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Press Release - On the House Floor, Chairman McGovern Leads Passage of Rule to Consider Legislation to End Trump Shutdown & Urges Senate Action

Jan 9, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — On the House Floor today, Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) led passage of a rule to consider a series of four appropriations bills to end the Trump Shutdown and urged the Senate to act. The bipartisan Agriculture, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Financial Services-General Government, and Interior-Environment Appropriations bills are virtually identical to the bills the Senate passed by a veto-proof 92 to 6 margin in August.

Press Release - Chairman McGovern Advances Legislation to End Trump Shutdown Ahead of the President’s Address

Jan 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) tonight advanced the bipartisan Agriculture, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Financial Services-General Government, and Interior-Environment Appropriations bills to the House Floor to end the Trump Shutdown ahead of the president’s address tonight. The legislation is virtually identical to the four appropriations bills that passed the Senate 92 to 6 in August. The rule allowing for consideration of these bills will be debated on the House Floor tomorrow.

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 268 – Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

Jan 8, 2019

January 8, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 268 – Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 14 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 268 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019.

Press Release - Chairman McGovern Begins Consideration of Historic Rules Package to Modernize the 116th Congress

Jan 3, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC —In a series of speeches today on the House Floor, Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) began consideration of the rules package for the 116th Congress. These historic reforms will modernize Congress, create a more accommodating legislative process, and hold the Trump Administration accountable on day one of this new Congress. Following consideration of H.Res. 5 and Title I of H.Res. 6 today, the House will consider Title II of this rules package tomorrow and Title III next week.

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