Yep. WASHINGTON— Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement upon receipt of the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) for 2014. The QDR is a legally required strategy that the Department of Defense must issue every four years. Show More Summary
After a false start earlier this week, the South Dakota Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 5-2 today to pass out to the floor a bill to ban sex-selection abortions. This version of HB 1162 was slightly amended from the language over which the committee deadlocked 3-3. The South Dakota House of Representatives passed […]
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey appeared before the Senate House Armed Services Committee today to discuss the president’s fiscal year 2015 budget request for DOD, and Hagel mentioned the Ukraine situation. In his remarks Hagel said that, over the past few days, [...]
Thomas Harrigan (above) is deputy administrator of the Drug Enforcement Adminstration (DEA). Yesterday, reports The Huffington Post, he told the House Services Committee hat " Marijuana destroys lives and families, undermines our economy, and insults our common values." When pressed by Rep. Show More Summary
The recent reports by the bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Armed Services Committee make clear that no organization in the chain of command, including the White House, should have been surprised by the tragic events that occurred at our Benghazi Special Mission Compound (SMC) on Sept. 11, 2012. Clearly, there was both strategic […]
Earlier this week, the Georgia House Health and Human Services Committee unanimously supported a bill allowing the use of CBD cannabis oil for children suffering from debilitating health conditions. The bill still has to pass the full House vote and then be approved by the Senate, but Rep. Show More Summary
Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday, Gen. John F. Kelly, who is in charge of the U.S. Southern Command, complained that marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washngton has made it harder to enlist Latin American countries in he war on drugs: We've been encouraging these countries to be in the drug fight for 25 years. Show More Summary
House Bill 885, the state's new medical marijuana bill, would allow doctors to prescribe cannabis oil to patients suffering from a variety of ailments. The bill was allowed to advance by the Health and Human Services Committee.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Having done everything they can to eviscerate women's health care in the state, Texas Republicans are taking a step back to assess their achievements. The state Senate's Health and Human Services Committee held a hearing Thursday toShow More Summary
Yesterday, at the Texas Senate Health and Human Services Committee meeting, Texas Right to Life testified and revealed that Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry continue to receive taxpayer funds, despite strong public sentiment against the practice. Texas voters have been extremely vocal against utilizing state funds to foot the bill for abortions, and their […]
U.S. Senators Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and Angus King, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee,
On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen promised the House Financial Services Committee "a great deal of continuity" in monetary policy as she fills the shoes of Ben Bernanke. However, Yellen is not Bernanke. And depending onShow More Summary
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R., Okla.) discussed issues associated with the agricultural economy with Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Tuesday during a House Financial Services Committee Hearing. Related Transcript bellow: LUCAS: Thank you, Mr. Chair. Chair Yellen, it is a pleasure to be with you today to visit (ph) a little bit […]
Janet Yellen made her first public comments as Federal Reserve Chair in a grueling, nearly day-long, testimony to the House Financial Services Committee. Her testimony made clear that we should expect a high degree of policy continu...
DA COSTA’S TAKE Talk about open communications. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen testified for nearly six hours before the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday. Her stamina, not out of character for a former marathonShow More Summary
By Tim Duy: Janet Yellen made her first public comments as Federal Reserve Chair in a grueling, nearly day-long, testimony to the House Financial Services Committee. Her testimony made clear that we should expect a high degree of policy continuity. Show More Summary
Tim Duy: Yellen's Debut as Chair, by Tim Duy: Janet Yellen made her first public comments as Federal Reserve Chair in a grueling, nearly day-long, testimony to the House Financial Services Committee. Her testimony made clear that we should expect...
In her first testimony before the House Financial Services Committee as Federal Reserve Chairwoman, Janet Yellen was as determined, exacting, and endlessly boring as she’d planned.
US equities rose in overnight trading and continued to rally following the Congressional testimony from Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen. In her testimony delivered to the House Financial Services Committee she discussed the recent developments in financial markets and the current complexion of the Fed's monetary policy. Show More Summary
Just 10 days into her tenure, Janet Yellen heads to Capitol Hill today for her first congressional appearance as Federal Reserve chairwoman. She sits down before the House Financial Services Committee for the first day of delivering the central bank's semi-annual report to Congress.