Pending legislation

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Measures likely to be passed by Congress before the November elections

Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan (only the Senate votes on Supreme Court nominations).

Financial regulatory reform.

Funding for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Not clear

Law requiring greater disclosure of campaign and political spending by corporations, unions and other groups (Disclose Act).

Energy legislation that would cap carbon emissions and encourage the use of alternative energy sources.

Appropriations bills that fund federal agencies.

Measure that would end "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays in the military.


Immigration bill that creates a path to citizenship for people who are in the United States illegally.

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