With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham is going to Capitol Hill to update lawmakers about the agency’s readiness for the federal government’s largest peacetime operation.
When I was pregnant with my first child, I asked my employer about the office’s leave policy. My supervisor was stunned by the question: “Leave? What leave? Women just leave.” When I replied that I didn’t intend to leave, the response was “That’s never happened before.”
A divided House committee on Tuesday advanced a D.C. statehood bill to the floor for the first time in nearly three decades, bringing advocates closer to their goal of making the nation’s capital the 51st state.
For the first time in more than a quarter century, Congress has voted on a measure to make most of the area comprising the District of Columbia the 51st state.
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform approved the bill, originally numbered HR 51, on a party-line 21-16 vote Tuesday after a contentious, hours long markup.
WASHINGTON – The Democrat-led House of Representatives voted 374-37 Tuesday to build a women's history museum on the National Mall.
Thirty-six Republicans and Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., voted against the measure.
"Women have been left out of the telling of the nation's history," Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., one of the bill's sponsors, said on the House floor.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act by a vote of 374-37.
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Women in Congress are celebrating what could be a landmark week for women’s rights.
The House is expected to vote this week on an Equal Rights Amendment bill and on the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act.
“When the government tracks the location of a cellphone it achieves near perfect surveillance, as if it had attached an ankle monitor to the phone’s user,” wrote John Roberts, the chief justice of the Supreme Court, in a 2018 ruling that prevented the government from obtaining location data from