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U.S. Policy Calendar

U.S. Policy Calendar: 2019

(Last updated September 20, 2019)


September 2019

September 4

The U.S. Department of Commerce releases figures for U.S. international trade in goods and services for July 2019

September 9

The U.S. House and Senate reconvene following their summer recess

September 12

The third Democratic presidential debate, Houston, Texas

September 17 - 30

The 74th United Nations General Assembly, New York

September 17 - 18

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meets to set targets for U.S. monetary policy and short-term interest rates

September 23

United Nations Climate Action Summit, New York

September 26

The U.S. Department of Commerce releases the final report on second quarter U.S. Gross Domestic Product

september 30 - October 14

U.S. Senate and House recess


October 2019

October 1

The start of the U.S. government’s fiscal year (FY) 2020

October 4

The U.S. Department of Commerce releases figures for U.S. international trade in goods and services for August 2019

October 15

The fourth Democratic presidential debate, Westerville, Ohio

October 29 - 30

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meets to set targets for U.S. monetary policy and short-term interest rates

October 30

The U.S. Department of Commerce releases the first estimate of third quarter U.S. Gross Domestic Product


November 2019

November 1 - 11

U.S. House recess

November 5

The U.S. Department of Commerce releases figures for U.S. international trade in goods and services for September 2019

November 25 – December 2 

U.S. Senate and House recess

November 27

The U.S. Department of Commerce releases the second estimate on third quarter U.S. Gross Domestic Product


December 2019

December 2 - 13

25th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Chile

Decmeber 5

The U.S. Department of Commerce releases figures for U.S. international trade in goods and services for October 2019

December 10 – 11

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meets to set targets for U.S. monetary policy and short-term interest rates

December 13

Target date for adjournment of the first session of the 116th U.S. Congress

December 20

The U.S. Department of Commerce releases the final report on third quarter U.S. Gross Domestic Product


2020

january 3

Start of second session of the 116th U.S. Congress

January 28

State of the Union Address (tentative)

february 3

Iowa caucuses (first of the U.S. presidential nominating caucuses and primaries)

July 13 - 16

Democratic National Convention, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

August 24 - 27

Republican National Convention, Charlotte, North Carolina

November 3

Election Day