Marking the One-Year Anniversary of Passing H.R. 1 in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Sarbanes Said Majority Leader McConnell Is “Frustrating the Will of the American People” By Blocking Historic Anti-Corruption Bill
For More Than One Year, Senate Republicans Have Blocked H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a Bill to Root Out Corruption in Washington, Protect the Right to Vote, Ensure Clean and Fair Elections and End the Dominance of Big Money in Politics
At a House Oversight and Reform Committee Hearing, Congressman Sarbanes Called on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans to Vote on H.R. 1 and H.R. 4
At a House Oversight and Reform Committee Markup, Congressman Sarbanes Voiced Strong Support for Landmark D.C. Statehood Effort
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democracy Reform Task Force Chair Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today voted to pass the Washington, D.C. Admissions Act through the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The bill would admit of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union and provide D.C. residents with full voting rights.