Saturday, July 23, 2022

In Context: Data Collection

It has been a heated Congressional work period this month, especially with reaction to Supreme Court opinions. It's important to remember while bills become law in sprints, laws are applied over much longer periods of time.

An underlying theme emerging this week was data collection.

Weekly Congress Update

Daily Digests HouseSenatePrayersCommittee Reports

SenateDaily Leader Remarks • Actions begun, passed, declined

Senate confirms Childs, possible future Supreme Court pick, to DC Circuit (64-34)

Senate votes to proceed to bill to help semi-conductor industry (H.R. 4346)

HouseWeekly Leader ColloquyBills • Actions passed

House approves resolution supporting Finland, Sweden joining NATO; 18 Republicans vote ‘no’ (H.Res. 1130)

House passes bill codifying same-sex marriage (H.R. 8404) in wake of abortion rulingBiden backs billWhite House urges Senate to passHouse-Passed ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ About Complying With WokenessFreedom Caucus lobbies against same-sex marriage bill despite chair voting for it

House approves Missouri’s Gateway Arch to be illuminated in colors of Ukrainian flag (H.R. 7002)

House approves over $400 billion of government funding in ‘minibus’ package (H.R. 8294)

House passes bill to protect access to contraceptives (H.R. 8373) • Bill Text, Floor Debatebill could include abortion, denies conscience rights, and enshrines abortion funding

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