U.S.

House could pass tax reform if Senate adds health mandate repeal: Ryan

6 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives could vote to pass a tax reform bill that also repeals the Obamacare health insurance mandate if the Senate includes the provision in its final version of the plan, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday.
Read more ...

 

House OKs criminal justice bill; talks with Senate next

6 monthes ago   |   By

BOSTON - The Massachusetts House has approved a sweeping overhaul of the state's criminal justice system. The 144-9 vote late Tuesday likely sets the stage for negotiations with the Senate, which passed its own version of the bill last month. The legislation calls for a wide range of changes in how the state deals with crime and punishment, from revamping the bail system to limits on the use of solitary confinement.
Read more ...

 

House speaker: May need a temporary bill to fund government past Dec. 8

6 monthes ago   |   By

U.S. lawmakers may have to pass another stop-gap spending bill in order to keep the federal government operating Dec. 8 when existing money runs out, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters on Tuesday.
Read more ...

 

SitRep: House Passes $700B Defense Bill. Sort Of. Maybe

6 monthes ago   |   By

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley New defense budget. Maybe. House Republicans and Democrats voted 356-70 Tuesday to pass a 2018 defense bill that would find the Pentagon to the tune of $626 billion, with an additional $66 billion for operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria. The bill buys more ships ...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      Republicans      Health      PoliticsNews      Local Politics      Running      Featured News      U.S. House of Representatives      Budget      House      Paul ryan      Republicans unable to fund government      Democrats      The Cable      Congress      North Korea      Situation Report  


Wildlife photographer catches bald eagle swiping rabbit from baby fox

Wildlife photographer catches bald eagle swiping rabbit from baby fox

Wildlife photographer and Lynnwood, Washington, resident Kevin Ebi headed for the San Juan Island National Historic Park Saturday just for the red foxes. Read more ...

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava flowing from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has claimed another structure, this one close to a geothermal plant. Read more ...

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava flowing from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has claimed another structure, this one close to a geothermal plant. Read more ...

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments. Read more ...

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

A 30-year-old man's parents are taking legal action against him after he refused to move out of their house, according to legal documents Read more ...

Michael Phelps says mental health is new passion

Michael Phelps says mental health is new passion

The 23-time Olympic gold medalist announced a partnership with Talkspace, which provides online therapy, and said he considers it a higher calling than anything he ever did as... Read more ...

Lawyer in video rant over Spanish speakers apologizes

Lawyer in video rant over Spanish speakers apologizes

In the rant caught on video, the lawyer threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement to have the workers "kicked out of my country." Read more ...

A scoundrel is born in Star Wars spinoff 'Solo'

A scoundrel is born in Star Wars spinoff 'Solo'

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" introduces Han Solo on his home planet, where he dreams of becoming a pilot and owning a ship. Read more ...

White House lawn under construction after sinkhole appears

White House lawn under construction after sinkhole appears

Eyewitnesses first saw the sinkhole on the grassy North Lawn on Saturday, following a week of nearly constant rain in Washington. Read more ...

Mets sign Jose Bautista to 1-year deal

Mets sign Jose Bautista to 1-year deal

Jose Bautista was released by the Braves this week after batting .143 in 35 at-bats. Read more ...