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Tag Archives: Last Week In Congress

Last Week In Con­gress is a recur­ring Cas­ca­dia Advo­cate fea­ture pro­vid­ed in part­ner­ship with Voteara­ma in Con­gress 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 (February 10th-14th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House approval of a bill expanding wilderness protections and Senate approval of a resolution reasserting Congress' power to declare war.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 3rd-7th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 and the Senate's refusal to convict Donald Trump.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 27th-31st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the revocation of the 2002 Iraq invasion AUMF in the House and the defeat of efforts to call witnesses in the Senate's Trump removal trial.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 20th-25th)

Excerpt: Find out Cascadia’s United States Senators voted on motions pertaining to the rules for Donald Trump's removal trial.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 13th-17th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the transmission of impeachment articles/appointment of trial managers and ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 6th-10th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included a House resolution requiring the Trump regime to obtain advance congressional authorization prior to attacking Iran and Senate approval of a nominee to lead the Small Business Administration.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 16th-20th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate approval of the 2019 NDAA, House approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and a package of eight appropriations bills.
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Yesterday In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. Representatives voted on impeachment

Excerpt: Once more for the record, here's how every member of the United States House of Representatives from the Pacific Northwest voted on impeachment.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 9th-13th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the 2019 NDAA, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, a modest package of climate justice action bills, and several nominations.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 18th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included a stopgap budget authorization bill, a measure to reduce violence in the workplace, and the defeat of a Rand Paul scheme to divert money to infrastructure projects.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 12th-15th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included executive and judicial nominations (in the Senate) and a bill to reauthorize and rename the Export-Import Bank (in the House).
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 28th-31st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the adoption of rules for proceeding with the Trump impeachment inquiry and an unsuccessful attempt to block states from allowing the sale of junk health insurance plans.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 23rd-27th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included a stopgap budget bill, another pair of votes opposing Trump's fake emergency declaration, and in the House, legislation to protect migrant families.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 29th-August 2nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the approval of a two-year budget deal, the failure to override a veto on Saudi Arabia arm sales, and the confirmation of Kelly Craft to the U.N.
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