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A day earlier, when an African-American lawmaker had a bill in a House committee to raise the minimum age for semiautomatic rifle purchases, only one Republican showed up for the meeting, preventing the bill from getting discussion. "These last few days of the session could be quite contentious," ...
Leaders of the US House Committee on Energy and Commerce want Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to personally testify in an upcoming hearing about the misuse of user data. In a letter sent to Zuckerberg on Friday, committee members said he's the person that Facebook should send to testify ...

"Kill committees protect many of our House representatives by not forcing them to vote on gun bill legislation," and constituents want to see how House members vote on gun bill issues," she said. "We want accountability. Help us identify who to lobby for sensible gun laws and who we should work against. rights
H.R. 5345 includes a "sense of Congress" resolution that recognizes NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center as the agency's "lead center for rocket propulsion and is essential to sustaining and promoting U.S. leadership in rocket propulsion and developing the next generation of rocket propulsion ...
Stephen and Rae Ann Gruver sit in a House committee room behind a photo of their son, 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver, a Louisiana State University freshman who died with a blood-alcohol content six times higher than the legal limit for driving in what authorities say was a hazing incident, on Wednesday, ...

DeKalb State Judge Dax Lopez said immigration judges are part of the executive branch, under the U.S. Department of Justice. “We are trying to maintain our lane, our judiciary lane, and keep our judges outside of the executive,” Lopez said. Supporters say the bill is necessary to enforce immigration law ...
According to the Center for American Progress's Moscow Project, the House committee charged with investigating Russian involvement in the 2016 election obtained either no or incomplete information about 81 percent of the known contacts between Trump officials and Russians, or groups and individuals ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gun control proposals failed in the Alabama Legislature after most Republican committee members skipped out on Wednesday debate on the bills, including a proposal to raise the age to buy an AR-15 or similar rifle. The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee ...
“This is long overdue for us.” The House committee did not vote on the bill Wednesday. With legislative leaders aiming for adjournment on March 29, the bill may not pass this year, but Clarke said she had her eyes on the long-term. “One of my colleagues, one of my mentors here said it took her 12 years to ...
The House Veterans' Affairs Committee will forego its typical meeting place on Capitol Hill later this week to host a special field hearing at Fayetteville Technical Community College. The hearing, titled “Partnering, Payment and Provider Access: VA Community Care in North Carolina,” will begin at 10 a.m. ...
"PREPA's explanations for Warehouse 5 and its inventory have been contradictory and, frankly, inadequate," the House committee's letter says. Equipment from the warehouse has been distributed to contractors on the island. The committee directed Gonzalez to respond by no later than March 26, ...
American intelligence officials concluded in January 2017 that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia personally “ordered an influence campaign in 2016 .... The House committee's announcement will surely shift the spotlight across Capitol Hill to the Senate Intelligence Committee, where senators have ...
The Democratic memo and a Republican counterattack that included a point-by-point refutation of the minority Democrats' conclusions, are an escalation of the partisan feuding that Schiff and other members of his party have said is sabotaging the House committee's investigation. The latest duel on ... Intel Russia
The Senate Human Services Committee reviewed the hospital assessment formula Tuesday after a House committee approved it. Lawmakers have been negotiating with the Illinois Health and Hospital Association for nearly a year to update the funding plan in compliance with federal mandates. Hospital ... Intel Russia
Jay Barnes, R-Jefferson City, as the chairman of a bipartisan House committee that will investigate the charge against Governor Eric Greitens (R). State Rep. Jay Barnes, R-Jefferson City, (left) ... Greitens' lawyer, former U.S. Attorney Ed Dowd, has filed a motion to dismiss. Governor Greitens has blasted St. Intel Russia
White House communications director Hope Hicks appeared before the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday for a closed-door interview related to Russian interference in the 2016 election, but according to Democrats and Republicans on the committee, has refused to answer questions about the ... Intel Russia

