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Ponder Emoji Mess: Gluten-Free Golden Globe Committee Considers “Get Out” In the COMEDY Category?

“Get Out” Enters Golden Globes In The ‘Best Comedy or Musical’ Category Apparently, White folks thought the horror flick about cultural appropriation and the fears Black folks face in White spaces was ABSOLUTELY HILARIOUS. “Get Out,” regarded by many as

Sessions will do anything to avoid answering a basic question about Trump’s tweets

During a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI) asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions yes or no questions about the appropriateness of President Trump’s public efforts to meddle in the work of the Department of Justice. Sessions refused to directly answer. Conyers began by projecting three tweets Trump posted […]

The Latest: Hearings begin at Montana special session

The Latest on Montana' special session to address the state's budget shortfall (all times local): 2 p.m. The chairwoman of Montana's House Appropriations Committee is sponsoring a bill to transfer … Click to Continue »

Two top Republicans just rolled out a competing Obamacare fix that looks a lot like repeal

Two GOP committee leaders, Rep. Kevin Brady and Sen. Orrin Hatch, released their own plan to stabilize Obamacare. The plan would appropriate the key cost-sharing reduction payments but also do away with Obamacare's individual and employer...Show More Summary

TN: Committee to Find Mt. Juliet's Music City Star Solution

The Regional Transit Authority board will create an ad hoc committee tasked to determine the most viable and appropriate course of action to take against Mt. Juliet concerning the city's financial neglect of the Music City Star serv...

Zelinsky: The House Appropriations Committee And The Johnson Amendment

Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo), The House Appropriations Committee and the Johnson Amendment: The Committee on Appropriations of the US House of Representatives, in a so-called rider to the pending federal budget bill, has proposed significant procedural restrictions on the IRS’s ability to enforce the Johnson Amendment. The Johnson Amendment is the...

US House panel approves mere $36.5 billion for flood insurance, three hurricanes and California wildfires

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee has approved $36.5 billion in emergency funding for relief and recovery from the recent devastating hurricanes and wildfires, a spokeswoman for the committee’s chairman said late on Tuesday. The bill includes $7 billion more...

Florida delegation seeks additional Irma recovery funding

Florida's two senators and 27 of the state's 28-member congressional delegation are urging the leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees to provide more funding to aid recovery efforts … Click to Continue »

Wagner urged blocking shale tax to deny Wolf re-election

A Republican state senator running for governor is on a recording telling a crowd that he's urged House Appropriations Committee Chairman Stan Saylor to block a tax on Marcellus Shale … Click to Continue »

“The House Appropriations Committee and the Johnson Amendment”

Ed Zelinsky: The best solution is not the kind of procedural band-aid proposed by the Appropriations Committee. Congress should instead modify the Johnson Amendment to protect internal church communications from all IRS scrutiny. With churches’ rights of free expression thus … Continue reading ?

Bipartisan Group Of Governors Speaks Out Against Latest Obamacare Repeal Attempt

"Legislation should receive consideration under regular order, including hearings in health committees and input from the appropriate health-related parties," reads the letter.

Senate committee votes to overturn abortion global gag rule reinstated by Trump

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Senate Appropriation Committee voted on Thursday to reinstate funding for the United Nations Population Fund and overturn the abortion gag rule, which bans funding for international organizations that provide (or even discuss) abortion care. Show More Summary

Defying Trump, Senate panel approves funding for U.N. climate body

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill on Thursday evening that includes $10 million to help fund the United Nations' climate change body that oversees the Paris Climate Agreement, despite President Donald Trump's decision to stop funding it.

California Proposal to Fine Firearms Retailers Put on Hold

AB 736, another California’s anti-second amendment bill, failed passage out of the California State Assembly’s Committee on Appropriations. This post California Proposal to Fine Firearms Retailers Put on Hold appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

House Republican Proposes to Defund Climate Research

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Arizona) submitted an amendment last week to the House Rules Committee for the federal government's 2018 spending bill that would prevent any appropriated funds from being used toward the government's National Climate Assessment. Show More Summary

House panel chair says ready to OK Hurricane Harvey relief funds

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The head of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee said on Tuesday the panel was prepared to provide the funding needed to cover recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey. “My committee stands at the ready to provide any necessary additional funding for relief and...

AB 736 Attempts to Tax California Gun Dealers Out of Business

The California State Senate Appropriations Committee will hear AB 736, which the FPC believes will drive gun stores out of business. This post AB 736 Attempts to Tax California Gun Dealers Out of Business appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

This is what it looks like when 1000 postcards are delivered to Rodney Frelinghuysen

And there are lots and lots and lots of people there, but no Rodney (as usual). Why did Rodney Frelinghuysen get this? Because he’s the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, which is all about what we spend money on. The...Read more

FOMC Minutes: Balance Sheet Normalization "Relatively soon"

From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, July 25-26, 2017. Excerpts: Participants also discussed the appropriate time to implement the plan for reducing the Federal Reserve's securities holdings that was announced in June in the Committee's postmeeting statement and its Addendum to the Policy Normalization Principles and Plans. Show More Summary

Is Jeff Sessions’ Objection to Marijuana Racially Motivated?

Cannabis is not dangerous and it is not a public health or safety threat. Much to the dismay of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Senate Appropriations Committee recently approved a budget amendment in an appropriations bill covering fiscal 2017. Show More Summary

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