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Most recent bill summaries

Civil Rights

Photo of Congress member Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton.

H.R.51 - Washington, D.C. Admission Act

To provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union.

You might favor this bill if:
► You believe that Washington, D.C. citizens and residents deserve democracy, equality and representation in Congress, as well as in local and state government, just as much as other people across the country do, no matter what their political party is. Washington, District of Columbia, should become the 51st state of the Union as Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.

You might oppose this bill if:
► You believe this to be a political move, rather than a move for the people of Washington D.C., since most of the residents in D.C. are affiliated with the Democratic Party. Washington, D.C, should remain unrepresented and not become the 51st state of the…

Immigration

Photo of Congress member Representative Warren Davidson

H.R.32 - Buy a Brick, Build the Wall Act of 2019

To allow the Secretary of the Treasury to accept public donations to fund the construction of a barrier on the border between the United States and Mexico and for other purposes.

You might favor this bill if:
► You believe that the U.S. Treasury should create a trust fund that allows for private citizens to donate towards the planning, designing, construction, and maintenance of a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Allowing private citizens to crowd fund the wall would prevent taxpayer funds from being used while funding border security.

You might oppose this bill if:
► You believe that allowing the crowd funding of the border wall would circumvent Congress' appropriations process which would ultimately allow wealthy individuals and corporations to influence U.S. politics. Bypassing Congress' funding process means bypassing a check and balance process.

Government

Photo of Congress member Representative Brad Sherman

H.Res.13 - Impeaching Donald Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors

Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.

You might favor this bill if:
► You believe that the actions of President Donald Trump regarding multiple investigations warrant the impeachment and trial, and subsequent removal from office as President of the United States. President Trump prevented, obstructed, and impeded the administration of justice during these investigations.

You might oppose this bill if:
► You believe this to be only a partisan attack on President Donald Trump. His actions do not warrant his impeachment or his removal from office as President of the United States. Currently, there is no legal allegation that President Trump interfered in such investigations.