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Tag Archives: Last Week In Congress

Last Week In Con­gress is a recur­ring Cas­ca­dia Advo­cate fea­ture that doc­u­ments how mem­bers of Wash­ing­ton, Ore­gon, and Ida­ho’s con­gres­sion­al del­e­ga­tion vot­ed on major bills, res­o­lu­tions, and nom­i­na­tions dur­ing the pre­ced­ing leg­isla­tive week. Look for Last Week In Con­gress on Sun­day morn­ings after weeks when either the House, Sen­ate, or both have been in ses­sion. LWIC’s archives are shown below.

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 15th-19th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Build Back Better Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees, including Chuck Sams, the first Native American to lead the National Park Service.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 1st-5th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Protect Older Job Applicants Act and designations of land for several tribes and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees. The Senate also considered the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, but it did not advance due to Republican opposition.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 25th-29th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act and PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act along with Senate confirmation of a dozen Biden executive and judicial nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 18th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a motion to find Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress and Senate confirmation of several Biden executive and judicial nominees, including one for the federal bench in Washington State.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 4th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Surface Transportation Extension Act, a Senate vote on raising the debt ceiling, and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 27th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act, a stopgap federal government funding bill, plus House passage of the Women's Health Protection Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 20th-24th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open as well as the 2021 version of the National Defense Authorization Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden judicial and executive nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 13th-17th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the confirmations of David Estudillo and Angel Kelley to be U.S. District Court Judges in Washington and Massachusetts.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 23rd-27th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House approval of reconciliation rules for the American Jobs & Families Plan, along with passage of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 9th-13th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate passage of the Invest in America Act (as altered by bipartisan negotiations) and a reconciliation instructions bill to allow a $3.5 trillion investment plan in jobs and families to move forward.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 2nd-6th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included confirmation of Ur Mendoza Jaddou to serve as the Homeland Security Department's director of citizenship and immigration services and passage of several amendments to the Invest in America Act, the bipartisan infrastructure bill currently under consideration in the Senate.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of the Emergency Security Supplemental Appropriations Act to fund the Capitol Police, along with a key vote on infrastructure in the Senate and House passage of several crucial appropriations bills.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 24th-28th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate confirmation of Kristen Clarke and Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, the filibuster of the bill to create a commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol, and a semifinal vote on the Endless Frontier Act.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 17th-21st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act and Senate nullification of another Trump regime rule that was hostile to workers.
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