Political Reform

Senate Introduces H.R. 1 Companion Bill (March 29)

Update 342: Sen. Companion to HR 1 Dropped, Cosponsored by Entire Democratic Caucus On Wednesday, Sens. Tom Udall and Jeff Merkley introduced S. 949, the “For the People Act,” the Senate companion bill to H.R. 1.  The bill was co-sponsored by the entire Senate Democratic caucus and the two Democratic-leaning independents, Sens. Sanders and King …

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House Passes H.R. 1 by 234-193 (March 8)

Update 336: House Passes H.R. 1 by 234-193 No Ds Dissent; Long March Ahead in Senate Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, a comprehensive political reform measure that would greatly expand ballot access, help level the campaign finance playing field, and codify ethics rules across all branches of government.  The vote …

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House Democrats Lead off 2019 with H.R. 1 (January 9)

Update 321 — House Democrats Lead Off 2019 with HR 1, Broad and Bold Anti-Corruption Bill House Democrats have given legislative pride of place to the For the People Act, a signal and far-reaching anti-corruption bill, making it H.R. 1.  The bill includes critical voting rights and ethics reforms. But of particular note is the …

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