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On the Agenda: Blog Series

On the Agenda: March 31-April 4

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 9:56am
It's the best time of year, folks: March Madness. Even though it's almost April, March Madness still consumes offices across the country as we move onto the Final Four. Whether you're a diehard Kentucky fan like me (go Cats!) or just someone who wants to win their office bracket, it's going to be hard to focus on anything else for the next couple days.
On the Agenda: March 24-28

On the Agenda: March 24-28

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 11:35am

Have you tuned into cable news lately? I have, and based on what I've seen, the only thing happening in the world these days is the ongoing saga of Malaysian Airlines MH370. While the story is fascinating and heartbreaking, it's a bit hard to remember…

On the Agenda: March 3-7

On the Agenda: March 3-7

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 10:07am

So have you finished House of Cards yet? If you're like most of us here in the Washington Legislative Office, you probably binge watched the whole season in one weekend. But we understand that some of you may have lives and may have needed a couple…

On the Agenda: February 3-7

On the Agenda: February 3-7

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 9:57am

Last week was a big week for immigration for two very different people: Justin Bieber and House Speaker John Boehner.

Apparently we here at the ACLU aren't the only ones with questions about how differently Bieber would be treated if he…

On the Agenda: January 27-31

On the Agenda: January 27-31

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 11:10am

Washington may be in a deep freeze right now, but even the cold can't ruin the excitement in the air. Tomorrow is one of the best days of the year here in DC.

That's right, folks. The State of the Union is tomorrow at 9 PM ET. Cancel your evening…

On the Agenda: January 6-10

On the Agenda: January 6-10

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 11:35am

Happy New Year, everyone! Congress is back in session this week, although it's a pretty light week on the Hill for our issues.

The big news this week is that the Senate is expected to vote on a three month extension of the unemployment benefits…

On the Agenda: December 9-13

On the Agenda: December 9-13

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 2:53pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Washington is in full holiday mode after the National Christmas Tree was lit last Friday evening. For too many political observers, however, it’s hard to look at the festive décor without thinking…

On the Agenda: November 12-15

On the Agenda: November 12-15

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 9:32am

It's a short week here in Washington, as Congress and much of the city closed their doors yesterday for Veteran's Day. Luckily we had a lot to celebrate over the long weekend, due to higher-than-expected jobs numbers and the Senate's passage of the…

On the Agenda: October 21-25

On the Agenda: October 21-25

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 10:17am

Our long national nightmare is over! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, Congress pulled it together in the eleventh hour to end the government shutdown and avert economic disaster. Washington is a much happier city this week with all of its federal workers…

On the Agenda: Week of September 30-October 4

On the Agenda: Week of September 30-October 4

By Meghan Groob, Media Relations Associate, ACLU at 10:33am

"What a fun week in Congress!" said absolutely no one in Washington last Friday.

Government shutdown madness is still in full swing on Capitol Hill. After the House passed a spending bill to keep the government running until mid-November, the…

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