U.S. House of Representatives


House Committee Activity


Education and Labor


Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
Hearing: From Excluded to Essential: Tracing the Racist Exclusion of Farmworkers Domestic Workers and Tipped Workers from the Fair Labor Standards Act
Monday, May 3, 12:00 PM via Zoom
Witness Panel
Ms. Rebecca Dixon J.D., M.A., Executive Director, National Employment Law Center, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Paul DeCamp, Member, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., Washington, D.C.

Ms. Teresa Romero, President, United Farm Workers, Lancaster, CA

Ms. Haeyoung Yoon J.D., Senior Policy Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance, New York, NY
More information and webcast available here.


Financial Services


Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Built to Last: Examining Housing Resilience in the Face of Climate Change

Tuesday, May 4, 12:00 PM Cisco WebEx

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. ____, the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. ____, the “National Flood Program Reauthorization Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. ____, the “Green Neighborhoods Act [PDF]

Support Documents


Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide, Part III
Thursday, May 6, 12:00 PM Cisco WebEx
More information and webcast available here.


Task Force on Artificial Intelligence
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Equitable Algorithms: How Human-Centered AI Can Address Systemic Racism and Racial Justice in Housing and Financial Services

Friday, May 7, 12:00 PM Cisco WebEx
More information and webcast available here.


Energy and Commerce


Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
Hearing: Broadband Equity: Addressing Disparities in Access and Affordability

Thursday, May 6, 11:30 AM
Support Documents


Small Business


Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development
Hearing: Growing Jobs through Infrastructure Investment

Thursday, May 6, 1:00 PM Zoom


Mr. Michael Tamasi, President and CEO, AccuRounds, Avon, MA

Dr. Annette Parker, President, South Central College, Mankato, MN

Mr. Eddie Bustamante, Political Director, Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 720, Denver, CO, on behalf of Construction Craft Laborers in Colorado

Mr. Gus Bruner, President and Project Executive, Caliagua, Inc., Anaheim, CA

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing: Witness List [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.


House Floor Activity


The week of May 3, 2021 is a Committee Work Week in the House with no votes expected. Next votes are expected in the House on May 11, 2021.


U.S. Senate


Senate Committee Activity


There are no committee meetings expected in the Senate this week.


Senate Floor Activity


The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:


Monday, May 3rd at 12:45pm; and


Thursday, May 6th at 4:00pm.


When the Senate adjourns on Thursday May 6th, it will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, May 10, 2021.


On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #69, Andrea Joan Palm, to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services.


At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Palm nomination.


Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:


  1. Executive Calendar #69 Andrea Joan Palm, of Wisconsin, to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services


  1. Executive Calendar #65 Cynthia Minette Marten, of California, to be Deputy Secretary of Education


Monday, May 10th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:


  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #69 Andrea Joan Palm, of Wisconsin, to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services
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