A closer look at next week …

Monday

The House meets at noon and considers H.R. 793, which would name a post office in California, and H.Con.Res. 27, which would accept a statue of Gerald Ford to be placed in the Capitol. Both bills will be considered under a suspension of House rules.

The Senate meets at 2 p.m. to vote on a judicial nominee and to end debate on a small-business bill, S. 493. The Senate is in session the rest of the week.

Tuesday

The House meets at noon to take up the three-week spending resolution.

Wednesday

The House meets at noon to begin work on two bills to end federal housing programs: H.R. 839 and H.R. 861.

The Senate could begin consideration of the three-week spending resolution.

Thursday and Friday

The House meets at 9 a.m. to consider a resolution from Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) urging the U.S. to pull its troops out of Afghanistan. Also expected is consideration of legislation related to the funding of National Public Radio (legislation was not available as of Friday).

The House does not expect to convene on Friday, although complications with the budget could change that.