Politics of the United States

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”
Sep 27, 2007 - 5:38 AM
Lawmakers had much to think about when they returned from their summer break at the end of August.
Aug 27, 2007 - 10:59 AM
• Pushing hard to wrap up business before they took their customary August break, lawmakers devoted a good deal of time to deciding what to do about the Ir
Mar 26, 2007 - 6:59 AM
Earmark or pork amendments were banned as the 110th Congress passed its Continuing Resolution (H.J.Res.20) to fund the nine 2007 appropriations bills that
Feb 8, 2007 - 4:53 AM
• So, President George W.
Feb 1, 2007 - 4:58 AM
The FAA is reviewing a proposed noise-compatibility program for Lincoln Airport, Neb., and is expected to issue its findings no later than June 4.
Jan 25, 2007 - 4:20 AM
The 110th Congress opened for business on January 4, with the Democrats in control of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Dec 11, 2006 - 6:14 AM
• Election Day results delivered a knockout blow to Republican hopes of retaining the majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Sep 28, 2006 - 4:25 AM
•Congress took a legislative break from November 18 to December 12 but, before leaving, both houses passed H.R.3058, the FY2006 Transportation, Treasury an
Sep 22, 2006 - 4:36 AM
• Controlling earmarking, or “pork” amendments, and restraining lobbyists’ largesse continued to command the attention of lawmakers, and that led to a
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