Highlights from the Week
1. Two mass shootings recently took place in Atlanta, GA, and Boulder, CO. Click here to read statements from your representatives regarding events of the past week and potential gun control measures.
2. Last week the House passed two immigration reform bills that would establish a path toward citizenship for DREAMers and establish terms and conditions for non-immigrant workers performing agricultural labor. Click here and here to see how they voted.
4. This week the Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General of the General Public Health Service. Click here to see how they voted.
5. This week the Senate made history by confirming Rachel Levine as Assistant Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. She is the first transgender federal official to be confirmed by the Senate. Click here to see how they voted.
6. This week the Senate confirmed Shalanda Young as Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Click here to see how they voted.
By James and the Elections Research team
Click here to check out the results of the 2nd Congressional district Special Election that happened in Louisiana on March 20th. This race will be going to a run-off on April 24th. Can see those candidates here.
Louisiana’s 5th Congressional district had a special election on March 20th. You can check out the result of the race here, and click on any candidate to see more information.
By Annie, Chelsea, and the Officials Research team
Public Statements: 1,525 statements were added this week
The Maryland Senate passed a bill that would prohibit individuals from possessing or carrying a firearm within 100 feet of a polling site.
The South Carolina House passed a bill that would authorize the State Election Commission (SEC) to establish statewide election laws and procedures.
The North Dakota House passed a resolution urging Congress to not adopt House Resolution 1, or the "For the People Act."
Congress: 7 bills added
HR 1868: Vote to pass a bill that establishes technical changes to provisions under Medicare and Medicaid and exempts the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 from PAYGO rules.