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The Week Ahead

Monday, December 9

  • 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.
  • Key votes this week include comprehensive legislation to lower prescription drug costs, and possible consideration of National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 Conference Report.
  • Visitors to the office include representatives of the Coalition for Civil Freedoms.
  • The House Judiciary Committee will hold their next hearing in the ongoing Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump, with presentations from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Judiciary Committee.

Tuesday, December 10

  • The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business and is expected to consider H.R. 729, the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act.
  • 4:05 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will call in to the Terry Meiners Show on 840 WHAS.
  • 7:00 PM: The #1 Louisville Cardinals Men’s Basketball team takes on Texas Tech. Go Cards!

Wednesday, December 11

  • On Wednesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business and is expected to consider H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019; and begin consideration of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019.
  • The House may also vote on the NDAA Conference Report, which is expected to include Rep. Yarmuth’s amendment to repeal the so-called “Widow’s Tax” that requires survivors of deceased military members to forfeit part or all of their Department of Defense Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuity when they receive Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Visitors to the office include representatives of EducationCounsel.

Thursday, December 12

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to complete consideration of all legislation for the week.
  • Chairman Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of Campbellsville University.

Friday, December 13

  • No votes are expected in the House.