In The News
By Mark Walker
Rep. Scott Peters says he’s doing what he can to meet a campaign pledge that called for withholding the pay for members of Congress until they adopt a budget.
Peters, D-San Diego, crossed the aisle along with 85 other members of his party on Wednesday to back a debt-limit extension that included a “No Budget, No Pay” provision.
The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.
The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.
The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).