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DMGS Week in Review – June 14, 2019

The Week Ahead in Washington Next week, legislators will continue to search for an agreement on a supplemental border funding package sought with increasing desperation by the Trump administration. The Senate intends to hold a floor vote on its $750 billion version of the National Defense Authorization Act (FY 2020 NDAA), while the House holds floor votes on its first near-trillion dollar appropriations minibus and begins debate on a second […]

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Week Ahead in Washington – June 14, 2019

Next week, legislators will continue to search for an agreement on a supplemental border funding package sought with increasing desperation by the Trump administration. The Senate intends to hold a floor vote on its $750 billion version of the National Defense Authorization Act (FY 2020 NDAA), while the House holds floor votes on its first near-trillion dollar appropriations minibus and begins debate on a second package. In the Senate Senate […]

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DMGS Week in Review – June 9, 2019

Legislative Update – Marijuana Legalization As state legislatures across the country wrap up their sessions, we are taking the opportunity to review the current status of the legalization of recreational-use marijuana. In this week’s update, we focus on current federal policy, and the latest developments in Connecticut, Illinois, and New Jersey. Legislative Update – Oregon Assembly Passes Presidential Election by Popular Vote Measure Oregon’s Legislative Assembly passed a measure Wednesday […]

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Oregonian Assembly Passes Presidential Election by Popular Vote Measure

Oregon’s Legislative Assembly passed a measure Wednesday calling for United States presidents to be elected based on the popular vote rather than through gaining the most votes in the Electoral College. Under the bill, Oregon would award its electoral votes to the presidential candidate who won the most popular votes nationwide. It would go into effect only when states holding the majority of electoral votes have passed such legislation. The bill […]

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