Last month the House voted to approve a responsible budget blueprint that would reduce our deficit, spur economic growth, and reform critical government programs. In a stark contrast, the Senate has not acted on a budget in over 1,080 days. The Rules of the House and the enforcement mechanisms in the Budget Act rely on the numbers in a budget agreed to by both House and Senate to ensure that Congress doesn't overspend.
UPDATED on 04/13/2012 at 4:04 PM
The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, April 16, 2012 at 3:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:
The Rules Committee will also consider, as an emergency item, the following measure:
The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 5:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:
During the negotiations to resolve the unfinished work to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year, there were a number of important issues that the parties couldn't agree on, including government funding for the implementation of health care legislation and funding for Planned Parenthood. Speaker Boehner successfully negotiated an agreement with Senate Majority Leader Reid to ensure that these two proposals received an up or down vote in both the House and Senate. The rule providing for consideration of the full year CR, H.R.
April 10, 2012
The Committee on Rules may meet the week of April 16th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4089, the Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012.
The Committee Rules will hold an emergency meeting today, Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 5:30 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:
UPDATED on 03/27/2012 at 1:40 PM
The Committee on Rules will now meet on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at the beginning of the last vote of the 1:40 PM series in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:
**Note: this meeting was previously scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM.