Congress Nears 6,000 Bills Introduced in 2017, Success Remains at 1%

September 22 - 28 2017

With budget rules set to expire this weekend that would allow Republicans to pass legislation with a simple majority, Congress had an active week on the floor and in the headlines. Across both chambers, Democrats and Republicans introduced 36 bills apiece. Commish. Jennifer González Colón (R-PR-1) tweeted 444 times as Puerto Rico digs out from Hurricane Maria. For the third week in a row, Congress remains steady at 1 percent of legislation enacted.

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