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

As negotiations drag on for a major infrastructure package, the top Republican in the Senate on Thursday said the final deal should be fully paid for. “We’re still hoping we can come to an agreement on a fully paid for and significant...
Washington, D.C. — Yesterday evening, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01), along with Reps. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) and Lance Gooden (TX-05), introduced H.R. 3660, the “Digital Health Pass Prevention Act (DHPPA)” of 2021. This bill, if passed, will prevent the federal...
Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are aiming to stop election workers from fixing mistakes on absentee ballots after the state Assembly’s Committee on Campaigns and Elections advanced a plan this week. According to the proposal, Assembly Bill 198, only voters or their witnesses would be able to fix mistakes...
Bringing guns to the Oregon State Capitol has been made illegal by a bill signed into law on June 1 by Democrat Gov. Kate Brown. The law previously passed in the legislature with Democrats in favor and minority Republicans in opposition. The bill...
The Senate on Friday passed a bipartisan resolution calling on the World Health Organization (WHO) to act with “extreme urgency” to investigate the origins of the CCP virus, demanding full and transparent access to records in China, which senators...
The Senate will vote on a bill that would dramatically change how elections are run next month, the body’s top Democrat said Friday. S. 1, also known as the For the People Act, will be voted on during the last full week...
(Washington, D.C., May 26, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan AMENDMENT offered by U.S. Senators Roger Marshall M.D. (R-KS) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) calling for a transparent investigation into the COVID-19 outbreak mandated by the World Health Assembly...
Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called out the Senate's proposed $10 billion bailout for Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, included in a bill to increase U.S. competitiveness over China. Senator Hawley also criticized Amazon's purchase of MGM, saying the "sale...
U.S. lawmakers are introducing bills in an effort to combat a surge of anti-Semitic violence targeting the Jewish community across the country. The surge of violence was observed amid the recent conflict between Israel and the terrorist group Hamas, which...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate passed U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s amendment that would permanently ban all funding of gain-of-function research in China. This is following much back-and-forth with Dr. Fauci, and continually defending against the use of...
GOP lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill that would restrict federal funding to U.S. jurisdictions that do not support the rule of law. The “Lawless Cities Accountability Act,” whose chief sponsor is Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.), makes the case that...
Two bills will be introduced to counter critical race theory at the federal level, Rep. Dan Bishop (R-N.C.) announced with some GOP House members at a press conference in front of the Capitol on Wednesday. One bill is Combat Racist Training in the...
HB 145 Public elementary and secondary schools; treatment of transgender students, policies Public elementary and secondary schools; treatment of transgender students; policies.  Requires the Department of Education to develop and make available to each school board, no later than December 31,...
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill that incorporates the doctrine of “equity, cultural competency, and dismantling institutional racism” into the training for all K–12 educators across the state. Under Senate Bill 5044 (pdf)—which passed the state legislature...