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The Week Ahead

Monday, November 13

  • The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 p.m. on noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • This week, House Republicans are expected to bring their flawed tax reform legislation to the House floor for a vote this week. The plan would provide a huge tax break to billionaires and corporations, while raising taxes on 38 million middle class families.
  • Other key votes of this week include Republican legislation that would reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program but make flood insurance less affordable, less available, and less fair for consumers.
  • 9:00 PM: Louisville City FC will take on the Swope Park Rangers in the 2017 USL Cup Final.

Tuesday, November 14

  • Members of the Democratic Caucus will meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate, 12:00 p.m. for legislative business, and is expected to begin consideration of H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with representatives of the Louisville Citizens’ Climate Lobby.
  • 5:10 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will call in to the Terry Meiners Show on 840 WHAS.
  • 7:00 PM: The Louisville Cardinals Women’s Basketball team takes on Toledo. Go Cards!

Wednesday, November 15

  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate, 12:00 p.m. for legislative business, and is expected to begin consideration of H.R. 1, the GOP’s so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” that would cut taxes for the rich and raise taxes on 38 million middle class American families.
  • 3:00 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will meet with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives, the Alliance for American Manufacturing, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Thursday, November 16

  • 8:00 AM: The Democratic Policy and Communications Committee will meet to discuss Democratic messaging priorities.
  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to complete consideration of all legislation for the week.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Navy League of the United States, and the Asian American & Pacific Islander Immigrant Rights Organizing Table.

Friday, November 17

  • No votes are expected in the House
  • 7:00 PM: The Louisville Cardinals Men’s Basketball team takes on Omaha. Go Cards!