U.S. Legislation

U.S. Legislation & Analysis on TheThinkingConservative.com includes information on bills, acts and more from both the U.S. House and Senate.

Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations there. Goods manufactured or produced in Xinjiang shall...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Gary Peters (D-MI) introduced the bipartisan ‘‘Unplug the Internet Kill Switch Act of 2020’’ (S. 4646), which would help protect Americans’ First and Fourth Amendment rights by preventing a...
Only 9% of the $1.9 trillion dollars spent in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is related to actual COVID-19 relief.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) in introducing the Transparency for Confucius Institutes Act. The Chinese Communist Party funds and operates 55 Confucius Institutes...
If the driver of climate change is too much carbon dioxide, then one solution is to remove that gas from the air. The $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by the Senate on Aug. 10 includes massive investments in direct air capture technologies to...
U.S. SENATE —U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced he will introduce a bill to stop taxpayer dollars from going to states that are making any direct or indirect payments to illegal immigrants. This follows news that New York will be providing close to $2.1...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Republican leaders sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen highlighting the urgent need for guidance and requesting clarification from the Treasury Department on questions pertaining to the Coronavirus State Fiscal Relief and Coronavirus Local...
H.R. 1 imposes unnecessary, unwise, and unconstitutional mandates on the states and reverses the decentralization of the American election process—which is necessary for protecting our liberty and freedom. Phill Kline Discusses H.R. 1 Above Phill Kline, director of The Amistad Project,...
The two bills in the Senate could do lasting damage to the Constitutional rights of millions of people while at the same time further empowering the federal government. Some lunatic commits a horrifying crime, therefore the rest of us aren't...
Sen. Joe Manchin III urged Congress on Thursday to take a “strategic pause” before considering President Biden’s $3.5 trillion party-line spending package over concerns about inflation. Mr. Manchin, a key Democratic swing vote from West Virginia, laid out the argument in a Wall...
The Senate on Tuesday approved a resolution that would add Juneteenth to the slate of federal holidays. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on the Senate floor in Washington asked for unanimous consent, which avoids a recorded vote but enables a single senator to...
Inflation, largely driven by Democrats’ “reckless” spending, is hurting poor and middle-class Americans more than the rich, Republicans in Congress have said in a new report. Republicans on the Joint Economic Committee, from both the Senate and the House, issued...
The White House announced that Democrats reached a deal on the broad strokes of their multi-trillion budget reconciliation bill.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) suggested President Joe Biden’s various legislative proposals—worth trillions of dollars—need to be curbed, coming as the president is slated to address Congress on Wednesday evening. “In his first 100 days, he’s asked for $100 trillion in spending,” Romney told...