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More on This Bill. Constitutional Authority Statement; CBO Cost Estimates [1]. Subject — Policy Area: Government Operations and Politics ...
Summary: According to the Congressional Research Service, HR1 "expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access ...
1:37pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #922, Constance J. Milstein, of New York, to be Ambassador ...
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The For the People Act, introduced as H.R. 1, is a bill in the United States Congress intended to expand voting rights, change campaign finance laws to ...
Mar 16, 2021 · Are Democrats in Congress and their good government allies going to blow it again on voting rights? It sure looks like they could — by ...
May 12, 2021 · Under current Senate rules, this bill would take 60 votes to advance past a certain GOP filibuster. Democrats have only 50 Senate seats, so they ...
Jun 22, 2021 · The Senate appears unlikely to be able to pass the For the People Act, or any other voting rights bill, in the face of Republican ...
Apr 22, 2021 · Given that all Republican senators are widely expected to oppose its passage, in order for the companion bill (S. 1) to become law, Democrats ...
3 days ago · Pursu- ant to clause 4 of rule I, the following enrolled bill was signed by the Speaker on Friday, August 12, 2022: H.R. 5376, to provide for ...
Jul 12, 2021 · The Democrats' voting bill, H.R. 1, was not redesigned or rethought ... rights bill that Republicans blocked in the Senate on Tuesday — will ...