The Senate Rules and Appropriations Committee released new data Thursday evening revealing another 13 cases in which $600,000 in taxpayer money was used to settle Senate misconduct between 1997 to present, however; no names were given. Show More Summary
Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee, “hasn’t presided over a hearing since early September. The Mississippi Republican has not given a speech on the Senate floor all year, and he’s introduced only two bills during that [...]
House Appropriations Committee chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen voted against the tax reform bill on Tuesday, angering Republican leaders. Republican Study Committee Chairman Mark Walker immediately called for him to lose his position as...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee introduced a bill on Monday to provide $81 billion in emergency aid for recent hurricanes and wildfires.
A Little History of the legislator who wrote the bill: Chair of the House Appropriations Committee since 2017, Rodney Frelinghuysen’s campaigns have been funded by the aerospace, defense, pharmaceutical and health care industries. On...Show More Summary
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Ranking Member of the House Labor Appropriations Committee, today sent a sharply worded letter to Carmen Rottenberg, acting head of USDA’s Food Safety Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) calling on the agency to reject a petition […]
Rep. Meeks thinks it's not appropriate for Conyers to remain in his Judiciary Committee seat while he is being investigated.
“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
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 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 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
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...
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...
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'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 »
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 »
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 ?
"Legislation should receive consideration under regular order, including hearings in health committees and input from the appropriate health-related parties," reads the letter.
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
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.