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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 (June 1st-5th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the confirmation of Trump appointees to head the Voice of America and a new position, inspector general of COVID-19 relief funds.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 25th-29th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a bill to patch the Paycheck Protection Program and transmission of a five-year extension of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to conference with the Senate.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 18th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the Mitch McConnell engineered confirmations of Trump nominees John Ratcliffe (to be DNI) and James Trainor (to the FEC).
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 11th-15th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House approval of the HEROES Act (a coronavirus relief package) and Senate approval of a flawed domestic surveillance reauthorization bill.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 4th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the confirmation of the director of the NCSC as well as the failure of an attempt to override Donald Trump's veto of a resolution to reassert Congress' power to declare war.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (April 20th-24th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a resolution to establish a committee to oversee trillions of dollars in COVID-19 response funding and the fourth coronavirus aid package (H.R. 266).
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 23rd-27th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes consisted of House and Senate passage of the The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, H.R. 748.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 16th-20th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate approval of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the rejection of several amendments to the Act.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 9th-14th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House approval of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Senate disapproval of a Betsy DeVos rule on student loan forgiveness.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 2nd-6th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate approval of an emergency coronavirus response package and House passage of a bill to add airport security workers to the civil service.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 24th-28th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes including House passage of historic anti-lynching legislation and Senate rejection of Republican schemes to put up barriers to reproductive healthcare.
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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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