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Gov. Tony Evers weighs in on Aaron Rodgers
The conspiracy theorist lawmaker went on a long, weird and wrong tangent about public urination laws.
The Florida government will pay two law firms hefty fees just to get themselves out of a mess they previously made.
Democratic lawmakers didn't hold back their anger Thursday at a House hearing about social media and censorship when a pair of Republican witnesses delivered testimony and left without being questioned. The shouting began after Sen. Eric Schmitt (R-Mo.), the former attorney general of Missouri, and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry (R) testified before the House Judiciary subcommittee on the weaponization of the federal government about what they claimed was the Biden administration's effor
Yellen claimed many teams responsible for banking regulation were either drastically cut or completely eliminated before her tenure, and she’s had to “rebuild the financial stability infrastructure.”
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives began listing names of gun shops that flouted federal laws.
The measure does away with background checks, training, and fees for a concealed weapons license. There are more than 2.6 million CWL holders.
After being kicked off multiple House committees in the final hour of session, one House representative says that it’s “retaliation” for parliamentary maneuvers and more on the House floor.
For the first time in history, a federal judge ruled that vice presidents can benefit from a type of immunity typically provided to lawmakers.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients might soon get bigger monthly payments if the Social Security Administration succeeds in pushing through a proposed change in how benefits are calculated....
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) was on Capitol Hill Tuesday to defend the Biden administration’s $18.9 billion 2024 budget request for the agency that manages most federal lands, natural resources and programs for Native Americans. While Haaland traveled to the House Interior, Environment Appropriations Subcommittee to talk about the budget, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) wanted to talk to her about the Interior Department’s current stance on policies he supported as Interior Secretary during the Trump administration.
Sen. Lauwers: 'We create laws to make all the honest people prove that they're being honest.'
Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Thursday that House Republicans are prepared to pass their own debt ceiling bill if President Joe Biden won't agree to negotiate it.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Senate Energy Committee Chair Joe Manchin said on Wednesday he may go to court after the U.S. Treasury releases guidance later this week on battery sourcing guidance for electric vehicle tax credits. "If it goes off the rails" and violates the intent of the climate legislation approved in August, "I will do whatever I can - if that means going to court and I can do it, I'd do it," said Manchin, a Democrat. Manchin said he is most concerned about how Treasury will classify processing and manufacturing in determining eligibility for $7,500 EV tax credits.
Technically, water is not food -- but a lot of food stamp recipients still use their benefits to purchase water. A 2016 study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that Supplemental Nutrition...
The Vatican on Thursday responded to Indigenous demands and formally repudiated the “Doctrine of Discovery,” the theories backed by 15th-century “papal bulls” that legitimized the colonial-era seizure of Native lands and form the basis of some property laws today. A Vatican statement said the papal bulls, or decrees, “did not adequately reflect the equal dignity and rights of Indigenous peoples” and have never been considered expressions of the Catholic faith. The statement, from the Vatican’s development and education offices, marked a historic recognition of the Vatican's own complicity in colonial-era abuses committed by European powers.
Reparations for Black residents in California will move to the state Legislature once a first-in-the-nation task force submits its recommendations and findings by July 1. The panel on Wednesday endorsed calculation methodologies showing that California could owe African American residents more than $800 billion just for discrimination in policing and housing loans.
Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek signed two bills into law aimed at addressing the state's ongoing housing and homelessness crisis in the state.
Sens. John Fetterman (D-Pa.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced a bill Thursday to further expand rail safety requirements in the wake of the East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment. The Railway Accountability Act, Fetterman’s first piece of legislation, aims to build on a slew of rail safety overhauls included in a bipartisan bill…
The nominee for the Mississippi Superintendent of Education was voted down on the Senate floor, despite having already starting his work in the state.
Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was on the receiving end of a shoulder pat and firm handshake on Wednesday from Sen. John Kennedy after a tough exchange on assault weapons.