427Nov 14, 2013
Senate Session, Part 1
The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.3204, the Pharmaceutical Drug Compounding bill.
273Nov 5, 2013
The deputy chief of the U.S. Forest Service, local officials, and business leaders testified on the need to fund projects reducing fire hazards on federal lands.
4,130Oct 30, 2013
Farm Bill Conference Committee
Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees held their first public meeting to consider the 2013 farm bill.
145Oct 10, 2013
Senate Session, Part 2
423Sep 26, 2013
The Senate continued consideration of H. J.Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution. The filing deadline for germane first-degree amendments to the joint resolution was 1 p.m.
344Sep 23, 2013
The Senate convened for a period of morning business. No votes were scheduled.
204Jul 29, 2013
The Senate convened for a period of morning business.
At 4:15 the Senate resumed consideration of S. 1243, the Transportation/HUD spending bill.
At 4:30pm, the Senate considered the ...
171Jul 24, 2013
Transportation Infrastructure Funding
Witnesses testified on the implementation of the Moving Ahead for Progress law that funds highways, mass transit, and other surface transportation programs for two years.
663Jul 10, 2013
Foreign Purchases of U.S. Food Companies
Witnesses testified on the pending purchase of Smithfield Foods pork producer and processing company by Shuanghui International, a Chinese food company.
202Jul 8, 2013
The Senate convened with a period of morning business.
The nomination of Gregory Alan Phillips, of Wyoming, to be U.S. circuit judge for the Tenth Circuit was confirmed.
127Jun 13, 2013
Highway and Bridge Repairs
Federal transportation officials testified on funding needs for highways and bridges, particularly for transportation infrastructure that had been found to be structurally deficient.
3,662Jun 12, 2013
Cybersecurity and Government Surveillance
Senior cybersecurity officials testified on their efforts to protect the U.S. from cyber attacks. Much of the hearing focused on leaks revealing the extent of domestic phone surveillance by the ...
409May 22, 2013
The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then resumed consideration of S.954, the farm bill.
332May 16, 2013
FBI Oversight and Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of his agency and its fiscal year 2014 budget request. He said the FBI was looking at the failure to follow up on information that ...
441May 15, 2013
National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request
Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He used computer displays during his testimony. The directors of five NIH ...
269May 15, 2013
The Senate passed the Water Resources Development bill, as amended, by a vote of 83 to 14. Members also considered two nominations: William Orrick to be a U.S. District Judge for the Northern ...
402May 14, 2013
Farm Bill Markup
The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee debated and approved the “farm bill,” a package of legislation passed once every five years that governs agriculture, forestry, ...
373Apr 24, 2013
Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care ...
435Apr 15, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Veterans Affairs Budget Request
Secretary Eric Shinseki and other officials testified before on the president’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. The Veterans Administration was requesting $152.7 billion, including $66.5 ...
1,320Mar 22, 2013
The U.S. Senate convenes to resume consideration of S Con Res 8, the budget resolution for fiscal 2014, offered by Budget Committee Chairman Senator Patty Murray (D-WA).
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