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The Week Ahead

Wednesday, September 12

  • Unless Congress acts, government funding will expire on September 30th. This would be Congressional Republicans’ third government shutdown under President Trump.
  • The House will meet at Noon for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 p.m. on several noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • Key votes this week include consideration of the first of three minibus appropriations bills, the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2019.
  • The House and Senate is expected to meet this week on additional minibus appropriations bills.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with Martha Cassity, National Legislative Committee Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Department of Kentucky.
  • Additional visitors to the office include representatives of the Kentucky Eye Bank and Kureha America.

Thursday, September 13

  • 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. 3798, the so-called “Save American Workers Act of 2017,” legislation that would undermine and repeal provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
  • 10:00 AM:Rep. Yarmuth will address members of the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce in Washington for their annual fly-in.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of the Dare to Care Food Bank, Charter Communications, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association, and the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

Friday, September 14

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to consider the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2019; and will complete consideration of all legislation for the week.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with Dr. Gerard Colman, CEO of Baptist Health.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of the National Farmers Union, Norton Healthcare, and Curefest Pediatric Cancer Advocates.