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Capitol Hill Update: Energy and Ethics Bills Passed Before Month-long Recess

Washington D.C. was abuzz with a flurry of activity last week as lawmakers voted on a number of bills before going on a month-long recess. As part of our monthly Capitol Hill Update, we’ll discuss i

Capitol Hill Update: Energy and Ethics Bills Passed Before Month-long Recess

Maureen Cavanaugh (Guest Host): Washington D.C. was buzzing with a flurry of activity last week as politicians worked to pass a number of bills before adjourning for a month-long recess. Lawmakers passed legislation dealing with ethics and lobbying rules, health care for low-income children, and a massive energy reform package. What can we expect from lawmakers when they return from the month-long recess? And, what will our elected representatives be doing during their month off?

Guest

  • Chad Pergram, chief correspondent for Capitol New Connection , which provides Capitol Hill coverage to KPBS and other public radio stations.