Highlights from the Week
1. This week the United States Senate voted on a procedural rule change to bypass the filibuster and pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act and the Freedom to Vote Act. View how each member of the Senate voted here.
2. This week U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss the international situation between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. View a speech from Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Menendez talking about the issue here and view a speech from Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member Jim Risch talking about the issue here.
3. This week was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. View statements from members of the U.S. House and Senate celebrating the national holiday here.
By John and the Officials Research team
Public Statements: 693 statements were added this week
The South Dakota state legislature passed a bill to amend state congressional districts.
The South Carolina state legislature passed a bill to amend congressional districts.
Congress: 2 bills were added