Following an off-day for the July Fourth holiday, the Senate reconvenes on Tuesday. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-ND) announced on June 29 that Democrats had reached agreement on a Fiscal Year 2012 budget plan, and that the plan may be announced as soon as next week. Conrad’s proposal would reportedly cut more than $4 trillion from the Federal deficit over the next ten years.
- House Appropriations Committee's Interior and Environment Subcommittee markup of Fiscal Year 2012 Interior Department, EPA and the U.S. Forest Service spending bill; Thursday, July 7, 9 AM; room B308 Rayburn House Office Building
- Committee on Agriculture's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry's Agricultural Program Audit: Examination of Conservation Programs; Thursday, July 7, 10 AM; room 1300 Longworth House Office Building
- House Appropriations Committee's Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Subcommittee markup of Fiscal Year 2012 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Department of Commerce) spending bill; Thursday, July 7, 10:15 AM; room H140 US Capitol