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Tuesday, February 24

  • Unless House Republicans act, funding for the Department of Homeland Security will expire this week at 12:01 am on February 28, 2015.
  • The House will meet at 12:00 pm for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 pm for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 pm.
  • Congressman Yarmuth will meet with Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Heather French Henry.
  • The Congressman also meets with the Kentucky delegation of the American Legion, as well as representatives from the Kentucky Farm Bureau.

Wednesday, February 25

  • The House will meet at 10:00 am for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 pm for legislative business. The House is expected to vote on the Rule for H.R. 529, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restructure 529 education plans.
  • Members of the Democratic Caucus meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • Congressman Yarmuth will meet with members of the Kentucky Broadcasters Association.
  • 10:00 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power holds a hearing entitled “The Fiscal Year 2016 EPA Budget.”
  • 10:30 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology holds a hearing entitled “The Uncertain Future of the Internet.”
  • The Congressman will also meet with local representatives from the YMCA of Greater Louisville, the Kentucky Association of Health Underwriters., and the Kentucky Council of Carpenters.
  • 2:00 PM: The House Committee on the Budget will hold their annual Members’ Day hearing.

Thursday, February 26

  • The House will meet at 10:00 am for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 pm for legislative business. The House is expected to vote on final passage of H.R. 529, and will begin consideration of H.R. 5, to reauthorize of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
  • Congressman Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of the Garden Club of America and the National Hemophilia Foundation.
  • The Congressman will also meet with members of the Kentucky Civil Air Patrol.
  • 7:00 PM:The Louisville Cardinals Women’s Basketball team takes on Boston College. Go Cards.

Friday, February 27

  • The House will meet at 9:00 am, and is expected to vote on final passage of H.R. 5, the Student Success Act.