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House Legislative Updates

House Legislative Update for July 11, 20147/18/2014

Although the House had to shut down briefly for an industrial spill which could have caused asbestos to leak, this was a busy week.  READ MORE

Legislative Update for July 4, 20147/4/2014

Although the House of Representatives was out of session, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) was still hard at work!  This week was a great opportunity to garner support for H.R. 3829, the State Marriage Defense Act.  Introduced by Congressman Randy Weber (R-Texas), this bill confirms the rights of states to define marriage […]  READ MORE

House Legislative Update for June 27, 20146/27/2014

This week, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) worked diligently on the Hill to reach out to Appropriations Committee members to encourage them to attend the mark-ups and defend our pro-life provisions. We had great response to our outreach. State Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill:  This bill has many longstanding pro-life policies, as well […]  READ MORE

House Legislative Update for June 20, 20146/20/2014

Capitol Hill was buzzing this week as leadership changes in the House approached.  With Leader Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) stepping down from his post in just a month, votes were cast yesterday to fill the new leadership vacancies.  Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-California) will succeed Cantor as Majority Leader and Republican Study Committee Chair Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) […]  READ MORE

House Legislative Update for June 13, 20146/13/2014

Majority Leader Eric Cantor:  In a shocking primary, Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) lost to Professor Dave Brat.  This week he announced that he will be stepping down as Leader as of July 31.  This announcement set off political jockeying within the Republican Conference as to which Members will fill leadership slots. The leadership elections will […]  READ MORE

House Legislative Update for June 6, 20146/6/2014

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) worked with Reps. Diane Black (R-Tennessee), Trent Franks (R-Arizona), and the pro-life caucus to get House Members to sign a letter to Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) urging him to bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to the Senate floor for a […]  READ MORE

House Update for May 30, 20145/30/2014

Ways and Means Committee: This week, the House Ways and Means Committee marked up three important pieces of legislation that focused on charitable giving. HR 4619 makes permanent the rule allowing certain tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for charitable purposes.  It allows Americans who are 70½ and older to donate up to $100,000 […]  READ MORE

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

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

House Legislative Update for May 16, 20145/16/2014

The House is out of session this week and will return next week.  However, the backlash from the National Women’s History Museum vote still continues.  Because of her opposition, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minnesota) has been facing the ire of liberals.  Susan Milligan said that Rep. Bachmann doesn’t understand feminism.  You can read CWA President and […]  READ MORE

House Legislative Update for May 9, 20145/9/2014

The House was very busy this week, since next week representatives will be 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 a special counsel to investigate the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS.  Concerned Women […]  READ MORE

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