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Biden allies push for protections for Latino, Asian voters
• September 22, 2021 4:19 PM
A nonprofit founded by allies of President Joe Biden is launching a new voting rights effort to ensure that Latino and Asian voters who speak limited English are granted bilingual resources as required by federal law.
Advocates Press for Action in Congress on Voting Rights, Despite Grim Outlook
• September 22, 2021 4:12 PM
Activists are ramping up the pressure on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to move on his chamber’s version of a voting rights bill, even though there’s no sign there will be enough Republican support to advance it.
Biden ordered federal agencies to boost voter participation. He gets their plans this week
• September 22, 2021 4:09 PM
Federal agencies this week will submit plans to the White House on ways to increase voter registration and participation as the deadline approaches for one of President Joe Biden’s key voting rights initiatives.