Ep. 10: Congress’ Post-Holiday Headache: Guns, Mental Health & Financial Regulations

The Week Ahead

Posted July 1, 2016 at 8:39pm

A slew of tough issues await lawmakers upon their return from the Fourth of July recess. CQ Roll Call’s editors and reporters break it down. Barring another Democratic sit-in, the House is expected to tackle a sweeping spending bill that GOP lawmakers hope will rein in financial regulators created in the aftermath of the 2008 economic crash, reports Doug Sword. Jonathan Miller explains what’s ahead for Puerto Rico now that Congress has enacted a financial rescue package, and Rebecca Adams talks about a House-led overhaul of the mental health system that could intersect with gun-control votes.

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