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Mar 22, 2021 In The News

Democrats expressed urgency as Congress prepares to once again consider giving statehood to Washington DC, vowing that legislation on the issue would be considered by both chambers.

Mar 22, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — House Democrats put new weight on Monday behind their push to grant statehood to Washington, D.C., convening a key House panel to make the case in the latest sign that the long-suffering movement has shifted from the political fringe to the center of the party’s voting rights agenda.

Mar 19, 2021 In The News

Democratic Reps. Carolyn Maloney (N.Y.) and Mark DeSaulnier (Calif.) unveiled legislation on Friday aimed at preventing members of the Sackler family from evading lawsuits over the opioid crisis through bankruptcy proceedings.

Mar 19, 2021 In The News

Congressional Democrats are seeking to prevent members of the Sackler family who own OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP from using the drug company's bankruptcy to get legal releases freeing them from government lawsuits over the opioid painkiller.

Mar 19, 2021 In The News

US lawmakers introduced a resolution in Congress on Thursday calling on Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Mar 19, 2021 In The News

Congressional Democrats are seeking to prevent members of the Sackler family who own OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP from using the drug company’s bankruptcy to get legal releases freeing them from government lawsuits over the opioid painkiller.

Mar 18, 2021 In The News

Lawmakers have introduced a flurry of bills centered on transparency and accountability during Sunshine Week, an initiative highlighting open government.

Mar 17, 2021 In The News

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House and Senate on March 16 would change the Federal Advisory Committee Act to make more transparent the work of advisory committees that provide expert advice to Federal agencies.

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