Congress Has Busiest Week Since Before the August Recess with 152 Bills Introduced

September 29 - October 5 2017 | October 6, 2017

Congress had its most active week since before the August recess as the two chambers combined to introduce 152 pieces of legislation. While tax reform was the anticipated hot topic of the week, the shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night shifted conversation around Washington. Democrats introduced 85 bills this week while Republicans introduced 67. #taxreform and #lasvegas were the top hashtag on social media. 2017 continues to outpace recent years with 6,088 pieces of legislation introduced year-to-date.

Legislative Productivity by chamber and party.

This week's most active committees.

Members who introduced the most legislation.

Most active members on social media.

Most frequently used hashtags by members of congress.

Year to date bipartisanship.

Year to date legislative activity.

Year to date legislative productivity.

Year to date legislative success.

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