Today at a Glance: Feb. 4, 2013

Posted February 1, 2013 at 5:09pm

The Senate begins consideration of a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. The measure would renew a 1994 domestic violence law that expired in September 2011.

The House will consider a trio of health-care-related measures under suspension of the rules.


Convenes at 2 p.m. for legislative business.

Votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Under suspension of the rules

HR 297
— Support for graduate medical education programs in children’s hospitals

HR 235
— Grants for veterans with emergency medical training to become EMTs

HR 225
— National Pediatric Research Network


Convenes at 2 p.m.

Roll call vote expected

S 47
— Violence Against Women Act


House Rules considers rule for floor debate on a draft bill that would require the president to estimate when the federal budget will be balanced. Feb. 4, 5 p.m., H-313 Capitol