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The Week Ahead

Monday, February 1

  • 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.
  • Visitors to the office include a group of Georgetown College students who are visiting Washington for the Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities.
  • 7:00 PM: The Louisville Cardinals Men’s Basketball team takes on the University of North Carolina. Go Cards!

Tuesday, February 2

  • Members of the Democratic Caucus will meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. Legislation expected to be considered includes H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015, a bill to reform the Section 8 housing voucher program.
  • 10:00 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power will hold a hearing on several pending energy infrastructure bills.
  • 10:15 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing entitled “Status of the Public Safety Broadband Network.”
  • The Congressman will meet with Gregory Atkins, University Bursar at UofL.

Wednesday, February 3

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to consider H.R. 1675, the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015, legislation to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise securities regulations.
  • 10:00 AM: The House Budget Committee will hold a hearing for members of the House of Representatives to testify before the Committee on their suggested policies and priorities for the Fiscal Year 2017.
  • 10:00 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power will hold a hearing on environmental and regulatory legislation.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with Marsha Morgan, Local Taxpayer Advocate for Louisville’s Taxpayer Advocate Service, as well as representatives of the Louisville Metro Alliance for Youth and Habitat for Humanity.

Thursday, February 4

  • 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. 766, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015, legislation to prevent the FDIC and Federal Reserve from terminating banking relationships without material reason.
  • 10:00 AM: The House Budget Committee will hold a hearing on the Congressional Budget Office’s Budget and Economic Outlook.
  • 7:00 PM:Going for 15 in a row, the Louisville Cardinals Women’s Basketball team takes on the University of North Carolina. Go Cards!

Friday, February 5

  • The House is not expected to be in session.