November 7, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Committee on House Administration Democrats applaud today’s proposal by District of Columbia Mayor, Vincent Gray, to prohibit the use of Styrofoam containers in D.C. eateries. The proposal is designed to cut down on waste and keep polystyrene from contaminating area waterways. If passed, D.C.
October 23, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) The Architect of the Capitol recently announced that the first full renovation of the U.S. Capitol Dome in over 50 years will begin this November. The multi-year project will restore the Dome to its original splendor by repairing sections worn by time and the elements.
October 8, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC. The case challenges the constitutionality of aggregate contribution limits in federal elections.
October 1, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Today, Committee on House Administration Ranking Member, Robert Brady (D-PA) made the following Statement regarding the government shutdown.
September 24, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Committee on House Administration Ranking Member, Robert Brady (D-PA) remarked on the importance of National voter registration Day.
September 23, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Today the Senate confirmed two new Commissioners to the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). Ann Miller Ravel of California will serve on the Commission until April 30, 2017 while Lee E. Goodman of Virginia will serve until April 30, 2015.
(Washington) – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01), Chairman of the Task Force on Election Reform, joined Ranking Member Robert A.
June 26, 2013 (Washington, D.C.)Democrats on the Committee on House Administration expressed their strong support for today’s historic Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor. In its decision, the Court ruled that the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act violates the Constitution.
June 25, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Democrats on the Committee on House Administration expressed profound disappointment in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder. Though the decision upheld Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), the court invalidated Section 4, a cornerstone of the landmark civil rights legislation.
June 4, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) The Committee on House Administration met to consider H.R. 2115, The Voter Registration Efficiency Act, introduced by Committee Chairman Candice Miller (R-MI).