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The Week Ahead

Tuesday, February 9

  • The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 p.m. on several noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with local representatives from the Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute and the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States.
  • The Congressman will also meet with representatives of AFGE Local 1133 of the Robley Rex VA Medical Center.
  • 5:10 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will call in to the Terry Meiners Show on 840 WHAS.

Wednesday, February 10

  • Members of the Democratic Caucus will meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to consider H.R. 3293, the “Scientific Research in the National Interest Act”, a continuation of House Republicans’ anti-science campaign that would prevent the National Science Foundation from funding certain scientific research projects.
  • Visitors to the office include local representatives from the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care and Kentucky Rural Water Association.
  • 3:00 PM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will begin markup of several communications bills.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of the Computing Technology Industry Association, the Kentucky Special Olympics, and AFGE Local 1438 workers from the Census Bureau.
  • 5:00 PM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power will begin markup of several energy and environmental bills.

Thursday, February 11

  • 8:00 AM:The Democratic Policy and Communications Committee will meet to discuss Democratic messaging priorities.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to consider H.R. 3442, the Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act, Republican message legislation that will not actually address our debt crisis or avert default.
  • 10:00 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will continue its markup.
  • 11:00 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power will continue its markup.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of the Independent Pilots Association, as well as Kathy McGinnis of JCPS’s office of Optional and Magnet Programs.
  • 7:00 PM:The Louisville Cardinals Women’s Basketball team takes on Pittsburgh. Go Cards!

Friday, February 12

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to complete consideration of H.R. 3442.
  • 9:00 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing entitled “Outbreaks, Attacks, and Accidents: Combatting Biological Threats.”