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June Research Wrap-Up

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Members of Congress have continued to speak about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. See what they had to say about it here, then click here to catch up on everything President Trump has said on the topic. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Last month, the Supreme Court passed down a ruling upholding DACA. Click here to see what your representatives have been saying about it. LGBTQ+ Protections Click here to see what Congress is saying about another high-profile Supreme Court decision: the ruling that federal employment discrimination protections extend to LGBTQ+ employees.


George Floyd Justice in Policing Act On June 25th, the US House of Representatives voted on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. Click here to see our full coverage and highlights of the legislation. Washington, D.C. Admission Act The next day, on June 26th, the House voted 232-180 on HR 51, which would admit the District of Columbia as the 51st US state. Check out our coverage of the legislation here. COVID-19 Legislation What legislation has your state passed in response to COVID-19? Find all key legislation related to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic here.

A map of the United States, with 30 out of 50 highlighted in red to indicate that they have passed COVID-19 specific legislation.


June Elections Last month, 19 states held primary elections. Use our elections pages to check out all the results (or your candidates) by filtering by state here. Upcoming Elections Find the dates of all upcoming elections with Vote Smart's election calendar here.


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