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In a September letter to the government, the ranking member of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security said the charity's "poor performance in disaster response activities across the country has called into question Red Cross' ability to meet its ...
A U.S. Senator asked big drugmaker Mylan and federal health officials Tuesday for information about a purported misclassification by the company of its anti-allergy EpiPen devices that would shortchange federal and state governments millions of dollars ...

Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the U.S. House Committee on veterans' Affairs. Although the report's extensive use of confusing bureaucratic parlance makes digesting the IG's findings a tedious chore, it's clear veterans are still dying while waiting ...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the FDA, agreed with the report's recommendations and has begun to apply many of the recommendations.
New U.S. citizens take the Oath of Allegiance during an Independence Day naturalization ceremony. Pennsylvania lawmakers are proposing high school seniors pass the same examination given to newly minted citizens by the U.S. Immigration and ...

He said the decision is a result of the costliness of the exercise, amounting to US$20 million. Rep. Larry Younquoi made the disclosure recently at the launch of the elections Coordinating Committee's (ECC) three years strategic plan, an event that was ...
In a September letter to the government, the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security said the charity's "poor performance in disaster response activities across the country has called into question Red Cross' ability to meet its responsibilities ...
While a recent survey found that nearly half of the current Congress regularly voted against parks legislation, a second member of the U.S. House introduced a bill last week to redesignate a park unit as a national park. Rep. Pete Visclosky of Indiana ...
"The Senate has given us the serve," Bandy said. "Now we're going to return it. They're going to have to come back, no matter what.
Help us out." The Ways and Means committee instead largely agreed with business groups and the Martinez administration that businesses need predictability to be encouraged to locate in New Mexico.
Livestock marketing Association President Jerry Etheredge praised the leaders and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on agriculture for their swift action in advancing H.R.
Omaha (DTN) -- Because the International Agency for Research on cancer, or IARC, receives federal funding, the House Committee on Oversight and government Reform is launching an inquiry into the National Institutes of Health's support for the group ...
ARLINGTON - State legislators said Thursday that they have Dallas officials' backs as they try to save the city's police and fire pension system.
But Mr. Stumpf - whom the members of the House committee personally blamed for the persistent and widespread misdeeds - stuck to the same script he has used throughout the crisis.
Alabama's House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed documents from Gov. Robert Bentley and others as part of ongoing impeachment investigation.
US House panel heads to Santa Fe for American Indian and energy development hearing. The Associated Press September 29, 2016 07:44 AM.

