The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, October 5, 2015.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm.
At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Dale Drozd, of California, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of California. There will be 30 minutes for debate, equally divided, prior to a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination.
As a reminder, during today’s session Senator McConnell filed cloture on the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA. The cloture vote is expected to occur on Tuesday.
House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of October 02, 2015
Last Floor Action:
1:04:58 P.M. – The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order.
The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on October 5, 2015.
||The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
||The Speaker designated the Honorable Mac Thornberry to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
||Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Cara Spaccarelli, Christ Church, Washington, DC.
||The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
||PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
||The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House or Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on October 1, 2015 at 5:11 p.m.: That the Senate passed without amendment H.R. 1624.
||COMMISSION ON CARE – Pursuant to section 202(a) of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-146), the Minority Leader appointed Ms. Charlene Taylor, Elk Grove, California.
||Without objection, the Chair announced that when the House adjourns on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, it adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, and the order of the House of Jan. 6, 2015, regarding morning-hour debate shall not apply on that day.
||The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on October 5, 2015.
Right now, 70,000 Montanans are caught between not qualifying for Medicaid and being unable to afford health insurance on their own.
Governor Bullock has just signed a bipartisan bill that would close this gap and ensure all Montanans have access to quality health care.
SIGN YOUR NAME: Thank Governor Bullock for expanding Medicaid!
Born: 1942 | Died: 1970 27 years old
More than 40 years after his mysterious death,
music legend Jimi Hendrix is still widely considered the greatest guitarist in the history of rock ‘n’ roll.
Born on November 27, 1942, in Seattle, Washington, Jimi Hendrix learned to play guitar as a teenager, and grew up to become a rock guitar legend who excited audiences in the 1960s with his innovative electric guitar playing. One of his most memorable performances was at Woodstock in 1969, where he performed “The Star Spangled Banner.” Hendrix died in 1970 from drug-related complications, leaving his mark on the world of rock music and remaining popular to this day.
for more information on Jimi go to www.bio.com
A More Perfect Union — Building Welcoming Communities Campaign to Strengthen Immigration Integration
The White House Task Force on New Americans launches the “Stand Stronger” Citizenship Awareness Campaign to raise awareness on U.S. citizenship.
The White House Task Force on New Americans launched the “Stand Stronger” Citizenship Awareness Campaign. The goal of the Campaign is to raise awareness about the rights, responsibilities, and importance of U.S. citizenship and to provide more information on the naturalization process, along with new tools and resources to prepare for it.
We Stand with Ahmed (and We Hope He’ll Join Us for Astronomy Night):
U.S. Chief Data Scientist D.J. Patil shares why he’s proud to see people across the country standing up for innovation and intellectual curiosity today, and the President weighs in.
5 Indicators That Show We Turned a Depression-Like Shock into a Six-Year Expansion
Seven years after the financial crisis, check out these charts to see how President Obama’s policy decisions helped America narrowly avoid another Great Depression.
West Wing Week: 09/18/2015 or, “FAFSA! (fafsa, fafsa, fafsa, fafsa)”
This week, the President marked the 14th anniversary of 9/11, met with troops around the world at a multimedia town hall at Fort Meade, crashed a back-to-school bus tour in Iowa, sat down with esteemed author Marilynne Robinson, and hosted Connecticut Huskies, Spanish royalty, and genuine American heroes at the White House. That’s September 11th to September 17th, or “FAFSA! (fafsa, fafsa, fafsa, fafsa).”