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Tag Archives: U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 4th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Surface Transportation Extension Act, a Senate vote on raising the debt ceiling, and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
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Lauren King confirmed to the U.S. District Court in Seattle: She will be Washington’s first Native American federal judge

Excerpt: King will be the first Native American to serve on the federal bench from a state with twenty-nine recognized tribal nations.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 27th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act, a stopgap federal government funding bill, plus House passage of the Women's Health Protection Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 20th-24th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open as well as the 2021 version of the National Defense Authorization Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden judicial and executive nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 13th-17th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the confirmations of David Estudillo and Angel Kelley to be U.S. District Court Judges in Washington and Massachusetts.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 9th-13th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate passage of the Invest in America Act (as altered by bipartisan negotiations) and a reconciliation instructions bill to allow a $3.5 trillion investment plan in jobs and families to move forward.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 2nd-6th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included confirmation of Ur Mendoza Jaddou to serve as the Homeland Security Department's director of citizenship and immigration services and passage of several amendments to the Invest in America Act, the bipartisan infrastructure bill currently under consideration in the Senate.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of the Emergency Security Supplemental Appropriations Act to fund the Capitol Police, along with a key vote on infrastructure in the Senate and House passage of several crucial appropriations bills.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 24th-28th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate confirmation of Kristen Clarke and Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, the filibuster of the bill to create a commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol, and a semifinal vote on the Endless Frontier Act.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 17th-21st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act and Senate nullification of another Trump regime rule that was hostile to workers.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 10th-14th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of two major bills (the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act) plus Senate nullification of a Trump banking rule.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (April 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate passage of a resolution to restore EPA's ability to regulate methane emissions from the oil and gas industry along with a water infrastructure funding bill. Several Biden nominees were also confirmed.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (April 19th-23rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a D.C. statehood bill (H.R. 51) and Senate passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to protect Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (April 12th-16th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act and Senate confirmation of Wendy R. Sherman to the State Department and Gary Gensler as SEC Chair.
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