It often takes years after legislation is introduced before Congress reaches consensus and passes a bill, if it happens at all. Thousands of bills are introduced each year, and often fewer than 5% make it to the president's desk.
In honor of Groundhog Day (well, mostly in honor of the Bill Murray movie of the same name) here's a look at a handful of bills California's delegation has filed over and over again.
1For more than 15 years, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) has pushed Congress to study if there should be later school start times for high school students, pointing to...
Here is Bill Murray talking to Tito Chacon at the Billy Goat, and later telling owner Sam Sianis, "You are the most famous Greek in the world."