Today is April 20, known as 420 Day, which is now well-referenced in popular culture as referring to marijuana. Four states and the District of Columbia have passed recreational marijuana legislation. Here’s a look at pending legislation in Congress. Share your voice on POPVOX!
Today is Equal Pay Day, and POPVOX is highlighting bills related the wage gap between men and women, as well as President Obama’s response. Share your voice on POPVOX!
Tax reform has consistently been a topic of interest on POPVOX — so we are spotlighting it during tax season. Here’s a look at some recently introduced tax proposals, including the Fair Tax Act, the Death Tax Repeal Act, the Flat Tax and the Buffett Rule. Share your voice on POPVOX.
Last week, the Senate passed an amendment to the budget to expand access to paid sick days, 61 – 39. Budget resolutions are not binding, so this doesn’t mean that paid sick days will become law. It’s a symbolic first step to have Senators on the record on a work-and-family issue.
Last week, the Senate passed an amendment to the Senate budget to expand access to paid sick days, 61 – 39. Since budget resolutions are not binding, this doesn’t mean that paid sick days will become law, but it’s a symbolic first step for the issue, especially in a Presidential campaign season.
Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) announced he will resign at the end of the month after allegations of improper spending of his Congressional funds. Here’s a look at bills to address Congressional ethics. Share your voice on POPVOX!
Last week, an unlikely group of Senators—Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)—participated in a colloquy on the Senate floor about reforming minimum sentencing. Here’s a look at bills related to criminal justice reform.
March is Women’s History Month, which has been celebrated in the US since 1981. Share your voice on bills related to women, internationally and in the United States.
The Budget, the Debt Ceiling, the “Doc Fix”, and Patriot Act expiration will get a lot of discussion — and possibly even some action — in Congress in the coming weeks. Here’s a quick overview of these major issues:
Approximately 1.4 million Americans experience Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year and an estimated 3.2 million Americans are living with long-term, severe disabilities as a result of brain injury. Here’s a look at proposals in Congress to address TBI.