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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 (May 2nd-6th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate confirmation of three Biden nominees and the passage of multiple Republican-sponsored motions to instruct conferees on the negotiations for the America Competes Act.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (April 4th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court and House passage of a resolution holding two Trump aides in contempt of Congress.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 28th – April 1st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Affordable Insulin Now Act (H.R. 6833) and Senate passage of the tech and manufacturing-focused America COMPETES Act (H.R. 4521).
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 21st — 25th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate confirmation of Alison Nathan to the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, along with confirmation of over half a dozen district court judge nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 14th-18th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act and Senate confirmation of Shalanda Young to be OMB Director, along with the approvals of two Biden judicial nominees to sit on the federal district court bench in California.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 7th-11th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included congressional passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 2471), Senate passage of the Postal Service Reform Act (H.R. 3076), and House passage of the Suspending Energy Imports From Russia Act (H.R. 6968).
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 28th-March 4th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act and Honoring Our PACT Act along with Senate passage of two Republican-backed resolutions to sabotage America's response to COVID-19.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 14th-18th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate passage of the Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act (H.R. 6617) and confirmation of Robert Califf to be FDA commissioner.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 7th-11th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 and a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open, along with Senate confirmation of several D.C. judicial nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 31st-February 4th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of an amendment to the Bioeconomy Research and Development Act and Senate confirmation of judges to the northern district of Ohio bench.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 17th-21st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Ensuring Veterans' Smooth Transition Act, the Senate's failure to reform its undemocratic filibuster rules, and Senate confirmation of Holly Thomas to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 10th-14th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act and Senate confirmation of Gabriel Sanchez to serve as a judge on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 3rd-7th)

Excerpt: The week's only major vote was Senate confirmation of Anne Witkowsky to serve as the State Department's assistant secretary for conflict and stabilization operations.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 13th-17th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of legislation to raise the debt ceiling, a House contempt referral to the Justice Department concerning Mark Meadows, and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees, including two to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
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