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Category Archives: Legislative Advocacy

Republicans install the unqualified Amy Coney Barrett on the United States Supreme Court

Excerpt: The vote was fifty-two to forty-eight, with Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine (who previously voted for Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch) voting nay along with the Democratic members and the chamber's two independents.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 19th-23rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the failure of a Democratic effort to block the gutting of the Community Reinvestment Act and the failure of a Republican effort to pass a COVID-19 response bill.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Sept. 28th-October 2nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Revised HEROES Act and Senate passage of a stopgap budget bill to avert an October government shutdown.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 14th-18th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the confirmation of Franklin U. Valderrama and House passage of legislation to require accommodations for pregnant women in the workplace.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 7th-11th)

Excerpt: The week's major vote concerned the question of whether or not to advance a pathetic excuse for a coronavirus relief package offered by Republicans, which was defeated by the Senate.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 17th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Delivering for America Act and the defeat of Republican amendments to the bill.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 3rd-7th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes consisted of Senate confirmation of Mark Menezes to be Deputy Secretary of Energy and approval of a bill banning TikTok from government owned mobile devices.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 27th-31st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of two bills to help childcare providers and Senate confirmation of Derek Tai-Ching Kan to the OMB.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 20th-24th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Great American Outdoors Act and House/Senate passage of a major military appropriations bill.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (June 29th-July 3rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill and Patient Protection Act expansion plus the Senate's failure to endorse a total withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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COVID-19 Update: Pacific Northwest embraces mandatory mask directives

Excerpt: As British Columbia makes additional moves to reopen its economy, Washington has mandated the wearing of masks in public and Oregon has completed a special legislative session focusing on COVID-19 and police reform.
Written by:Rich Erwin
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (June 22nd-26th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 and a D.C. statehood bill, along with the failure of a Senate Republican policing reform proposal.
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The Pandemic is Personal: Jef­frey Robin­son on celebrating PRIDE during COVID-19

Excerpt: An LGBTQ+ Democratic Party leader shares his views on the importance and meaning of PRIDE during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Written by:Jef­frey Robin­son
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (June 15th-19th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included passage of a landmark public lands funding bill and the confirmation of one of Mitch McConnell's protege to the D.C. Circuit Court.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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