A Florida House committee responded to the Parkland school shootings by approving a bill that would raise the minimum age to buy any gun, require a ... things in it -- he said at least there is going to be some historic change in Florida, and that's what he asked us to bring back to our really articulate kids.". Intel Russia
A Florida House committee responded to a deadly school shooting by approving a bill that would raise the minimum age to buy any gun, require a three-day waiting period for rifle purchases and create a program allowing teachers to carry concealed weapons. Feb. 27, 2018, at 2:03 p.m.. The Latest: House Committee ... Intel Russia
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Less than two weeks after one of the worst school shootings in American history, a Missouri House committee debated a slew of contentious new gun bills. Monday's packed public hearing took place amid a renewed national push for gun control measures. Yet, all but one of ... Intel Russia
The Democratic memo and a Republican counterattack that included a point-by-point refutation of the minority Democrats' conclusions, are an escalation of the partisan feuding that Schiff and other members of his party have said is sabotaging the House committee's investigation. The latest duel on Capitol ... Intel Russia
Additionally, as Rick Wilson of the American Friends Service Committee put it, there's no real grassroots push for the bill. “I think it's an understatement to say there's no groundswell of opinion to take away benefits from people living on $4 per day,” he said. Two people spoke in favor of the bill: Juliet Terry, ... Intel Russia
Resolution to place statue of polygamous suffragette Martha Hughes Cannon in U.S. Capitol clears House committee ... SCR1, a concurrent resolution initiating the replacement of the state's statue of Philo Farnsworth in the U.S. Capitol with a statue of Cannon, passed out of the Senate and headed to the ... Intel Russia
A U.S. House of Representatives committee voted unanimously on Monday to approve the release of a classified document that Democrats say will rebut a contentious Republican memo alleging FBI bias against President Donald Trump. The vote will send the 10-page Democratic memo to the White ... Intel Russia
Two hours of emotional testimony from New Mexicans on both sides of the abortion debate did not seem to change anyone's mind at the Legislature on Saturday, as a House committee voted along party lines to block a bill that would have required abortion providers to notify parents before their child ... Intel Russia
“Part of why West Virginia is a focus, by the way, is not only the damage we've seen, but also because the court cases and convictions that have occurred here open a window into what really happened here, which helps us go look at Ohio or Oregon or elsewhere,” he said. In 2012, then-Attorney General ... Intel Russia
Three Texans voted on the U.S. House committee that paved the way for President Donald Trump's release Friday of a a high-profile GOP memo alleging surveillance abuses by the FBI. The committee's deliberations shed light on their thinking on the divisive issue. by Abby Livingston Feb. 2, 2018 6 hours ago. 21.  Ã‚ ... Intel Russia
House Republicans released a previously secret memo written by Republican staff members of the House Intelligence Committee and declassified by President Trump. The memo claims that F.B.I. officials abused their authority and favored Democrats in the early stages of the Russia inquiry. Intel Russia
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology met Tuesday to hear about management and priorities at the Department of Energy (DOE), and at first blush, the hearing could ... "Without continued investment in basic and early stage research at DOE the U.S. will lose its global technology edge. Intel Russia
The committee voted on Indiana House Bill 1774 Jan. 17 after hearing testimony from the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association, the Tire Industry Association and AAA Hoosier Motor Club. The bill is USTMA model legislation. It would ban the installation of tires that have less than 2/32-inch tread depth; ... Intel Russia
"It's some of the most alarming things I've ever read, and every single American citizen should be able to read that material as soon as possible,” said Rep. ... It was unclear Friday whether the GOP-led House committee would hold a vote that would lay the groundwork for making the memo public. Intel Russia
Leaders of the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee from both parties on Thursday asked the Government Accountability Office to report on sexual harassment by federally funded researchers -- including how many harassment cases are pending before federal agencies and how many ... Intel Russia
WASHINGTON — A top Trump administration official answered a full range of questions from House investigators Wednesday, just one day after former White House strategist Steve Bannon told them he was under instructions from the West Wing to remain silent, sparking new negotiations between ... Intel Russia
