House of Representatives

Yesterday, House lawmakers approved new legislation aimed at protecting the right to vote, amid a wave of restrictive new elections laws from Republican-controlled state legislatures. This bill was named for John Lewis, the Georgia congressman, and civil rights leader, who died last year. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 had been weakened by a pair […]

Funding to help the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority get closer to an all-electric fleet has been approved by the House of Representatives. RGRTA will begin using this funding for an electric charging depot, where a design is already in the making. The House of Representatives has approved $800,000 for this special project, however, the Senate […]

According to an announcement by White House press secretary Jen Psaki, payments from the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package that was recently signed into law by President Joe Biden will begin to arrive by this weekend. The bill initially passed in the Democratically controlled House of Representatives before narrowly passing in the Senate. There […]

The House of Representatives approved the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 Relief Package late Friday / ealry Saturday morning. The legislation includes measures like sending $1400 stimulus checks to millions of Americans and increase the vaccine distribution and make sure unemployment lasts through the summer. The bill is called the “American Rescue Plan” and narrowly […]

So there is this lawmaker in Missouri that decided to sell a COVID-19 “cure.” I don’t know what in the 2020 is happening but this is not good. The state representative just took office and she is an assistant physician. Now don’t shake your head yet. Patricia “Tricia” Ashton Degres was elected to the Missouri […]

Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time in his term as President of the United States of America. The votes came in at 232 to 192 one week from when rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building, forcing lawmakers to take refuge from the place where they cast […]

Today, the House of Representatives will vote on whether or not to impeach President Trump for the second time in his term. If the vote passes, it will be the first time in U.S. History that a president would have been impeached twice. The House Democrats and several Republicans are expected to vote in favor […]

After President Donald Trump rejected the Coronavirus Relief Bill on the grounds that it didn’t offer the American people enough money to actually help them, the revised bill went back to the drawing board. The new bill offers Americans around $2,000 each – depending on their income level. Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the […]

After months and months of negotiations, congressional leaders are getting close to another coronavirus relief deal. If everything goes well, a $900 billion stimulus deal could reach Americans soon. The deal is expected to have another round of stimulus checks at $600 per person, but no money for local or state aid. The deal also […]

The House of Representatives voted yes on a bill that included the removal of confederate statues from the Capitol. One of the statues being removed is a bust of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney that resides in the Old Supreme Court Chamber. He was the reason the Dread Scott decision, which ruled that Black people […]

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