|Date:||Wednesday, October 3, 2007|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 2, 2007|
The 2007/2008 Elections Calendar was designed both as a reference guide for Members regarding the primary and blackout dates, and as a planning tool to ensure that a suitable timeframe for Franking approval is integrated into your office’s communications plan.
WASHINGTON – After eight months of unsuccessful attempts by Democrats to construct legislation that would increase voter’s confidence, the Committee on House Administration’s Ranking Republican, Vern Ehlers, R-Mich., concluded that H.R. 811 is fatally flawed, and recommended that Congress regroup with various stakeholders in order to pass workable legislation in the 110th Congress.
WASHINGTON – In a letter to House Members, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) expressed their opposition to H.R. 811, the Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2007, claiming that the proposed legislation would disenfranchise disabled voters and destabilize the nation’s existing election system.
WASHINGTON – The National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) expressed their continued opposition to H.R. 811, election reform legislation introduced by Representative Rush Holt, D-N.J.
WASHINGTON – The three-member Task Force charged with examining the contest filed in Florida’s 13th District met with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Friday to get an update on their investigation into the race between incumbent Representative Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., and challenger, Christine Jennings.
WASHINGTON – Today, the Committee on House Administration’s Subcommittee on Elections called upon officials from the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to answer questions regarding its operating procedures and whether or not partisan interests had influenced its decision making.
WASHINGTON – Today, the Committee on House Administration received testimony from management and board members of the Smithsonian Institution on the museum’s progress in restoring effective governance practices.
H.R. 3104: Introduced by Mr. Faleomavaega
Title: To permit each of the territories of the United States to provide and furnish a statue honoring a citizen of the territory to be placed in Statuary Hall in the same manner as statues honoring citizens of the States are placed in Statuary Hall.