Saturday, June 29, 2019

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

House Passes $383 Billion Spending Package

Senate passes $750B defense billtargets China

House passes election security measure requiring cybersecurity safeguards, paper ballots

House compromises, passes border funding

Senate defeats measure to curb Trump’s use of military force in Iran


Floor attempts to protect human life, prohibit infanticide

House: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday


First Amendment

RFRA Hearing: Disagreement is not discrimination


Homeland Security

We cannot ignore the horror of the border crisis, but we shouldn’t ignore it’s real causes, either

‘None of These People’ on Debate Stage ‘Studied the Issue’: Former ICE Director Shreds Dems Over Immigration

Moderate House Democrats clash with liberals over border funding bill

House Democrats, backed into political corner, cave on border funding deal

House Democrats find common scapegoat for border bill split — Senate Democrats


Federal Spending

Pro-Life implications of Financial Services appropriations bill

Nine spending bills down, three to go in House

Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Help End Taxpayer Funding of Abortions — S. 1966


Justice

Americans Who Oppose Abortion Should Not Be Forced to Pay for It

Lawmakers and a lawsuit bring new life to giving D.C. a vote in Congress


Commerce Policy

GOP Rep Pens Bill to Allow Phone Companies to Block Robocalls: ‘They Know They’ve Got to Fix This’


Congress

Congresswoman opens up on House floor about partner's suicide

Senate sets new 10-hour voting record with Iran war measure

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