Highlights from the Week
1. This week an initial draft majority opinion on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case, written by Justice Samuel Alito, was leaked to the public by an unknown source. The draft indicates that the Supreme Court could overrule cases that set Constitutional precedent, such as Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southern PA v. Casey. View statements from members of Congress regarding the state of abortion in the nation here.
2. This week the United States Department of Labor announced in its Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary that job openings in the nation increased to 11.549 million in March of this year. View statements from members of Congress on the issue of employment in the United States here.
3. This week fighting continued within the borders of Ukraine between Russian and Ukrainian military forces. View statements from members of Congress reacting to the ongoing conflict here.
By the Elections Research team Elections:
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Georgia Special State Legislative General Runoff Election
Michigan State Legislative Special Election
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By the Officials Research team
Public Statements: 882 statements were added this week
The Maine state legislature voted to pass a bill that amends zoning regulations to allow duplexes or 2-housing units be built on any plot previously zoned for a single-family home.
The Florida state Senate voted to pass a bill that amends various state property insurance laws.
The Iowa state legislature voted to pass a bill that amends the minimum age requirements for childcare center staff.
Congress: 1 bill was added this week