WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Representative Dave Camp, who last week unveiled sweeping tax reform ideas, on Wednesday voiced discontent with Republican rules that would force him to give up his chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee next year, bu...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to delay for one year the tax penalty Americans will pay under President Barack Obama's healthcare law if they decline to enroll in health coverage for this year...
Alabama is on the verge of eradicating most legal abortion in its state. Tuesday evening, the state House of Representatives passed four major abortion restrictions. The most provocative and most likely to be shut down in the courtsShow More Summary
by Ben Johnson MONTGOMERY, AL, March 5, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – White pro-life Christians would force their daughters to have an abortion if the father is black, a Democrat said on the floor of the Alabama House of Representatives yesterday. "Ninety-nine percent of all of the white people in here are going…
Last May, when Arizona State Representative Juan Mendez (below) delivered a secular invocation on the House floor, a Christian colleague delivered two religious invocations the following day -- to make up to God for the "mistake," IShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Republicans will work with U.S. President Barack Obama to address the crisis in Ukraine and tensions with Russia, voting soon on legislation offering financial aid, House leaders said on Wednesday.
The House of Representatives will vote on the SIMPLE Fairness Act today, a bill that would delay implementation of Obamacare's individual...
After abruptly adjourning his IRS hearing following Representative Elijah Cummings' (D-MD) criticism of the proceedings, House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA) told reporters that Cummings had "slandered him," causing him to shut down the hearings.
A flood insurance relief bill that sailed through the House of Representatives Tuesday would keep government-subsidized rates in place when homeowners sell their primary residence, removing a major impediment to home sales in flood-prone areas. Real estate industry groups cheered...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, according to a state lawmaker.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - The Arkansas House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to fund the state's so-called "Private Option" medical insurance program that has drawn interest from lawmakers in other states as an alternative to Obamacare.
On Wednesday, the New Hampshire House of Representatives is slated to consider a batch of assisting suicide bills. New Hampshire, along with other New England states, has become a high priority target of the death advocates after Vermont legalized doctor-prescribed suicide last year. Connecticut also has an active bill. Additionally, Massachusetts, which narrowly defeated a […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives, in a rare act of bipartisanship, overwhelmingly passed a bill on Tuesday to protect millions of American homeowners and businesses from dramatic increases in their flood insurance premiums.
There was a fairly recent time when the word most associated with the chairmanship of a major committee in the House of Representatives was powerful. Retiring Representatives Dingell and Waxman enjoyed the aura that came with the gavel. That was then. Show More Summary
Every year at the Gold Dome, Crossover Day remains a pivotal moment for state lawmakers. The 30th day of the legislative session represents the final day that a proposed bill must pass either the Georgia Senate or House Representatives to have a shot at landing on the governor's desk for approval.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
According to a new Gallup poll, congress' approval rating is down to five percent. And what are they doing or proposing to help them climb out of this hole? Absolutely nothing. That's right. The GOP leaders in the House of Representatives...Show More Summary
The White House’s proposed 2015 budget would provide $13.8 billion to the Treasury Department, representing a slight downgrade of about 1.6 percent compared to the spending level for this year. Most of the funding, $12 billion, would go toward the Internal Revenue Service, boosting the agency’s budget by 6.3 percent compared to 2014. President Obama’s […]
ATLANTA (Reuters) - A Georgia measure that would legalize use of a liquid, non-intoxicating form of marijuana for patients with severe seizure disorders has been passed by the state House of Representatives with wide support.
By Rob Nosse of Portland, Oregon. Rob is a Democratic candidate for the Oregon House of Representatives in HD-42 (inner southeast and northeast Portland.) Learn more at RobNosse.com. As a candidate, I’ve been spending much of my time talking to voters in my district about the issues that matter most to them. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, D.C.--The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed Lubbock Congressman Randy Neugebauer’s amendments to the Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act--in an effort to block over-budgeted spending by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Show More Summary