Will Election Security, Energy, and Government Funding Bills Be Passed Before the 2022 Election?
Ask Students: Who is trying to pass legislation before the next election? What is some of the legislation Congress is focused on this fall?
Joe Manchin discusses his bill on the floor do the house aimed to expedite federal energy projects. | PBS NewsHour
With less than 50 days until the midterms, Congress is in its final push to approve legislation ahead of Election Day on Nov. 8, 2022. The House of Representatives passed a bill to make it harder to overthrow an election while the Senate debated Sen. Joe Manchin’s energy permitting proposal. All of this as yet another government shutdown deadline looms. For a transcript of this story, click here.
What do you think should be the top priority of Congress right now, and why?
Media Literacy: What part of this story did you have the most trouble understanding? Where could you go to learn more?