When Mylan CEO Heather Bresch testified before a U.S. House committee last week that the company's profit on its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment was only about $50 per pen, several lawmakers appeared incredulous, accusing Ms. Bresch of not being ...
On May 11, 2016, New Energy Times reported that, on May 4, the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services directed the Secretary of Defense to provide a briefing on low-energy nuclear reactions (LENRs).
Omaha (DTN) -- Because the International Agency for Research on cancer, or IARC, receives federal funding, the House Committee on Oversight and ...
Demings spoke before the U.S. House Committee on Homeland security during a hearing to explore how to prevent home-grown terrorism in "lone wolf" situations.
A bill allowing Native American tribes and government fish managers to kill California sea lions who threaten Pacific Northwest salmon populations passed the U.S. House of Representatives natural resources Committee Thursday. The bill, titled the ...
Pittsburgh-based TeleTracking Technologies, a patient flow solutions provider, was one of four healthcare companies to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health during a Sept. 14 hearing on how to improve ...
On Thursday, a US House committee investigating Hillary Clinton's private e-mail server voted along party lines to hold the Democratic presidential candidate's former IT aide in contempt of Congress.
However, Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., who is expected to chair the U.S. House of Representatives education and the Workforce Committee in the 115th Congress after Rep. John Kline, R-Minn.
Overtime Rule. First, she'd like to tackle the DOL's new regulations on overtime, which she told SHRM Online "are another egregious example of the burdensome regulations that continue to hamper our economic recovery and hold American families back.
Katherine Clark was waiting for a plane from Washington, D.C., to Boston when she saw the Wisconsin leader of the U.S. House, and engaged him in friendly conversation, introducing herself as "Katherine Clark from Massachusetts," she told a New England ...
Congressman Lee Zeldin brought the chairman of the House committee that oversees the U.S. Postal Service to Flanders yesterday to meet residents who've been seeking a separate zip code for their area for more than 15 years.
Edward Snowden's hopes of a presidential pardon were dimmed Thursday when a House Committee report slammed the former U.S. defense contractor saying he has done "tremendous damage" to United States national security. That conclusion was part of ...
Pedestrians pass in front of a Wells Fargo & Co. bank branch in New York, U.S.. The U.S. House Financial Services Committee has opened a probe into wells Fargo's sales practices and plans to call the company's chief executive before lawmakers at a ...
WASHINGTON - As U.S. House Republicans were involved in one of their most notable faceoffs of the summer, something felt amiss to U.S. Rep. Pete Olson. During the July House committee hearing, Attorney General Loretta Lynch faced the wrath of ...
"He put our service members and the American people at risk after perceived slights by his superiors," Nunes said. "In light of his long list of exaggerations and outright fabrications detailed in this report, no one should take him at his word.
Under the current H-1B visa rules, so-called H-1B dependent firms (those employing 15 percent or more visa workers in the U.S.) are technically prohibited from displacing U.S. employees also required to make a "good faith" effort to hire a U.S. worker ...
The U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday unanimously approved a blistering report on the activities of Edward Snowden, saying his disclosures of top-secret documents and programs did "tremendous damage" to national security.
Ben Wizner, an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union who represents Snowden, dismissed the House committee report as lacking substance. Wizner said the report's release a day before the Snowden film opens "is evidence that people in the ...
It came from Lamar Smith, the Texas congressman who chairs the House Committee on science, Space, and technology, and it demanded that the N.O.
Based on the false story over the summer that the US paid $400 million in "ransom" to recover US prisoners held by the Iranian government, the House Foreign Relations Committee today voted 21-16 in favor of a wholesale ban on cash payments to Iran.
The U.S. House Committee on agriculture has unanimously approved the National Forest Service Trail Stewardship Act of 2015 (HR 845).
The U.S. House Committee on science, Space, and technology has taken the unprecedented step of demanding that the New York attorney general's office turn over "all documents and communications" related to the investigation.
Industry associations that represent small institutions like the American bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America have endorsed the bill, welcoming efforts to remove regulations that are particularly costly to smaller banks.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has backpedalled on its plan to take up an increasingly controversial H-1B bill. The bill, which was intended to raise salaries of visa workers, faced a sharp debate on the committee, particularly from U.S. Rep. Zoe ...
The top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and government Reform - Elijah Cummings of Maryland - says the IRS "spent $20 million and 160,000 employee hours cooperating with this misguided investigation with no evidence of any political ...
Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Oversight and government Reform, issued a subpoena to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) acting assistant director for congressional affairs Jason Herring ...
SCRANTON - The region's least senior congressman now sits on the U.S. House committee that controls all the federal money.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday approved a proposal to revamp the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, after a hearing where lawmakers verbally tussled over rules enacted in the aftermath of the 2007-09 ...
The decision by the U.S. House Committee on veterans' Affairs follows months of bickering between Congress and the agency over whether it should reveal more details about its own inquiry into the Colorado project - once dubbed the biggest construction ...
He also warned that draft regulations proposed by the U.S. Department of education to implement ESSA could stifle innovation and jeopardize the authority of states to set their own education policies.
Recently, the House Committee on Transportation met for one of its final hearings on the interim charges brought forth by the Texas House, in preparation for making recommendations for the upcoming session.
American voters have long had an idea of what the Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, would look like on the world stage.
Meng told U.S. Reps. Jason Chaffetz , chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and government Reform, and Elijah Cummings, ranking member on the committee, the requested change was not new with several such zip codes having been changed ...


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