Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and other members of Congress signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act prior to sending the act to…
Witnesses testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on efforts to modernize the nation’s drug development and approval system.
The National Governors Association (NGA) kicked off its three-day meeting in Nashville with an opening news conference. NGA Chair Mary Fallin (R-OK) and Co-Chair John Hickenlooper (D-CO)…
Representatives from the Department of Justice, the Judicial Conference, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Public Defender testified on criminal code reform,…2 views
Dr. Janet Woodcock testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on efforts to modernize the nation’s drug development and approval system.2 views
The House convened for a legislative session.
Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik talked about criminal justice and prison reform issues. Mr. Kerik served as an interim Interior Minister as part of the…35 views
President Obama made remarks on jobs and the economy at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas.976 views
Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on news of the day and on potential solutions for immigration reform.101 views
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a nomination hearing for Army Lieutenant General Joseph Votel to be promoted to general and head the U.S. Special Operations Command, Army General…262 views
Witnesses testified on the State Department’s transition from a standard design program for embassy construction to one focused on unique, open, and innovative designs.254 views
Peter Schroeder talked about a bonus depreciation bill that was scheduled for House floor debate and the status of tax code reform legislation in Congress.
Nancy Griswold from the Office of Medicare Hearing and Appeals testified on the Medicare appeals process and the backlog of appeal claims.123 views
Witnesses testified on President Obama’s request for emergency funds to deal with the flood of migrant children from Central America at the U.S. border.1,233 views
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. She said she was not in favor of altering the 2008 immigration law that dictates…420 views
Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues.330 views
Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to outline their proposed bill, the “Not My Boss’s Business Act,” that would require employers to abide by the health care…276 views
The House debated a rule for two bills, H.R. 4718 and H.R. 5016. Later they continued work on amendments to H.R. 4923, a bill that would provide appropriations for energy and water programs…92 views