THE DAILY WHIP: MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011

For Immediate Release:

December 12, 2011

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

House Meets At: First Vote Predicted: Last Vote Predicted:

12:00 p.m.: Morning Hour
2:00 p.m.: Legislative Business

Unlimited “One Minutes”

6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (8 Bills)
  1. S. 384 - A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research (Sen. Feinstein - Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. H.R. 3220 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 170 Evergreen Square SW in Pine City, Minnesota, as the “Master Sergeant Daniel L. Fedder Post Office” (Rep. Cravaack - Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. H.R. 3246 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15455 Manchester Road in Ballwin, Missouri, as the “Specialist Peter J. Navarro Post Office Building” (Rep. Akin - Oversight and Government Reform)
  4. H.R. 2158 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14901 Adelfa Drive in La Mirada, California, as the “Wayne Grisham Post Office” (Rep. Linda Sanchez - Oversight and Government Reform)
  5. H.R. 2767 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8 West Silver Street in Westfield, Massachusetts, as the “William T. Trant Post Office Building” (Rep. Olver - Oversight and Government Reform)
  6. H.R. 2845 - Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (Rep. Shuster - Transportation and Infrastructure)
  7. H.R. 2668 - A bill to designate the station of the United States Border Patrol located at 2136 South Naco Highway in Bisbee, Arizona, as the “Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station” (Rep. Issa - Transportation and Infrastructure)
  8. H.R. 1264 - To designate the property between the United States Federal Courthouse and the Ed Jones Building located at 109 South Highland Avenue in Jackson, Tennessee, as the "M.D. Anderson Plaza" and to authorize the placement of a historical/identification marker on the grounds recognizing the achievements and philanthropy of M.D. Anderson, as amended (Rep. Fincher - Transportation and Infrastructure)
TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Tuesday, December 13: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to consider bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. The House is also expected to consider H.R. 3630 - Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011 (Rep. Camp - Ways and Means/ Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule).
 
The Daily Quote

"House Republicans on Friday released their legislation to extend the payroll-tax cut, reform and extend unemployment insurance and delay changes to the Medicare reimbursement rate for doctors…The legislation will add $25.3 billion to the federal deficit over the next 10 years, according to the Congressional Budget Office…The CBO estimate could be a problem for GOP leaders, who already face resistance from party members…”

-   The Hill, 12/9/11