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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 (August 7th-12th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included congressional adoption of the climate and health focused Inflation Reduction Act as well as Senate confirmation of Constance J. Milstein to be the U.S. ambassador to Malta.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 1st-5th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate passage of the Honoring our PACT Act and the Senate's approval of Sweden and Finland's accession to NATO, along with confirmation of two Biden judicial nominees. Several House votes from the previous week are also included in this report.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 25th-29th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included congressional passage of the CHIPS and Science Act, along with the House's adoption of an assault weapons ban and the Senate's approval of water projects bill.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 11th-15th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the 2022 version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees, including Steven Dettelbach to head the ATF.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (June 20th-24th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included congressional approval of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act in both chambers, along with House passage of bills concerning cybersecurity and mental health. The Senate confirmed two Biden nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (June 13th-17th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act and Recovering America's Wildlife Act along with Senate passage of the Honoring our Pact Act.
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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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