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Heritage Action Key Votes NO on S. 2093, the “Corrupt Politicians Act”

Federal

WASHINGTON — Today, Heritage Action key voted “NO” on the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S. 2093, an amended version of S.1, the so-called “For the People Act.”

June 22, 2021

Heritage Action Applauds Michigan Lawmakers for Strengthening Voter ID Verification

Michigan

WASHINGTON — Today, the Michigan State Senate approved SB 285, 303, and 304, three measures that will require photo ID to vote in the state of Michigan. Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization with over 21,000 activists in Michigan, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson applauding Michigan lawmakers for voting to strengthen election security in their state:

June 16, 2021

Texas Democrats Bring Election Myths to Washington

Texas

WASHINGTON — Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, today issued a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson calling out Congressional Democratic leadership for flying Texas Democrats who blocked the passage of Texas’s election integrity bill, SB 7, to Washington to lobby for H.R. 1 and S. 1.

June 15, 2021

Wisconsin Legislature Passes Strong Bill to Limit Private Election Funding

Wisconsin

Washington—On Thursday, June 10, the Wisconsin legislature passed Assembly Bill 173, a bill to improve Wisconsin’s election procedures and mandate that any private funding for election administration is distributed to counties on a per capita basis. Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson applauding the passage of the law

June 14, 2021

Heritage Action Grassroots Call for Immediate Special Session for Texas Election Integrity Bill

Texas

Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, today issued a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson and Texas Regional Coordinator Rebekah Warwick calling for an immediate special legislative session to pass election integrity bill SB 7 after the bill failed to receive a vote on the floor of the House last night.

May 31, 2021

Heritage Action Activists Lead Opposition to Nevada Election Bill

Nevada

Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, today announced an effort in Nevada by grassroots activists to oppose AB 321, a bill to weaken Nevada’s election laws and make the state’s elections more vulnerable to fraud. Heritage Action Sentinels, dedicated grassroots activists, led the effort, collecting over 1700 signatures from activists for a letter calling for legislators to oppose the bill and instead fight for fair, secure elections.

May 26, 2021

Democrats’ Partisan Power Grab: Vetoing State Voter Laws

Federal

On May 11, the Senate Rules Committee held a markup of S. 1, the “Corrupt Politicians Act.” There were 40 amendments voted on during the markup, with 11 passing and 29 failing. The final vote to discharge the bill from the Committee, as amended, failed by a party-line vote of 9-9. Under the rules of the power-sharing agreement reached by Majority Leader Schumer and Minority Leader McConnell at the beginning of this Congress, bills that are not discharged from committee because of a tie vote can still be considered by the full Senate on the floor if a majority of the members of the full Senate vote in favor of discharging the bill from committee.

May 25, 2021

Texas Legislature Should Continue Strengthening Election Integrity

Texas

Heritage Action, the national conservative grassroots organization, today released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson encouraging Texas to strengthen election-related legislation currently under consideration:

May 11, 2021

Gov. Ducey Signs Strong Election Integrity Bill Into Law

Arizona

This afternoon, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed an important election integrity bill into law, SB1485, shortly after it passed the Senate. SB1485 will reform the state’s early voting list and remove voters who have failed to vote in two consecutive election cycles. Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson applauding the new law:

May 11, 2021

Heritage Action Applauds Governor DeSantis for Election Integrity Effort

Florida

Moments ago, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 90, a significant election integrity bill. Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson applauding the Governor for his leadership on election integrity:

May 6, 2021

Florida Legislature Passes Strong Election Security Legislation

Florida

Moments ago, the Florida Senate passed the amended version of SB 90, a historic election integrity bill. Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson applauding the legislature for their efforts:

April 29, 2021

Top Election Expert Corrects the Record on Arizona Voting Bill

Arizona

Last week, the Arizona Senate took up SB1485, a bill to clean up the state’s early voting list and remove registrations that have been inactive in two consecutive election cycles. Some lawmakers in the state have opposed the bill based on misunderstandings about the bill’s effects and timeline. Hans von Spakovsky, one of the nation’s foremost election law experts and a senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, analyzed the bill and issued the following statement:

April 28, 2021