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The Week Ahead

Monday, July 17

  • 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, the House Budget Committee is expected to markup the Republican Budget for Fiscal Year 2018.
  • Key votes of the week include several Republican measures regarding energy policy, as well as legislative efforts to undermine longstanding environmental protections.

Tuesday, July 18

  • 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 consider additional noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of the Alliance of Specialty Medicine.
  • Additional visitors to the office include representatives of the American Counseling Association, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and KY Youth Advocates.

Wednesday, July 19

  • 7:30 AM: Rep. Yarmuth will appear on CNBC’s SquawkBox to discuss the FY2018 Budget.
  • 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. 2910, the Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act; and H.R. 2883, the Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act.
  • 10:00 AM: The House Budget Committee will begin markup of the FY2018 Budget. As the top Democrat on the Committee, Congressman Yarmuth will be leading efforts to defeat irresponsible and dangerous provisions of the proposal during this full day markup of the bill.
  • Visitors to the office include local representatives of the Kentucky Corn Growers, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Job Corps, the Kentucky Retail Federation, and the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

Thursday, July 20

  • 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.
  • Visitors to the office include local representatives of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

Friday, July 21

  • No votes are expected in the House.