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Monday, April 20

  • The House is not in session.
  • 3:00 PM:The FY2016 Budget Conference Committee will hold their first meeting on the FY2016 Budget. Rep. Yarmuth serves as one of three House Democrats on the committee. The Conference Committee meeting can be viewed LIVE on C-SPAN at this link.

Tuesday, April 21

  • 8:00 AM: Rep. Yarmuth will speak to the Kentucky State Building and Construction Trades Council at their 2015 Legislative Conference.
  • The House will meet at 2:00 pm for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 pm. Key votes of the week include measures related to Cybersecurity and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
  • The Congressman will meet with local representatives of the Laborers International Union, the National Association of Railroad Passengers, the American College of Surgeons, and the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers.
  • 3:00 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will gather with Fifth Graders from Coleridge-Taylor Elementary for a photograph on the East Steps of the U.S. Capitol.

Wednesday, April 22

  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate, 12:00 p.m. for legislative business, and is expected to consider H.R. 1560, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act.
  • Congressman Yarmuth will meet with local representatives from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kentucky.
  • Members of the Democratic Caucus meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will also meet with local representatives from Job Corps, the Kentucky Association of Nursing, and the Kentucky Land Trust Coalition.

Thursday, April 23

  • The House will meet at 9:00 am for legislative business, and is expected to consider H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with Sharon Clark, Commissioner of the Department of Insurance.
  • 10:00 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power holds a hearing entitled “Title II: 21st Century Workforce.”
  • 10:15 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a hearing entitled “Combatting the Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Professional and Academic Perspectives.”
  • Congressman Yarmuth will also meet with local representatives of the Independent Insurance Agents of Kentucky, the American Society of Nephrology, Jeffboat, the American Society of Landscape Architects, and the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy.

Friday, April 24

  • The House is not in session.