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Legislative Updates

Calendar for 115th Congress’ first session released

Congressional leaders recently released tentative calendars for the first session of the 115th Congress in both chambers, outlining the time members of Congress will spend in Washington and in their districts. The district work periods listed below, which are subject to change, are the best times to schedule meetings with members of Congress to begin building relationships and discussing the issues that matter most to letter carriers.

 

House

Senate

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Jan. 16 – Jan. 19

Jan. 16

Presidents’ Day; District working period

Feb. 20 – Feb. 24

Feb. 20 – Feb. 24

District working period

 

Mar. 16 – Mar. 17

District working period

Apr. 10 – Apr. 24

Apr. 10- Apr. 21

District working period

May 29 – Jun. 2

May 29 – Jun. 2

Independence Day; District working period

Jul. 3 – Jul. 7

Jul. 3 – Jul. 7

Labor Day

Jul. 31 – Sep. 4

Jul. 31 – Sep. 4

District working period

Sep. 18 – Sep. 22

Sep. 21 – Sep. 22

Columbus Day

Oct. 9

Oct. 9 – Oct. 13

Veterans’ Day

Nov. 10

Nov. 10

Thanksgiving Day; District working period

Nov. 20 – Nov. 24

Nov. 20 – Nov. 24

District working period

Dec. 18 – Dec. 29

Dec. 18 – Dec. 29

For a combined House and Senate calendar, click here.

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