House Fails to Pass Vindictive Bill Targeting Federal Employees

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NALC Legislative and Political Affairs Dept.

On Wednesday, as expected, the House of Representatives took up H.R. 1563 for consideration under a procedure called “suspension of the rules,” which required a two-thirds majority of the House for passage.

The bill did manage to get a simple majority of 266-160. But since it needed 18 more votes to get to that two-thirds goal, it failed to pass.

Thank you for taking the time to contact your representative about this needless and vindictive measure.

Click here to read more about it in The Hill.

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