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Catch me up: What we're watching this week

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It's a big week for hearings and floor action.

1. 🏋🏼‍♂️ Heavy lifting: The House is teed up to consider NDAA and FAA reauthorization measures.

  • This NDAA iteration includes political riders targeting DOD energy and climate efforts. We'll soon see if more will come in amendment debate.

2. 🗣️ Kerry speaks: Climate envoy John Kerry will testify before House Foreign Affairs on Thursday in what's sure to be a fiery hearing.

  • Republicans have been questioning his role on Biden's team for months, culminating in a subpoena threat from the Oversight Committee in April.

3. 💵 ESG week: House Financial Services will hold four separate hearings on ESG investing and shareholder proxy advisory.

4. 🪨 The real black rock: The national coal leasing moratorium will be debated by a Natural Resources subcommittee Wednesday.

5. ⛏️ More mining: A suite of mining and land conservation bills will be considered at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

6. 💧 Liquid budget: Officials from EPA, USDA and NOAA will testify on water policy at a House T&I subcommittee hearing Thursday.

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