THE NIGHTLY WHIP: THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011

For Immediate Release:

April 7, 2011

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
On Friday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. legislative business.

Last votes:???

“One Minutes” (5 per side)

H.J.Res. 37 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices (Rep. Walden Energy and Commerce)

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR APRIL 7, 2011

Considered and Passed:

Ordering the Previous Question to deny the McGovern Amendment on H.Res. 206 - Would allow the Dicks amendment, which provides for a common-sense, simple 1 week extension of funding for government operations with no controversial policy riders attached to it, and no additional cuts, so that negotiations can continue without the immediate threat of a government shutdown. (238 - 185)

H.R. 1363 Department of Defense and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (Rep. Rogers (KY) –Appropriations) (247 – 181)

Motion to Recommit Amendment – Not Adopted:

  • Offered by Rep. Owens (191 - 236)

H.R. 910 - Energy Tax Prevention Act (Rep. Upton – Energy and Commerce) (255 – 172)

Motion to Recommit Amendment – Not Adopted:

  • Offered by Rep. McNerney (175 - 251)
Unanimous Consent Request to Keep the Government Open – Rejected:
  • Offered by Rep. Hoyer