Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Senator Lankford, Colleagues Champion Parents’ Rights in Education

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) introduced a resolution to recognize the need to stand up for parents’ choices in their children’s education during National School Choice Week. The resolution recognizes the necessity of school choice as a tool to empower parents with the freedom to choose the best educational environment for their children, particularly as […]

Rep. Ralph Norman and Rep. Ashley Hinson Introduce Religious Freedom Over Mandates Act

On Tuesday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC-05) and Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA-01) introduced the Religious Freedom Over Mandates Act. This legislation would prohibit the use of federal funds from being used to keep records or a database of religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccination requirements.   Background Throughout 2021, the Biden Administration attempted to implement several vaccination mandates, which brought legal challenges […]

Senator Blackburn Urges Government Funding to Follow Students During National School Choice Week

Click here or above to view the video. “School choice is an issue that I hear about every single week from Tennesseans, and this is National School Choice Week. It has become even more important – as people have lived through the pandemic, as they are looking at how Critical Race Theory has been slipped into their […]

ICYMI: Rep. Stefanik Discusses Sanctity of Life and Joe Biden’s Disastrous First Year in Office

Washington, D.C. – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik joined Newsmax, National Report and Fox News Radio, The Brian Kilmeade Show to discuss Joe Biden’s disastrous first year in office, the skyrocketing crime crisis that is wreaking havoc across the country, and the sanctity of life.   Highlights from the interview include: On supporting the Right to Life: “I’ve had the […]

Blackburn, Hartzler, Smith, Colleagues Request GAO Report On Federal Funding For Abortion Advocacy Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) along with Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) and Congressman Chris Smith (R-N.J.) led 142 Congressional members in requesting the Government Accountability Office (GAO) produce a report detailing the federal funding for Federally Qualified Health Centers, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, International Planned Parenthood Federation, MSI Reproductive Choices, and four domestic abortion providers covering […]

Senator Lankford Calls on the Senate to Pass His Conscience Protection Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today took to the Senate floor to protect the conscience rights of all Americans by asking the Senate for unanimous consent to pass his Conscience Protection Act, which he introduced to protect healthcare providers, including health insurance plans from government discrimination if they decline to participate in abortions. Unfortunately, Democrats blocked […]

Senator Scott Slams Democrats’ Disingenuous Election Reform Push on Senate Floor

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) took to the Senate floor to call out the Democrats’ disingenuous push for election reform and bring truths about the Jim Crow era and the Georgia election law to light.    Excerpts of Sen. Scott’s speech: On Jim Crow …  Thank you, Madam President, for the […]

Senator Grassley: Judiciary Committee Republicans Expand Inquiry Into Federal Policing Of School Board Meetings To Dept. Of Education

Emails Suggest NSBA Letter Prompting DOJ Action was Initiated by Education Secretary WASHINGTON – Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, led by Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), have expanded their ongoing probe into the federal government’s policing of school board meetings to include the Department of Education.  The broadening inquiry follows revelations of emails between National School […]

Senator McConnell: Democrats Pause Attacking Senate’s 60-Vote Threshold Long Enough to Block Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ radical Senate takeover:   “Late last week, our Democratic colleagues briefly paused their quest to destroy the Senate’s 60-vote threshold — just long enough to use the 60-vote threshold themselves to block a bill. […]


What’s Important     Supreme Court Blocks Biden’s Authoritarian Mandate on Private Employers: Last week, the Supreme Court blocked President Biden’s mandate requiring the employees of certain private employers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.   Democrats Must Conduct Oversight of Biden’s Failed COVID Response: House Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) […]