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  • Bills Introduced

    November 21, 2014

    Adoption H. Res. 580—-Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-OK)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (11/17/14)—A resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the people of the United States to secure…

  • House Democrats Hold Leadership Elections

    November 21, 2014

    On November 18, the Democratic Caucus re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as Minority Leader for the 114th Congress. Republicans and Democrats in the Senate and House Republicans held their respective party leadership elections last week (see The Source, 11/14/14). Reps. Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) were elected co-chairs of the Democratic Steering and…

  • Senate Sends CCDBG Bill to President

    November 21, 2014

    On November 17, the Senate approved, 88-1, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (P.L. 113-186). The House approved the measure on September 15 (see The Source, 9/19/14). The president signed the measure into law on November 19. The bill reauthorizes through FY2020 “such sums as may be necessary” for the Child Care and…

  • Senate Passes Bill to Recognize Service of Women Veterans

    November 21, 2014

    On November 20, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, a bill (H.R. 5441) to amend the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States to reflect the service of women in the armed forces of the United States. The House approved the legislation, by voice vote, on November 17; the…

  • Senate Committee Approves Infant and Child Death Bill

    November 21, 2014

    On November 20, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (H.R. 669), clearing the bill for President Obama’s signature. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee approved the legislation on November 19, while the House approved the bill on September 9 (see The Source, 9/12/14). According…

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Latest News & Events

  • Congressional Schedule

    November 24, 2014

    Congress is in recess until December 2.

  • Weekly Highlights: November 17-21, 2014

    November 24, 2014

    Floor Action: On November 18, the Democratic Caucus re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as Minority Leader for the 114th Congress. Child Care- On November 17, the Senate approved, 88-1, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (P.L. 113-186). Veterans- On November 20, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, a bill (H.R. 5441) to amend…

  • 2014 Election Wrap-Up

    November 5, 2014

    Women’s Policy, Inc. is pleased to provide its analysis of the 2014 congressional elections: 2014 Election Wrap-Up. It will be updated as new election results become available.

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    October 2, 2014

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