The Hill 101: What is the Congressional Review Act?

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) is a legislative Loch Ness monster, much discussed and rarely seen (though the same could be said for motions to “Vacate the Chair” and Discharge Petitions, both of which were employed during the 114th Congress.) The CRA gives Congress sixty “session days” to overturn a rule issued by the Executive branch. […]

WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

This week, Congress will vote on a range of issues, including: Extending warrant requirement for law enforcement access to emails greater than six months old New homeland and aviation security provisions Disapproving the new Fiduciary Rule, lowering barriers for companies pitching angel investors Protections for U.S. Manufacturing and intellectual property Energy and Water spending bill […]