Quorum Challenge: Judge Rules Proxy Votes Invalid in House Legislation During COVID-19 Pandemic

Dallas, Texas – A federal judge in Texas made a significant ruling on Tuesday regarding proxy voting in the House during the COVID-19 pandemic. This ruling has raised questions about the validity of votes during that period and could potentially lead to legal challenges against pandemic-era legislation. The House Democrats implemented a rule in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic that allowed legislation to be passed without a physical quorum of members present. This rule counted …

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