Tag Archives: Resilience

House and Senate Begin Conference on Historical Energy Legislation; Senate Looks at Nuclear Power; House Debates Methane; DOE’s New Revelations on the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Legislative Action Comprehensive Energy Bill Conferees met on last week on Thursday for the opening session to consider energy legislation, S. 2012, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016. If passed, the bill would be the first piece of comprehensive energy legislation to emerge from Congress in almost a decade. The mood … Continue Reading

Senate Committee to Consider DHS Nominations; Pelosi to Introduce Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill; Congress Focuses on Biometric Entry-Exit System

Legislative Activity U.S. Department of Homeland Security Nomination Hearings On Tuesday, October 1, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will consider Obama administration nominees for U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the General Counsel and Under Secretary of Homeland Security. The committee is expected to report out the two nominees to … Continue Reading

Senate Continues Review of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill; House Subcommittee to Hold TWIC Program Hearings; DHS Updating NIPP

Legislative Activity Comprehensive Immigration Reform This week, the Senate will continue to consider its comprehensive immigration reform bill – the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744) – though an amendment introduced by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) regarding border security may hold up the process. Senator Cornyn’s amendment would add requirements to … Continue Reading