House Takes on Bill Blitz


congressRemember in high school, when you did nothing all semester and then did a ton of work at the end, hoping your teacher wouldn’t notice?

That’s what the House of Representatives is doing right now, as it prepares to take on a flurry of last-minute bills to cap off a historically unproductive year.

On their docket right now: a House-Senate conference report on the budget, a farm bill, and a water projects bill.

Aides say it’s unlikely that all of them will be finished by the end of 2013.

House Republicans are also taking up a number of other bills, including the Kids First Research Act, Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s legislation that will redirect $126 million from presidential nominating conventions to the National Institutes of Health. Read more at The Hill.

{Andy Newscenter}