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  • Senate Advances Bills to Reauthorize State Department Programs

    April 29, 2016

    Senate Floor On April 28, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, S. 1635, the FY2016 Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, sponsored by Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). Among several other provisions, the bill would require the secretary of State to develop or update, and make public, a global strategy to address violence…

  • Senate Supports National Sexual Assault Awareness

    April 29, 2016

    On April 28, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, a resolution recognizing and supporting National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (S. Res. 452). Sponsored by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the measure would bring greater awareness to the problem of sexual assault and publicly acknowledge the survivors. Sen. Grassley noted that “Americans have commemorated the…

  • Committee Passes Maritime Authorization Act

    April 29, 2016

    On April 27, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee passed several bills, by voice vote, including the Maritime Authorization and Enhancement Act (S. 2829), sponsored by Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE). As amended, the measure would direct the superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy to prescribe a policy on sexual harassment and sexual…

  • Senate Recognizes World Malaria Day

    April 29, 2016

    On April 28, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day (S. Res. 436). Sponsored by Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), the measure notes that young children and pregnant women are particularly vulnerable and disproportionately affected by malaria. Specifically, the measure also notes that malaria creates great…

  • Defense Authorization Bill Clears House Committee

    April 29, 2016

    On April 27, the House Armed Services Committee approved, 60-2, H.R. 4909, the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Several subcommittees, including the Military Personnel Subcommittee, approved their respective portions of the bill during the week of April 18 (see The Source, April 22). According to the committee summary, the bill would authorize $543.4 billion…

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    May 2, 2016

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  • Congressional Schedule

    May 2, 2016

    Congress is in recess until the week of May 9.

  • Weekly Highlights: April 25-29, 2016

    May 2, 2016

    Floor Action: International- On April 28, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, S. 1635, the FY2016 Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act. On April 28, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the FY2017 Department of State Authorization Act (as-yet-unnumbered). Violence Against Women- On April 28, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, a…

  • Briefing Invitation: Metastatic Breast Cancer

    April 29, 2016

       Women’s Policy, Inc. in cooperation with Representatives Kristi Noem and Doris Matsui Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and Representatives Susan Brooks and Lois Frankel Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues invite you to a lunch briefing on: Metastatic Breast Cancer Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. B-338, 339 Rayburn House Office…

  • Apply now for the 2017 Congressional Fellowships on Women & Public Policy!

    March 30, 2016

    Application materials for the 2017 Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy are now available on our website! Visit the Fellowships page for more information or click on the links below! 2017 Congressional Fellowships on Women & Public Policy Brochure 2017 Congressional Fellowships on Women & Public Policy Application

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A record number of women serve in the 114th Congress -- 88 in the House (including four non-voting Delegates) and 20 in the Senate.