Health Policy Report (2/21)

Both chambers of Congress are out this week for the Presidents’ Day state work period. House and Senate lawmakers will resume legislative business on Monday, February 27.

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Health Policy Report (2/13)

The Senate will be in session this week to close out the February work period. On the floor, senators will resume consideration of pending presidential nominations, beginning with Cindy Chung’s nomination to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit Court. Meanwhile, House lawmakers have wrapped up legislative business for the month and will return after President’s Day district work period on Monday, February 27.

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Health Policy Report (2/6)

Capitol Hill Update

Lawmakers will return to action this week, starting with the House later today and the Senate tomorrow. Committee work in the upper chamber will begin in earnest after the Senate adopted its organizing resolutions for the 118th Congress during last Thursday’s session. Senators will also resume their push to clear pending presidential nominations when they return tomorrow, starting with DeAndrea Benjamin’s nomination to be a Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit Court. Meanwhile, House Republican leadership has teed up legislation that seeks to terminate the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) requirement for proof of COVID-19 vaccination for foreign travelers. The bill is expected to pass the House along party lines and meet resistance in the Democrat-controlled Senate.

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