Congress is on vacation until the first week of September, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of legislation to talk about. Before the House and Senate took their August breaks, the two legislative bodies were actually able to pass bills. Congress was able to make bipartisan laws regarding sanctions. Here’s how: House Democratic Whip, […]
Maloney Rings Nasdaq Opening Bell in honor of Women’s Equality Day
Press Release via the office of Rep Carolyn Maloney Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today rang the Opening Bell at NASDAQ in honor of Women’s Equality Day, which falls on August 26 and commemorates the 1920 certification of the 19th Amendment. Rep. Maloney was joined by 40 women leaders from business, government, and non-profits. A […]
Bill Gives New Bandwidth to “The Internet of Things”
DIGIT Act: Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things S. 88 – Sponsored by Senator Deb Fisher (R-NE) The following bill is concerned with the up-and-coming technology called “The Internet of Things.” The Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept in which massive numbers of devices are connected to the internet, and data-sharing between […]
Female Genital Mutilation: Cultural Practice, or Child Abuse?
Female genital mutilation, or “FMG” — this is a topic that is more and more openly discussed as a serious health and social crisis, affecting millions of women and girls worldwide. But we tend to think of it taking place only far away, and in very different cultures than ours — not in the United […]
Will My Grandmothers’ Stories Make It Into Rep. Maloney’s Women’s History Museum?
Shared from HuffPost Opinion Can the women’s movement in America be summed up in a museum — or even in a word? Or is the idea of ‘feminism’ so contested right now that a bill to try to do this, will only spark debate? Currently, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) garnered the support of more […]
Gun Bill Roundup: These Gun Bills Are Fully Loaded
Recently, a number of bills have been introduced that have to do with gun violence and gun control. Here we provide concise summaries of these bills — be sure to check them out on Billcam.DailyClout.Io, weigh in, and spread the word! HB-1478: Gun Violence Research Act This bill is exclusively sponsored by Democrats, its […]