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Legislative Updates

Legislators return to home districts for Memorial Day work period

Members of Congress are back in their home districts throughout next week for the Memorial Day district work period. They will return to Washington, DC,  on Monday, June 6.

Once they return to Washington, lawmakers will have just over a month before they are expected to depart again in July for summer recess. Chatter on Capitol Hill, however, suggests that both chambers could depart well before July 4.

While members are back home, NALC encourages activists to reach out and talk about how lawmakers can support a strong and vibrant Postal Service. But it’s never too early to set up a meeting with your representatives.

Below is the House and Senate’s current schedule for the remainder of the 114th Congress.

Memorial Day District Work Period

May 30-June 3

May 30-June 3

July 4 District Work Period

June 27-July 4

July 1-5

Summer District Work Period

August 1-September 5

July 18- September 5

Fall District Work Period

October 3-November 11

October 10-November 11

Thanksgiving District Work Period

November 21-25

November 21-25

Winter District Work


December 19-30

Target Adjournment



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