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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.  The House passed S. 178, Human Trafficking, 420-3. Members voted 387-35 to adopt H.R. 2353, a bill to extend the Highway Trust Fund by…

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    House Session

    Members debated H.R. 240, which would provide funding for the Department of Homeland Security through the end of fiscal year 2015. Amendments were offered to defund President…

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held a ceremonial swearing-in for members of the 114th Congress. 

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    Economy and Treasury Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He said he was not happy with the budget deficit but that the priority should be on…

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal

    Mary Jo White testified on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She said her agency’s budget request boosts funding in critical areas…

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    Federal Communications Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations

    Tom Wheeler and Ajit Pai testified about the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). FCC Chair Wheeler conveyed his commitment to keeping the…

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    National Drug Control Policy Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Michael Botticelli testified on his Office of National Drug Control Policy agency’s $25.4 billion fiscal year budget request. Director Botticelli also spoke about his…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight

    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen and two other IRS officials testified at an oversight hearing of the agency. Topics included the IRS fiscal year 2015 budget and the…

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    Transportation Funding

    Representative Tom Graves (R-GA) talked about his bill, the Transportation Empowerment Act. Following his remarks he participated in a panel discussion with Emily Goff and Ken Orski.…

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    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. H.R. 687 - Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Paul…

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    Federal Spending and Health Care Law Funding

    Representative Tom Graves (R-GA) and other congressional Republicans talked about the provision to de-fund the Affordable Care Act included in the House continuing resolution to fund the…

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    Tea Party Rally Against IRS Practices

    Members of Congress joined with tea party activists in an “Audit the IRS” rally at the West Front of the Capitol, to protest alleged abuses by the Internal Revenue Service. The…

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    House Session

    Continue Consideration of H.R. 1947 - Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas / Agriculture Committee) The Rule…

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    IRS Scrutiny of Non-profit Organizations

    Danny Werfel and and J. Russell George testified about revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied additional scrutiny to groups applying for tax-exempt status that had…

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    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session, Part 1

    Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 701 - To amend a provision of the Securities Act of 1933 directing the SEC to add a particular class of securities to those…

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

    Mary Jo White testified on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) fiscal year 2014 budget request.

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    House Mock Swearing-In Ceremony, Part 1

    House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Representative Tom Graves on Highway and Transit Programs

    Representative Tom Graves (R-GA) talked about his legislation, the Transportation Empowerment Act of 2011, that which would eliminate federal highway and mass transit programs and give…

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