110th United States Congress

Apr 26, 2011 - 9:20 AM
by <b><i>Paul Lowe</i></b> RAA senior vice president for government affairs Faye Malarkey Black concedes she might have let some Washington cynicism and we
Nov 4, 2008 - 4:38 AM
• Normal Congressional activities came to a screeching halt in late September and early October as the legislature turned its attention to deciding what to
Sep 5, 2008 - 7:34 AM
• When the dog days of August arrived, Congress adjourned for five weeks, leaving a number of major bills hanging fire.
May 6, 2008 - 6:54 AM
When Congress perceives public or political demands to do something, the House and Senate can act with uncharacteristic speed.
Feb 28, 2008 - 5:21 AM
The chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the chairs of the six T&I subcommittees outlined what they term an “ambitious”
Nov 30, 2007 - 11:32 AM
• At press time, appropriations for the 12 government agencies were still in the holding pattern.
Jun 7, 2007 - 6:27 AM
• As anticipated, President Bush vetoed the $124 billion bill for funding military operations.
May 1, 2007 - 5:55 AM
• At the end of March, lawmakers took a spring break that ended in mid-April, leaving in a holding pattern approval of House and Senate supplemental emerge
Dec 18, 2006 - 11:17 AM
• Congress took a three-week break on November 16 to allow lawmakers to ponder the results of the election.
Sep 14, 2006 - 7:27 AM
• Congress recessed for the 4th of July, as it generally does when there is a national holiday, but, before adjourning, lawmakers passed a $94.5 billion em