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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 (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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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 6th-10th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of the Protecting Medicare and American Farmers from Sequester Cuts Act, House passage of the Protecting our Democracy Act and 2022 NDAA, and Senate confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel to be FCC Chair.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Nov 30th-Dec 3rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of the Further Extending Government Funding Act, Senate confirmation of a Biden Treasury nominee, and House passage of the Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act.
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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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