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WASHINGTON—Congress is currently out of session.The Senate will return on April 4 and the House of Representatives will return on April 12.

The Senate reconvenes at 3 p.m., Feb. 1 and will resume work on the wide-ranging energy policy bill (S 2012). The House canceled legislative action for the week due to the Winter Blizzard Jonas and scheduled votes next votes for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1. 

The Senate is back in session and will join their House colleagues for President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address tomorrow night. Senators start the year with an effort to audit the Federal Reserve, while House lawmakers will tackle bills on Iran terrorism financing and sanctions enforcement for North Korea. House and Senate Republicans head to Baltimore Wednesday for their 2016 issues retreat, according to the Congressional Quarterly.

Congress is in recess and will return Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

WASHINGTON – Adriano Tsinigine (left) and Triston Black (right) pose in front of the Navajo Nation Washington Office. Tsinigine and Black join Ashley Claw, Whitney Shorty and Juana Apachito as Navajo Nation youth representatives who participated in the National Indian Health Youth Conference, which concludes today. 

Congressional hearing schedule on EPA spill

Senate Environment and Public Works Hearing
10 a.m. Eastern Time, Sept. 16
406 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC

On Sept. 3, the Navajo Nation was awarded a $150,000 grant to combat climate change from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Climate Resilience Program.

Congress returns Nov. 12 after the elections. 

Both chambers are in recess until after the elections Nov. 4. Congress will return to Washington for one week following the election before departing for the Thanksgiving holiday. They will return in December for a lame duck session. 

Both chambers are in recess until after the elections Nov. 4. 

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