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).
June 4, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) At a meeting of the Committee on House Administration, Republicans rejected Democratic amendments which would assist military, disabled, and student voters.
May 16, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Committee on House Administration Ranking Member, Robert Brady (D-PA), along with Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Representative Juan Vargas (D-CA) introduced H.R.2017, a bill to reform and reauthorize the Election Assistance Commission (EAC).
February 27, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby v. Holder.
February 26, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Tomorrow, the Architect of the Capitol will unveil a statue of civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, in Statuary Hall at the United States Capitol Building. Congress commissioned the artwork in 2005 to commemorate the life of the courageous leader. It is the first permanent full-size installation ordered by Congress since the 1870s.