It is the first time Bannon has testified in the probe of whether campaign associates of the president colluded with Russia in its bid to influence the 2016 US elections. It was not likely to be Bannon's last such testimony: The New York Times reported Tuesday that Bannon has been subpoenaed by Robert ... Intel Russia
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee has advanced the Alex Diekmann Peak Designation Act of 2017 to the House floor. ... Greg Gianforte, a member of the House committee that advanced the bill, said in the statement that naming the peak for Diekmann is “a tribute to a man who united people to ... Intel Russia
Bannon To Be Interviewed Tuesday By House Committee Probing Russian Interference ... WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon will be interviewed next week by a U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating alleged Russian ... Intel Russia
The Mississippi congressman is the sixth House committee chairman to announce they will not seek re-election. Sixteen Republicans have announced ... “I never intended for this to be a career, and it will soon be time for another conservative citizen legislator to represent us. I will work hard over the final 12 ... Intel Russia
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon ruled Thursday that the House panel's work appeared to be legitimate. He also rejected Fusion GPS' claims that confidential information about its clients and sources would be in jeopardy of being leaked if the committee obtained the banking records it is seeking. Intel Russia
WASHINGTON - A battle currently being waged within the U.S. Democratic Party over a top position on the House Judiciary Committee represents the growing divide within the party on Israel. The Democratic members of the House of Representatives will decide next week who will replace Rep. Intel Russia
And in an indication that Republicans hope to wrap up their probe, the House committee has yet to schedule a single interview after the holidays, ... by the end of next week, before the committee can connect the dots on one of the most serious efforts by a hostile foreign actor to hijack American democracy. Intel Russia
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing tomorrow on whether to end a uranium mining ban near the Grand Canyon. KNAU's Ryan Heinsius reports, it follows a recent U.S. Forest Service recommendation to reopen exploration on nearly a million acres. Intel Russia
H.R. 4219 takes away important rights to sick leave that local and state governments have granted to their residents – rights that were granted using sovereignty that belongs to us.” Bill supporters include Barbara Brickmeier, vice president for human resources and business development at Armonk, ... Intel Russia
WASHINGTON — Beneath the Capitol, in a secured room where the House Intelligence Committee is supposed to be pressing its inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, two dozen staff members await a construction crew. The workers will be erecting a physical barrier to ... Intel Russia
WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee said at a press conference Tuesday the Drug Enforcement Administration has “all but stonewalled” inquiry efforts regarding how drug distributors shipped millions of prescription pills shipped to states with ... Intel Russia
Y., was one of the House committee members who called for an investigation. In a statement, she said Congress owes it to each of Nassar's victims and any other athlete involved in those programs to conduct an independent investigation. "While Mr. Nassar has been brought to justice, albeit belatedly, we ... Intel Russia
The International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC's) unwavering stance was publicly revealed yesterday by Oregon Representative Suzanne Bonamici, the top Democrat on the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee's Subcommittee on Environment, at a full committee hearing on ... Intel Russia
The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is chastising the Department of Health and Human Services for its uncooperative posture, missing ... HHS must provide data on federal disaster preparedness and responses to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands requested in October. Intel Russia
The 14 signatories listed the US-Israeli “plotting” to move Washington embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem under Trump's declaration as the major violation of the Wadi Araba Peace Treaty. In another memorandum, initiated by Palestine Committee President MP Yahya Saud, more than 40 ... Intel Russia
The two-hour long hearing on the US government's Tibet policy, was hosted by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. The Hearing is being held at a critical moment for evaluation of U.S. government Tibet policy following President Trump's visit to China, where he ... Intel Russia
“The question before us now is what happened afterwards,” Himes said. “Was there follow-up? Was dirt conveyed in any way, shape, or form and was it used? Because of course, we've seen a lot of contact, we've seen desire to get dirt, desire to work with Russians, desire to contact the Russians. Intel Russia


 

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