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H.Res. 987: Expressing gratitude on behalf of the people of the United States to the journalists and news staff who are risking injury and death, are subject to grave threat, and have sacrificed their lives, to chronicle and report on the ongoing war in Ukraine resulting from Putin’s invasion.

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Ashley Hinson

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2022
Length: 6 pages
Mar 16, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Mar 16, 2022

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 16, 2022. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


150 Cosponsors (128 Democrats, 22 Republicans)



Mar 16, 2022

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H.Res. 987 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 987. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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