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Today at a Glance: March 14, 2013

The Senate resumes consideration of the continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal 2013. At 11:15 a.m., the chamber votes on an amendment offered by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, that would increase funding for education and medical research.

The House takes up a rule for floor debate that provides for consideration of a bill that would overhaul the workforce investment system.


Convenes at 10 a.m.

Roll call votes expected.


Budget marks up a resolution setting forth a budget for fiscal 2014. 9 a.m., 608 Dirksen

Judiciary marks up legislation on an assault weapons ban (S 150) and votes on pending court nominations. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen

Energy and Natural Resources marks up legislation. 10 a.m., 366 Dirksen


Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs holds a hearing on border security. 10 a.m., 342 Dirksen

Health, Education, Labor and Pensions holds a hearing on indexing the minimum wage. 10 a.m., 430 Dirksen

Small Business and Entrepreneurship holds a hearing on efforts to help small businesses weather economic challenges and natural disasters. 10:30 a.m., 428-A Russell

Intelligence holds a closed hearing on pending intelligence matters. 2:30 p.m., 219 Hart


Convenes at noon for legislative business.

First and last votes expected 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Rule for floor debate:

H Res 113 Providing for the consideration of a bill (HR 803) that would overhaul the workforce investment system


Judiciary marks up legislation on corrections to the U.S. Code (HR 1067), fraudulent representations about military declarations or medals (HR 258), the National Park Service (HR 1068) and nuclear terrorism (HR 1073). 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn

Science, Space and Technology marks up legislation on cybersecurity (HR 756) and IT research and development (HR 967). 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn

House Administration marks up legislation on committee funding and franked mail. 3 p.m., 1310 Longworth

Fiscal 2014 Appropriations

State-Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing. 9:30 a.m., HC-5 Capitol

Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Food and Nutrition Service. 10 a.m., 2362-A Rayburn

Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Justice Department. 10 a.m., H-309 Capitol

Energy-Water Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Department of Energy. 10 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn

Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the U.S. Supreme Court. Associate Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and Stephen G. Breyer testify. 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn


Intelligence meets to consider pending business. 9:30 a.m. HVC-304 Capitol Visitor Center

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere holds a hearing on energy partnerships with Mexico and Canada. Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., testifies. 9:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn

Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on management issues at the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development. 10 a.m., B-308 Rayburn

Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on Social Security Administration management challenges in the current fiscally constrained environment. 10 a.m., 2358-C Rayburn

House Agriculture holds a hearing on modifications to the Dodd-Frank Act. 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth

Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulations holds a hearing on legislation on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitor Center (HR 588), federal land in Washington state (HR 716) and Cape Hatteras National Seashore (HR 819). 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth

Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations holds a hearing on regulations and their effects on small businesses. 10 a.m., 2360 Rayburn

Intelligence holds a closed hearing on ongoing intelligence activities. 10 a.m., HVC-304 Capitol Visitor Center

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