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Legislative Updates

Legislative Update, Nov. 18, 2016

Congress returns for ‘lame duck’ session

On Nov. 14, Congress returned to Capitol Hill for the remaining “lame duck” session. Here’s an overview of members’ agenda. Click here to read more.

PRC nominees advance in Senate

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved the re-appointment of the Robert Taub and Mark Acton as commissioners of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). Click here to read more.

Make-up of the 115th Congress

As the 114th Congress comes to a close following an intense election cycle, we can now glean what the next Congress will look like. Click here to read more.

Leadership of 115th Congress begins to take shape

This week, Senate and House members began naming their leaders, setting the stage for the 115th Congress. While there will be more shuffling up until the 115th convenes on Jan. 3, here is an outline of committee assignments and leaders. Click here to read more.

Senators up for re-election in 2018

Every two years, one-third of the U.S. Senate is up for re-election. Here is a list of those who will be running in the 2018 elections. Click here to read more.

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Action alert

Let’s make one final push to increase the number of co-sponsors on our resolutions before the end of the year. Click the links below to see whether your representative has signed onto all three. If not, call and urge him or her to sign on.

Resolution tracker

H.Res. 12 (six-day):
237 co-sponsors
Fact Sheet


H.Res. 28 (door delivery):
226 co-sponsors
Fact Sheet


H.Res. 54 (service standards):
236 co-sponsors
Fact Sheet

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