducing the occurrence and effect of harmful algal blooms in the Everglades was to report to an oversight committee. Otherwise, only a renaming bill was introduced and memorial remarks were made.

Session of August 22nd, 2017

Session of August 22nd, 2017

House Happenings Only one major event occurred in the House on Monday, a bill was introduced to require that the president present a valid reason for removing the director of the FBI, removing the power to freely replace the position. Senate Scoop The only things that took place in the Senate on Monday were a …

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Session of August 18th, 2017

Session of August 18th, 2017

House Happenings A few minor bills were introduced to the house on Friday, one bill to allow a consistent date for eligibility for Veteran Affairs to provide headstones for the family of veterans, that are buried in local cemeteries. The second was a bill requiring the Secretary of Defense to change the name of any …

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