Today, Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) led the introduction of the Sustaining Our Democracy Act to provide $20 billion in federal funding over the next decade for state and local election administration.
On Monday, a group of Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced H.R. 7489, the Time Off to Vote Act.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted an emergency request from the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature to throw out the state’s newly-adopted legislative maps.
On Tuesday, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland urging the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to “exponentially increase [their] efforts to challenge unlawful and unconstitutional voter suppression wherever it occurs.”
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed (meaning paused) a district court’s preliminary injunctions requiring Alabama to draw a new congressional map that contains two majority-Black districts.
Today, Sens. Angus King (I-Maine), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) released a “discussion draft” of the Electoral Count Modernization Act, the highly-anticipated legislation to update the Electoral Count Act of 1887 (ECA).
Senate Democrats are poised to move forward on a crucial piece of voting rights legislation. Follow this space for updates.
In a letter to colleagues today, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowed to debate and consider changes to Senate rules by Jan. 17.
Today, the parties in NAACP v. U.S. Postal Service announced a settlement following a year of litigation over the Postal Service’s handling of election mail.
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting Our Democracy Act, H.R. 5314, a bill that tackles government ethics and accountability issues.
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