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This Week On The Hill 3/7-3/11

SENATE FLOOR (for more detail see:

Monday 3/7: The Senate convenes at 3 p.m.

  • The Senate has scheduled a cloture vote on limiting debate on the substitute amendment to the bill, S. 524. The measure would expand treatment for opioid addiction and authorize $77.9 million a year from fiscal 2016 through 2020 for grants awarded by the Health and Human Services and the Justice departments.

Rest of the Week:

  • The Senate will continue to work out challenges standing in the way of moving S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, which would revise programs related to energy cybersecurity, efficiency, infrastructure and supply management.

HOUSE FLOOR (for more detail see:

  • The House is in recess this week.

Committee Highlights

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House Committee on Appropriations will continue to hear from administration officials about the President’s fiscal 2017 budget request see:

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship will hold a hearing to examine the commercial applications of unmanned aircraft for small businesses.  See:

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