Today In Washington

March 6, 2018

Source: Mark Lee - Director, Government Relations

Appropriations Watch – Congressional appropriators are working to complete negotiations on an FY2018 Omnibus bill to fund the government through September 30, 2018 by the end of this week. This timetable will enable the House to vote on the bill next week, and the Senate to vote on it the Week of March 19. Once FY2018 passes, Congressional attention will shift to negotiations on the FY2019 budget. The current Continuing Appropriations Resolution (CR) expires on March 23.





Today @ 10am – House Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology and Agriculture, Energy, and Trade hearing:“Disconnected:  Rural Broadband and the Business Case for Small Carriers.”  2360 Rayburn House Office Building. 


Today @ 10am – House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services & General Government hearing: “FY19 Budget Hearing – Department of Treasury.” 2359 Rayburn House Office Building.  


Today @ 10am – House Financial Services Committee hearing: “Markup of FY19 Budget Views and Estimates.” 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. 


Tomorrow @ 11am – House Small Business Committee hearing: “Regulatory Reform and Rollback: The Effects on Small Businesses.” 2360 Rayburn House Office Building.


Tomorrow @ 2pm – House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit hearing: “Legislative Proposals to Reform the Current Data Security and Breach Notification Regulatory Regime.” 2128 Rayburn House Office Building.  


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