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  • The Source for Women’s Issues in Congress: September 17-21, 2018

    September 21, 2018

    Floor Action: Appropriations– On September 18, the Senate passed, 93-7, the conference report for H.R. 6157, a minibus package containing the FY2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies spending bills. The measure also contains a continuing resolution to fund the government and a provision to extend the Violence Against Women…

  • Bills Introduced

    September 21, 2018

    Child Protection  H.R. 6845—Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC)/Judiciary (9/20/18)—A bill to provide for assistance for victims of child pornography, and for other purposes. H.R. 6847—Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)/Judiciary (9/20/18)—A bill to expand and strengthen federal sex offenses, to reauthorize certain programs established by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, and for other…

  • The Source for Women’s Issues in Congress: September 10-14, 2018

    September 14, 2018

    Floor Action: Appropriations– On September 12, the Senate approved, 92-5, the conference report for H.R. 5895, a minibus package that contains the FY2019 Energy and Water; Legislative Branch; and Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs, and Related Agencies spending bills. The House passed the spending measure on September 13 by a vote of 377-20. The votes clear…

  • Bills Introduced

    September 14, 2018

    Employment S. 3436—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/12/18)—A bill to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes. Health S. 3429—Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/12/18)—A bill to require the secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to states to improve care…

  • Bills Introduced

    September 7, 2018

    Health S. 3363—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)/Finance (8/22/18)—A bill to support states in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period, and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal…

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September 21, 2018


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September 18, 2018


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September 16, 2018


Latest News & Events

  • Congressional Schedule: September 24-28, 2018

    September 24, 2018

    Floor Action: Appropriations— This week, the House is scheduled to consider the conference report for H.R. 6157, a minibus package containing the FY2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies spending bills, and a continuing resolution to fund the government through December 7. Child Protection– On Tuesday, the House is likely…

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The Women's Caucus was formed on April 19, 1977, when a small group of Congresswomen sat down to talk about spousal abuse.