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  • House Committee Approves Bills to Combat Human Trafficking

    December 1, 2017

    On November 29, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed, by voice vote, several bills, including H.R. 3814, the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act, as amended, and H.R. 3813, the Combatting Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act. The Senate approved its version of these bills, S. 1532 and S. 1536, respectively, in September…

  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Online Sex Trafficking

    December 1, 2017

    On November 30, the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing, “Latest Developments in Combatting Online Sex Trafficking.” This follows a series of sex trafficking hearings in the House and Senate (see The Source, 10/6/17). Additionally, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation passed the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act on November…

  • Bills Introduced

    December 1, 2017

    Employment H. Res. 630—Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA)/House Administration (11/28/17)—A resolution requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes. H.R. 4458—Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA)/House Administration; Rules (11/28/17)—A bill to prohibit the use of public…

  • Senate Approves Tax Bill

    December 1, 2017

    On December 1, the Senate passed, 51-49, S. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. As instructed by the FY2018 Budget Resolution (H. Con. Res. 71), on November 28, the Senate Budget Committee adopted, 12-11, legislation passed by the Senate Finance Committee on November 16. The House also passed its version of the tax bill…

  • House Passes Sexual Harassment Training Resolution

    December 1, 2017

    On November 28, the House passed, by voice vote, H. Res. 630, requiring mandatory sexual harassment training for all Members, officers, and employees of the House of Representatives. The training would also be required for interns and fellows working in House offices. The measure, sponsored by Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA), would require proof of the…

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Latest News & Events

  • Congressional Schedule: December 4-8, 2017

    December 4, 2017

    Floor Action: Reproductive Health- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3317, the Stopping Abusive Female Exploitation Act. International- On Tuesday, the House is scheduled to consider H. Con. Res. 90, a resolution condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in, and an immediate restoration of…

  • Weekly Highlights: November 27-December 1, 2017

    December 4, 2017

    Floor Action: Tax Policy- On December 1, the Senate passed, 51-49, S. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Employment- On November 28, the House passed, by voice vote, H. Res. 630, requiring mandatory sexual harassment training for all Members, officers, and employees of the House of Representatives. Mark-Ups: Human Trafficking- On November 29, the…

  • Save the Date! WCPI Gala – February 28, 2018

    November 8, 2017

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To date, 318 women have served in the U.S. Congress. Twelve of those women served in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.