Today at a Glance: March 18, 2013

Posted March 15, 2013 at 6:22pm

The Senate resumes consideration of the continuing resolution to fund the government through the rest of fiscal 2013. At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote either on cloture of the substitute amendment to the CR or on an amendment, if senators are able to work out a list of amendments by then.

The House considers two resolutions that would authorize the use of the Capitol Grounds for events.


Convenes at 2 p.m.

Votes expected 5:30 p.m.

Roll call votes expected

HR 933
— Continuing resolution


Judiciary holds a hearing on immigration. 2 p.m., 226 Dirksen


Convenes at 2 p.m. for legislative business.

Votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Under suspension of the rules:

H Con Res 18
— Use of Capitol Grounds for National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

H Con Res 19
— Use of Capitol Grounds for Greater Washington Soap Box Derby


Rules considers rules for floor debate for the chamber’s fiscal 2014 budget resolution. 5 p.m., H-313 Capitol


Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on its fiscal 2014 spending bill. 3 p.m., 2359 Rayburn

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health holds a hearing on the sustainability of entitlement programs. 4 p.m., 2322 Rayburn