• Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

    Your Advocacy Helped! H.R. 1695 Passes House!

    by  • April 27, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Thanks to all for making your voices heard!

    House Overwhelmingly Passes Bipartisan Legislation on Selection Process for Copyright Register

    Washington, D.C. — The House of Representatives today approved by a vote of 378-48 the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act (H.R. 1695).  This bipartisan bill – introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob...

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    Artists, protect copyright: Urge your Representative to Vote “Yes” on H.R. 1695

    by  • April 25, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    (via the Illustrators Partnership of America)

    Artists and advocates should act now to protect the future of copyright!

    Congress is considering a new bill to change the way the head of the Copyright Office is appointed. It scheduled for a Rule’s Committee meeting today and will likely be voted on by the House in the next few days. From there...

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    Urgent Action Needed To Protect Health Care

    by  • March 23, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    UPDATE: The legislation was pulled on Friday afternoon (March 24th) and thus defeated (for now) THANK YOU to all who advocated!!

    From the ACT Coalition:

    We expect the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on the American Health Care Act tonight. We still have an opportunity to stop this harmful...

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