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Legislative Updates

Legislative Update, Jan. 9, 2017

115th Congress convenes

On Jan. 3, the House of Representatives and the Senate both convened for the first session of the 115th Congress, and the 535 lawmakers from both chambers were sworn-in. Click here to read more.

Your guide to activism in the 115th Congress

We’re bracing for a lot of activity on Capitol Hill in the 115th Congress, which means it’s important for us to begin the new year with strong relationships on both sides of the aisle. Click here to read more.

Five immediate threats to federal employees in 2017

With Congress and the White House in Republican control, the GOP is preparing to pursue an aggressive agenda against federal employees during the 115th Congress. Click here to read more.

State legislatures prepare to begin sessions

With the new year underway, state legislatures and general assemblies across the country are preparing to kick off their legislative sessions, or already have done so. Click here to read more.

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Six-day resolution reintroduced

Reps. Sam Graves (R-MO) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) have reintroduced their resolution to preserve six-day mail delivery. Click here to learn more.

Door delivery resolution reintroduced

Reps. Susan Davis (D-CA), David Joyce (R-OH) and Peter King (R-NY) have reintroduced their resolution to preserve door delivery of the mail. Click here to learn more.

Service standards resolution reintroduced

Reps. David McKinley (R-WV), Paul Tonko (D-NY), Don Young (R-AK) Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Doug LaMalfa (R-CA), Richard Nolan (D-MN), David Joyce (R-OH) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA) have reintroduced their resolution to maintain service standards. Click here to learn more.

Bill tracker

H.Res. 15 (six-day):
2 co-sponsors


H.Res. 28 (door delivery):
3 co-sponsors


H.Res. 31 (service standards):
8 co-sponsors

Coming soon: Updated fact sheets on these resolutions.

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