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  • The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, February 12-16, 2018

    February 16, 2018

    Budget— On February 12, President Trump submitted to Congress his budget proposal for FY2019. To view the budget proposal, click here. Floor Action:         STEM— On February 13, the House passed, by voice vote, H.R. 3397, the Building Blocks of STEM Act. Mark-Ups:  Miscellaneous— On February 14, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee passed,…

  • Bills Introduced

    February 16, 2018

    Education S. 2431—Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (2/15/18) —A bill to ensure that certain incidents involving a covered employee that are reported to the Title IX coordinator at an eligible institution of higher education have been reviewed by the president of the institution and not less than one additional member of the…

  • The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, February 5-9, 2018

    February 9, 2018

    Floor Action:  Appropriations—On February 9, Congress passed H.R. 1892, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, as amended. The Senate approved, 71-28, the bill, which funds the federal government through March 23; the House passed, 240-186, the measure. The president signed the bill into law on February 9, thus avoiding a partial government shutdown.  Employment—On February 6, the House passed, by…

  • Bills Introduced

    February 9, 2018

    Child Protection H.R. 4963—Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA)/Judiciary (2/7/18)—A bill to provide for assistance for victims of child pornography, and for other purposes. S. Res. 396—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Rules and Administration (2/7/18)—A resolution to establish a special committee of the Senate to address sexual abuse within United States Olympic Gymnastics. Employment H.R. 4924—Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS)/House…

  • The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, January 29-February 2, 2018

    February 2, 2018

    On January 30, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. For the full transcript of the president’s remarks, please click here. Rep. Joe Kennedy, III (D-MA) delivered the Democrats’ response to the State of the Union address. For the full transcript of Rep. Kennedy’s remarks, please…

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