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Tag Archives: U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 23rd-27th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the NOTAM Improvement Act and the Chance to Compete Act, along with Senate confirmation of Brendan Owens to be the Defense Department's Assistant Secretary for Energy, Installations and Environment.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 5th-9th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House final passage of the Respect for Marriage Act and Senate confirmation of more than half a dozen of President Biden's judicial nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Nov. 28th — Dec. 2nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included congressional adoption of a resolution to avert a rail strike, Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act, and House votes on bills to advance human rights and pregnancy care.
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U.S. Senate Republicans use chamber’s undemocratic sixty-vote threshold to deny railroad workers sick leave they need

Excerpt: Senate Republicans used the chamber's undemocratic sixty vote threshold to nix a concurrent resolution in Congress to require paid sick leave for railroad workers. Democratic and independent senators voted for it, but most Republicans withheld their votes.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 14th-18th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Speak Out Act and the Lymphedema Treatment Act as well as the Senate's invocation of cloture on the Respect for Marriage Act.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included congressional passage of the Continuing Appropriations and Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act 2023, Senate confirmation of Arianna Freeman to the 3rd Circuit, and House passage of Representative Mary Peltola's first bill, the Food Security for All Veterans Act.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 19th-23rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Presidential Election Reform Act and the Invest to Protect Act along with Senate ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and Senate confirmation of Florence Pan to be an appeals court judge.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 12th-16th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Preventing a Patronage System Act and Ensuring a Fair and Accurate Census Act along with Senate confirmation of several of President Biden's appellate nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 6th-9th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes consisted of Senate confirmation of ohn Z. Lee to be a judge on the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Andre Mathis to be a judge on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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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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