LEGION Act Passes House, Goes to President for Signature
The U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 504, the LEGION Act, on Tuesday, July 23. Congressman Ben Cline introduced the bipartisan House version of the bill, along with Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46), on March 8.
The House on a 342-85 vote easily passed a 10-week stopgap spending bill late Wednesday, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s signature with two days to spare before a government shutdown.The Obama administration voiced support for passage of the continuing resolution in a statement of administration policy. The House was expected to adjourn later Wednesday and not return until after the November elections.
The SAFE Banking Act Passes the House: What Is In the Bill?
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the SAFE Banking Act, aimed at enabling depository institutions to provide financial services to cannab...
American Health Care Act Passes House: Learn How It May Impact People with Disabilities
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential. As a national nonprofit with offices in five US cities, AFB is a leader in expanding possibilities for the more than 20 million Americans living with vision loss. We champion access and equality, and stand at the forefront of new technologies. Like…
Friday Femorandum: Reproductive Health Act Passes House! Poor, poor Madonna; History lessons;
Happy Friday, supporters of NARAL Pro-Choice Washington!
Agent Orange, w/ John Rowan, VVA President
Lessons of Vietnam - 111213 - Agent Orange, w/ John Rowan, VVA President
The Equality Act Passed the House. Here's What Happens Next
There are major hurdles ahead for passing this historic legislation.
How Odious Is the House-Passed American Health Care Act? Let Us Count the Ways It Hurts People...
Last week, 217 members of the House of Representatives voted to decimate our country’s safety net for people with disabilities. And many of them gleefully toasted its passage on the White House lawn with President Trump. Yet, on every front, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) threatens the civil rights, health, employment, freedom, and the very lives of millions of people with disabilities in every state across our country.Now that the debate moves to the Senate, with so much at stake if this…
How LBJ got the Civil Rights Act passed
Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN The Civil Rights Act remains one of the great puzzles and achievements of American history. The achievement part is obvious. The puzzle part is two-fold.
Miners Pension Protection Act Must Be Passed Now
Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka after Murray Energy Corp. files for bankruptcy
House passes SMART IoT Act
The bill would require the Commerce Department to study the state of internet of things and any existing regulations in the area.
House Passes Bill, American Health Care Act
What Employers Need to Know as House Passes AHCA Bill to Repeal ACA (Obamacare). Employers should have an idea of the major provisions in the Bill.
CIDER Act passes, paving the way for the future of hard cider
Act includes higher alcohol content, higher carbonation and use of pears.
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Questions arise on bill letting colleges dodge bids; ACT choice passes House
Unable to immediately get explanation of the legislation, the Senate Government Organization Committee on Tuesday delayed taking action on a bill (House Bill 3020) that would allow public colleges and
Music Modernization Act Passes: What Musicians Should Know
The Music Modernization Act has been called a lot of things. But, now that the Senate has finally passed the copyright bill, what will it actually mean in real world terms for songwriters and musicians?
With DACA in court, Congress must act and pass a permanent solution
In 2017, President Trump announced his plan to wind down the program.
The Top Ten Reasons to Pass the Financial CHOICE Act
The Financial CHOICE Act goes a long way toward fixing many of the problems created by Dodd-Frank ...
Top 5 Reasons Why the House Should Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act
More than 55 years after the Equal Pay Act was passed, women working fulltime and year-round, on average, are paid only 80 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts. The disparity for women of color is even more severe. This wage gap has remained stagnant for years and continues to squeeze women’s pocketbooks, erode their earning potential, and deprive them of the means to improve their own lives and support their families.It’s long past time to update the Equal Pay Act…
House Passes SMART IoT Act and Two Bills to Advance Public Health
WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed three bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee bills. Collectively, the bills promote the use of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and advance public health. Passing the House today was: H.R. 6032, the SMART IoT Act, authored by #SubDCCP Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), passed the House …
Georgia Music Investment Act Passes State Legislature, Aims to Create 10,000 New Jobs and Boost...
A seven-year campaign to establish a tax incentive for Georgia's music industry is coming closer to reality.