Keeping up with Congress is a full-time job, which is why CWA’s Legislative Directors will update you on all the “need-to-know” details for the House and Senate. Check back every week for the latest from our hard-working legislative team.

House Updates

House Legislative Update for May 23, 20145/29/2014

Sex Trafficking — This week, the House passed two sex trafficking bills.  Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) worked with House staffers to strengthen these bills.   READ MORE

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Senate Updates

Senate Legislative Update for May 23, 20145/29/2014

Human Rights Abuse: This week, Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) and Kelly Ayotte (R-New Hampshire) worked to help save a woman in Sudan who has been sentenced to death for refusing to recant her Christian faith.  READ MORE

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Archived Combined Legislative Updates

Legislative Update for May 9, 20145/9/2014

House The House was very busy this week, since next week representatives will be at home in their districts for a work period. IRS: The House passed two separate resolutions this week.  The first called on Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint special counsel to investigate the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS.  Concerned […]  READ MORE

Legislative Update for April 18-254/18/2014

Both the House and the Senate will be out of session until April 28.  READ MORE

Legislative Update for March 21, 20143/21/2014

Both the House and Senate were out of session this week. Highlights while members were back in the district: House After being pushed to vote on the National Women’s History Museum, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) has agreed to hold a vote on this legislation (H.R. 863) sometime this year.  While the idea of celebrating […]  READ MORE

Legislative Update for March 14, 20143/14/2014

House Ukraine: Last Friday, the House passed a bill to provide the Administration with the authority to extend loan guarantees to the government in Ukraine.  This week, the House passed a bill that expressed support for the people of Ukraine and their territorial integrity.  Both bills passed with overwhelming bipartisan support. Executive Overreach:  This week […]  READ MORE

Legislative Update for February 21, 20142/21/2014

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives were out-of-session this week. House While Members of Congress were in their districts, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) continued to meet with House staff on the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014, H.R. 3865.  Since this legislation was only […]  READ MORE

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