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The inauguration platform will hold more than 1,600 people on Inauguration Day, including former presidents, Members of Congress, cabinet members, diplomats, governors, and other dignitaries. Inaugural Ceremonies Chairman Senator Roy Blunt (MO) praised the workers who will hammer in 'the nails that matter.'

Inaugural First Nail Ceremony

Ceremony Commences Inauguration Construction.

The restoration project of the Capitol Rotunda will take more than eighteen months. Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers (far right) called the reopening of the Capitol Rotunda a 'milestone for the [Architect of the Capitol] and for the country at large.'

Capitol Rotunda Reopens

Repairs and renovations were made to the Capitol Rotunda.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Examining Legislative Proposals to Address Consumer Access to Mainstream Banking Services" Committee on Financial Services: Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
10:00 am Hearing: New Orleans: How the Crescent City Became a Sanctuary City Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security
10:00 am Hearing: Are We Losing the Space Race to China? Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Space
10:00 am Hearing: NA Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice
11:00 am Hearing: Opportunity Rising: the FAA’s New Regulatory Framework for Commercial Drone Operations Committee on Small Business:
2:00 pm Hearing: Bioresearch Labs and Inactivation of Dangerous Pathogens Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
2:00 pm Markup: H.R. 3693 Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
2:00 pm Hearing: Hearing entitled “The Financial Stability Board’s Implications for U.S. Growth and Competitiveness” Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade
2:00 pm Hearing: The U.S.Republic of KoreaJapan Trilateral Relationship: Promoting Mutual Interests in Asia Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
2:15 pm Hearing: Libya's Terrorist Descent: Causes and Solutions Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
3:30 pm Hearing: National Security Space: 21st Century Challenges 20th Century Organization Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Time Session
10:28 A.M. - The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
10:00 A.M. - MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:00 A.M. - The Speaker designated the Honorable Bradley Byrne to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00 A.M. - The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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