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Louise Slaughter's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

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June 20, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions and the Hon. Donald McGahn, Attorney General and White House Counsel, Respectively - Urging to Reverse the Policy Instructing Federal Agencies to Ignore Oversight Requests from Members of Congress
June 8, 2017 Slaughter Pushes for Investigations into Republican Stock Trading Scandal Following Explosive New Report
May 24, 2017 Slaughter Reacts to Report Finding that Dozens of Republicans Voted for Health Repeal While Owning Millions in Health Sector Stock
Jan. 4, 2017 Slaughter Reacts to Republican Rules Package for 115th Congress
Nov. 16, 2016 Providing for Consideration of H.r. 5711, Prohibiting the Secretary of the Treasury From Authorizing Certain Transactions Relating to Commercial Passenger Aircraft to Iran; Providing for Consideration of H.r. 5982, Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016; and Providing for Proceedings During the Period From November 18, 2016, Through November 28, 2016
Nov. 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Harold Rogers - Prioritize Funding for National Institutes of Health
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House and House Majority Leader - Demanding a Vote on Gun Legislation
June 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - House Resolution 797
April 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
Jan. 5, 2016 Rules Committee Democrats Oppose Extension of Overbroad Deposition Powers
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Standing Up for What's Right
Dec. 3, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Drop Controversial Campaign Finance Rider
Dec. 1, 2015 Slaughter Statement on GOP Bailout of Fossil Fuel Industry
Nov. 6, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Bring Authorization for use of Military Force to House Floor for Debate and Vote
Oct. 22, 2015 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3762, Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act Of 2015; Waiving A Requirement Of Clause 6(A) Of Rule XIII With Respect To Consideration Of Certain Resolutions Reported From The Committee On Rules; And Providing For Consideration Of Motions To Suspend The Rules
Oct. 13, 2015 Slaughter Demands Release of Secret Hard Drives Held by GOP Leaders
Oct. 7, 2015 Slaughter Forces House Vote to End Taxpayer-Financed Witch Hunts, Dismantle Benghazi Committee
Oct. 7, 2015 Providing for Consideration of Establishing a Select Investigation Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce
Oct. 6, 2015 Slaughter Forces Committee Vote on Amendment to Dissolve Benghazi Committee
Sept. 30, 2015 Slaughter Responds to McCarthy Benghazi Comments
Sept. 26, 2015 Pro-Choice Caucus Leaders Blast GOP Plan to Create Committee on Planned Parenthood
Sept. 16, 2015 Slaughter Calls Out Republican Leaders For Ignoring Shutdown Threat, Wasting Time On Redundant Bills
Sept. 10, 2015 Providing For Consideration Of H. Res. 411, Finding That The President Has Not Complied With Section 2 Of The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act Of 2015; Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3461, Approval Of Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action; And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3460, Suspension Of Authority To Waive, Suspend, Reduce, Provide Relief From, Or Otherwise Limit The Application Of Sanctions Pursuant To An Agreement Related To The Nuclear Program Of Iran
July 30, 2015 Slaughter: GOP Heads Home With Work Undone
May 13, 2015 Letter to Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Rules Committee - 'Grab-bag Rules'
May 1, 2015 Slaughter's Official Portrait as Chair of Committee on Rules Unveiled
Feb. 10, 2015 Letter to All Members of the House of Representatives - Republican Expansion of Unilateral Subpoena Power
Feb. 5, 2015 Letter to Pete Sessions, Chair of the House Rules Committee - If You're Going to Sue the President, At Least Do it in the Light of Day
Feb. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Concerns Surrounding Potential Lawsuit Agains President Obama
Dec. 10, 2014 Statement by Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter on "CROmnibus" Funding Bill
Nov. 19, 2014 Slaughter Re-Elected as Top Democrat on Rules Committee
Sept. 16, 2014 Providing for Consideration of HJ Res 124, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias
Aug. 1, 2014 Ranking Member Slaughter Reacts to House Rules Committee Passage of Martial Law
July 31, 2014 Ranking Member Slaughter Reacts to House Rules Committee Passage of Martial Law
July 24, 2014 House Republicans Won't Provide Estimate for Cost of Taxpayer-Funded Lawsuit, Then Block Amendments Requiring Transparency and Accountability for Funding of Lawsuit
March 6, 2014 Top Democrats Call for End to House GOP's Abuse of Power, Demand Vote to Condemn Issa's Action
Sept. 20, 2012 Providing for Consideration of House Joint Resolution 118, Disapproving Rule Relating to Waiver and Expenditure Authority with Respect to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3409, Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012; and Providing for Proceedings During the Period from September 22, 2012, Through November 12, 2012
March 30, 2012 Slaughter Announces She Will Join President Obama for STOCK Act Bill Signing
March 20, 2012 Slaughter Comments on STOCK Act
Feb. 8, 2012 Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Recession
Feb. 3, 2012 Pelosi, Slaughter and Walz Say: 'We Have the Votes, Let's Make the STOCK Act the Law of the Land'
Feb. 3, 2012 Transcript of Pelosi, Clyburn, Slaughter and Walz Press Availability Calling for House GOP to Stop Obstructing STOCK Act
Feb. 3, 2012 Cantor Relents to Pressure, Agrees to Bring STOCK Act to the House Floor
Jan. 25, 2012 Slaughter Applauds President's Support for Legislation to End Insider Trading in Congress, Looks Forward to Efforts to Rebuild American Manufacturing
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Nov. 30, 2011 Hearing of the House Administration Committee - Review of the Use of Committee Funds of the 112th Congress
Nov. 17, 2011 Slaughter Statement on the House Financial Services Committee Decision to Hold a Hearing on the STOCK Act
Oct. 25, 2011 Providing for the Consideration of HR 1904, Southeast Arizona Land Exchance and Conservation Act of 2011
April 28, 2010 Slaughter Says No Raise For Congress While Economy Still Lags
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