FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News

2008 Congressional Calendar; AIP Public Policy Center Website

Richard M. Jones
Number 26 - February 20, 2008   |  Search FYI  |   FYI Archives  |   Subscribe to FYI

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The following are the dates that Congress is scheduled to be in recess this year:

March 15 to 30: House and Senate Easter Recess

May 24 to June 1: Senate Memorial Day Recess

May 24 to June 2: House Memorial Day Recess

June 28 to July 6: Senate Fourth of July Recess

June 28 to July 7: House Fourth of July Recess

August 4 to September 7: House August Recess

August 9 to September 7: Senate August Recess

September 26: House Target Adjournment Date

October 1: Start of New Fiscal Year

November 4: Election Day

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Richard M. Jones
Media and Government Relations Division
American Institute of Physics