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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 27th-Dec. 1st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of resolutions expressing solidarity with Israel and legislation to punish Israel along with Senate confirmation of many Biden judicial and military nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Oct. 30th-November 3rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a Republican bill to help wealthy tax cheats by defunding the IRS, the House's failure to expel George Santos, and Senate confirmation of Jacob Lew to be Ambassador to Israel, along with Senate passage of a consolidated appropriations bill.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 16th-27th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the election of Mike Johnson as Speaker of the House of Representatives and Senate confirmation of Michael Whitaker to be Federal Aviation Administrator.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 16th-20th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included three unsuccessful attempts by Jim Jordan to become Speaker of the House and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 2nd-6th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the House's unprecedented removal of Kevin McCarthy as Speaker and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 25th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of a clean continuing resolution to prevent a federal government shutdown.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 18th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Native American Child Protection Act, the rejection of a Kevin McCarthy backed defense appropriations bill, and Senate confirmation of several military commanders.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 11th-15th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a Republican bill intended to block California's clean auto regulations and Senate approval of a motion to consider a Veterans Affairs funding bill.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 5th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate confirmation of Anna Gomez to the Federal Communications Commission and Philip Jefferson, Adriana Kugler, and Lisa DeNell Cook to the board of the Federal Reserve.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 10th-14th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a Republican-drafted National Defense Authorization Act for the 2024 fiscal year chock full of discriminatory riders and Senate confirmation of several Biden judicial nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (June 5th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Encouraging Public Offerings Act (H.R. 2793) and Middle Market IPO Cost Act (H.R. 2812), plus Senate confirmation of two Biden executive branch nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 30th-June 2nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of the so-called Fiscal Responsibility Act and Senate passage of a resolution to force students to repay loans that the Biden administration has tried to forgive.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 22nd-26th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a Republican resolution that would void President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan and an EPA rule intended to protect Americans from harmful pollution.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 15th-19th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House redirection of a measure to expel George Santos to the Ethics Committee and Senate confirmation of three Biden judicial nominees, along with Senate passage of two Republican resolutions to overturn policies adopted by the D.C. city council and Department of Homeland Security.
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