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The Week Ahead

Monday, July 11

  • 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, as well as a Republican bill to undermine federal agencies’ rulemaking processes.
  • Key votes of the week will include H.R. 5538, the Interior Appropriations bill; S. 304, the  Conscience Protection Act of 2016, legislation attacking women’s health care; S. 764, the GMO Labeling Requirements Act; and several pieces of legislation to undermine the President’s Iran deal.

Tuesday, July 12

  • 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. The House is expected to begin consideration of H.R. 5583, the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017.
  • 10:15 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing on oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.
  • Congressman Yarmuth will meet with Kentucky Retired Teachers and local representatives of the Alliance of Specialty Medicine.
  • 4:00 PM: The House Committee on Energy and Commerce will begin a full committee markup of several telecommunications and health related bills.
  • 5:10 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will call in to the Terry Meiners Show on 840 WHAS.

Wednesday, July 13

  • 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 continue consideration of H.R. 5583 and begin consideration of H.R. 5631, the Iran Accountability Act of 2016.
  • Members of the Democratic Caucus meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • 9:30 AM:The House Budget Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Restoring the Trust for Americans At or Near Retirement.”
  • The Congressman will meet with representatives from the Kentucky Association for Community Employment Services.
  • 2:00 PM: The House Committee on Energy and Commerce will continue their full committee markup of several telecommunications and health related bills.
  • The Congressman will also meet with local representatives of the National Automatic Manufacturing Association and Girl Up, a United Nations Foundation campaign to connect girls in the U.S. with others around the world to discuss issues they face.

Thursday, July 14

  • 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 complete consideration of H.R. 5583.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of KentuckyOne Health, the National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology, and the New Leaders Council.

Friday, July 15

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to complete consideration of all legislation for the week.