On Monday, House Democrats re-introduced the Protect Our Democracy Act, H.R. 5314, led by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.).
On Tuesday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) introduced the Freedom To Vote Act, a compromise voting rights bill which has been in the works since For the People Act, S.1, was blocked by a Republican filibuster in June.
In a statement released today, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a guidance document regarding redistricting following the release of the 2020 census data.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the historic John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, H.R. 4.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Executive Office of the President issued a statement of support on Monday for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, or H.R. 4. The bill, introduced last week in the House of Representatives, will be brought to a vote this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) formally introduced the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4). From a press conference in Selma, standing in front of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Rep. Sewell introduced the bill named after the civil rights giant, which would restore vital provisions of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) and has 190 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a late-night session on Tuesday, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that he plans to bring the For the People Act to a second vote as a first priority when the Senate returns from recess in September.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new group called the Business for Voting Rights Coalition published a letter to Congress on Wednesday urging the passage of legislation to restore key provisions of the Voting Rights Act (VRA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a new letter to Senate colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer laid out the Democratic Senate caucus’s priorities for the rest of the summer session. The letter, addressed to Senate Democrats, lays out the legislative successes of the Biden administration so far this year, including the expansion of the Child Tax Credit and the advances on climate change and COVID-19 recovery.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a speech at her alma mater Howard University on Thursday, Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is investing $25 million into an expanded voting rights initiative, “I Will Vote.”
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