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  • House Foreign Affairs POPVOX Holly Stokes
    Bill Mentions

    BILL MENTIONS: State Sponsored Terrorism

    The House Foreign Affairs committee approved H.R. 5028, H.R. 5332, and H.R. 5484. H.R. 5208 North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Deisgination Act of 2016 is a bipartisan bill sponsored by Rep. Ted Poe [R, TX-2] that would designate the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. North Korea was removed…

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  • POPVOX Weekly Update_The Week Ahead in Congress_April_18_22_2016
    Weekly Update

    WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

    The House considers IRS oversight bills in time for Tax Day and celebrates 100 years of women in Congress. The Senate nears the finish line for FAA reauthorization and may take up an energy policy reform bill before the week is out. IN THE HOUSE: IRS Oversight: This Tax Day, the House will consider several bills…

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  • Issue Spotlight: The Wage Gap, the “X-Files” and Congress

    It's not often when leaders in Hollywood and the nation's capital are talking about the same issue. In recent months, the wage gap between men and women has gotten national attention as Hollywood stars and Members of Congress are focusing on the issue. This week, wage disparity between men and women was highlighted again when…

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  • The Equal Rights Amendment

    The debate over an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) began three years after women received the right to vote. Last week, Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced resolutions that would rejuvenate efforts to ratify an ERA to the US Constitution.” Share your voice on POPVOX!

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