eBay has begun reaching out to its users to petition the US House of Representatives over what it calls ”unfair Internet sales tax legislation.” This campaign is, of course, in regards to... Keep reading ?
The most exciting news today: Toxic Thom, better known as "Divide and Conquer" Tillis, is definitely gearing to run against Kay Hagan. So not only do we get the guy out of the North Carolina House of Representatives, we also have the privilege of watching him flush millions on a failed Senate run. Gotta love it. read more
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (Reuters) - The Illinois House of Representatives on Friday voted overwhelmingly to allow residents to carry concealed guns, taking the state one step closer to joining all others in allowing some form of carrying guns in public.
Via press release from the National Lesbian & Gay Task Force: The Puerto Rican House of Representatives today approved a sweeping nondiscrimination bill that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in employment, housing, governmental services, public accommodations and private entities. Show More Summary
The Puerto Rican House of Representatives today approved a sweeping nondiscrimination bill that protects LGBT people in employment, housing, governmental services, public accommodations and private entities. Last week, the Senate approved the bill in a 15-11 vote and Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has vowed to sign the bill into law. The House today also approved […]
The Connecticut State House of Representatives voted Thursday, 107-19, to repeal a ban on hunting on Sunday in an effort to combat the state’s overpopulated deer herd. The bill stipulates that hunting on Sundays would be allowed with a bow...
Earlier tonight, MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell spoke about atheists popping up in the least expected places -- in Oklahoma, in a talk by the Pope, and in the Arizona House of Representatives: Okay, so he called Rep. Juan Mendez "Rep. Menendez" at one point... but I'll let it slide :)
The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee called in Attorney General Eric Holder to testify last week on the AP reporters scandal. During testimony under oath Eric Holder told Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) that targeting journalists was bad policy and something … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday his chamber would chart its own path on immigration rather than simply considering a Senate-passed measure, quashing hopes some Democrats had for quickly enactin...
by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Members of the House of Representatives heard testimony Thursday from two former abortion industry workers as hearings were held on a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks gestation, when the nervous system has developed sufficiently to…
The House of Representatives today passed a bill along party lines (221-198, most Republicans for, most Democrats against) that would make federal student loans have market-based rates. The rate would be pegged to the 10-year Treasury note and would be...
While Senator Elizabeth Warren pushes for legislation that would allow student borrowers to enjoy the same insanely low interest rates as big banks (for one year at least), the House of Representatives today passed a bill that would link the interest rates on federal student loans to the yield on the 10-year Treasury note. Once again, lawmakers are facing a … [More]
New Bill Would Let Ryan Gosling Bring His Dog on Amtrak House of Representatives considering a bill to allow pets on Amtrak. read more
The U.S. House of Representatives just released its own version of a high-skilled immigration reform bill and is actively seeking input through the collective IQ of the Internet. House Oversight Chairman and one of our Most Innovative...Show More Summary
You know that old truism that I just made up: At any given moment, somewhere in the United States, your reproductive rights are being debated by old white men. And right now, it’s in the House of Representatives, where Rep. Franks and these guys are having hearing to discuss his proposed 20-week abortion ban. The [...]
Good news, lovers of furry domestic mammals! The House of Representatives introduced legislation on Tuesday that would require Amtrak (the government-subsidized rail system that brings so much joy to so many commuters along the Northeastern...Show More Summary
A U.S. House of Representatives committee approved legislation on Wednesday seeking to impose tighter sanctions on Iran, the latest congressional effort to slow development of the Islamic Republic’s disputed nuclear program. The “Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013? passed the House Foreign Affairs Committee by a unanimous voice vote and is expected to easily pass [...]
In what will likely prove as meaningless a vote as the 37th repeal vote of Obamacare, on Wednesday night 241 members of the House of Representatives voted to approve the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. H.R. 3 would give Congress the power to approve the pipeline and allow TransCanada to build the northern [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Hampshire's House of Representatives rejected a bill on Wednesday that would have authorized the construction of the state's first casino, bucking a regional trend toward easing restrictions on gaming in New England.
Juan Mendez. Photo: Facebook Arizona history was made yesterday: An atheist state lawmaker tasked with delivering the opening prayer for this afternoon's session of the House of Representatives asked that people not bow their heads. Democratic...Show More Summary