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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 (January 18th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included approval of a waiver to allow General Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense and Austin's confirmation, along with that of Avril Haines to be Director of National Intelligence.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted on Donald Trump’s removal

Excerpt: How did United States Representatives from the Pacific Northwest vote on two resolutions seeking Donald Trump's removal? Find out in this edition of Last Week In Congress.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 4th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included adoption of House rules for the 117th Congress and the defeat of two objections to the counting of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' Electoral College votes.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Dec. 28th-Jan. 1st, 2021)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the CASH Act and House and Senate repassage of the National Defense Authorization Act, which will now be implemented because each chamber mustered the two-thirds threshold needed to override Trump's veto.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 21st-24th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes were both in support of a combined end-of-the-year COVID-19 relief package and omnibus appropriations bill that Donald Trump has threatened not to sign.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 7th-11th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act along with a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open for another week.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Nov. 30th — Dec. 4th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a groundbreaking bill to legalize cannabis at the federal level and Senate adoption of legislation to help people diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 16th-20th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a bill that would authorize several billion dollars to expand federally funded apprenticeship programs and Senate confirmation of Stephen Vaden to be a U.S. Trade Judge.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's only vote consisted of the confirmation of Trump nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. No Democrats or independents voted to confirm Barrett.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 19th-23rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the failure of a Democratic effort to block the gutting of the Community Reinvestment Act and the failure of a Republican effort to pass a COVID-19 response bill.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Sept. 28th-October 2nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Revised HEROES Act and Senate passage of a stopgap budget bill to avert an October government shutdown.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 14th-18th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the confirmation of Franklin U. Valderrama and House passage of legislation to require accommodations for pregnant women in the workplace.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 7th-11th)

Excerpt: The week's major vote concerned the question of whether or not to advance a pathetic excuse for a coronavirus relief package offered by Republicans, which was defeated by the Senate.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 17th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Delivering for America Act and the defeat of Republican amendments to the bill.
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