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1 hr ago | PennLive.com

How will your legislators vote on Perry's medical marijuana bill? Some in midstate remain wary

Mechanicsburg residents Mark and Deb Knecht, in khakis and floral scarf, talk with Philip Gattone, president and CEO of the National Epilepsy Foundation, Monday after a press conference in which Rep. Scott Perry announced legislation to legalize a form of marijuana treatment for seizures.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Seizures

9 hrs ago | The Hill

The Washington, D.C. common sense test

I'd like you to join with me in recognizing William H. Gray III and his service by supporting a bill to rename 30th Street Station in Philadelphia as the "William H. Gray III 30th Street Station."

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, us Travel, Travel

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Behavioral health building planned

Navy veteran Barni Hodossy of Shirleysburg, who was a radio operator in the Mediterranean during the 1980s, has fought with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and bi-polar disorders and cocaine abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Air Line Pilot

ALPA News Release

ALPA Applauds House Actions to Restore Airfare Transparency Lawmakers pass legislation to make airfare's hidden fees & taxes visible to consumers.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Daily Herald

House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares

In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Peter DeFazio, Democrat

USA Today

House approves bill to drop taxes from airline ads

The House approved legislation Monday to allow airlines to advertise ticket prices without including federal taxes.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

RedState

US Chamber of Commerce is not winning

The US Chamber of Commerce has for years viewed the GOP as its personal political party.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

Business Wire

Airlines for America Applauds House Action to Increase Airfare Transparency

"Today's vote is welcome news for airline customers who deserve to know how much of their advertised ticket price is due to rapidly increasing federal taxes," said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Peter DeFazio, Frank LoBiondo, Rick Larsen, Representative Tom Graves

Fri Jul 25, 2014

GantDaily.com

Thompson to Host Women in Agriculture Rally, Dinner with Corbett

U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson will lead a farm rally and free dinner reception in support of women in agriculture and farmers of Pennsylvania, featuring keynote speaker Gov. Tom Corbett on July 31, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Haines Family Farm in Shade Gap, Huntingdon County.

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Related Topix: Representative Glenn Thompson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Agriculture, Science, Thompson, PA, Pennsylvania

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Graves Tipped To Run Crucial House Panel

A source tells The Daily Beast that Rep. Sam Graves will be the next chair of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Sam Graves

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Young Republican chair Josh Bussard leaves group

CHAMBERSBURG>> Josh Bussard, former chairman of the Franklin County Young Republicans, has left the group and registered as a Libertarian.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Franklin County, PA, Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Fleet Owner Magazine

House passes short-term highway fix

An eight-month extension of highway and transit spending and more money to keep the highway trust fund solvent moved closer to enactment June 15 as the U.S. House of Representatives passed such legislation by a vote of 367 to 55. The bill also would continue the funding authority for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate

Construction Equipment

House Passes Highway Trust Fund Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, legislation that extends federal surface transportation programs and ensures the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Slate Magazine

We Didn't Build That

The Chamber of Commerce is headquartered in a stately 89-year-old building that faces the White House across LaFayette Square.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pete Sessions, Representative Tom Graves

Roll Call

An Earmark Revival? 'Suggestion' Earns Bipartisan Praise

Earmarks - money in authorization or appropriations bills that was targeted to benefit a specific congressional district or a particular project - were banned by the House in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Representative James Lankford, Michael Burgess

WTOC-TV Savannah

Deadline approaches for Congress to move highway funding

Unless Congress extends funding to the Federal Highway Trust Fund by Aug. 1, the Department of Transportation says it will have to pull back on funding for state highway and bridge projects.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Politico

Pay up: House GOP cash woes prompt dues crackdown

House Republicans, so worried that a swelling cash deficit will keep them from making big gains this November, have begun cracking down on dozens of lawmakers who haven't paid dues crucial to the party's campaign accounts.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Charles Boustany, Bob Goodlatte

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bellingham Herald

House, Senate propose quick fix for highway trust fund; business, others want real fix

"Our message to Congress is simple," said Pete Ruane, president and CEO the American Road and Transportation Builders Association.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Orrin Hatch, Senator Tom Carper

USA Today

Rep. Gowdy is a draw on GOP campaign trailRep. Gowdy is a draw on GOP ...

Rep. Trey Gowdy traveled the mid-Atlantic region the past three months campaigning for fellow GOP lawmakers, a sign that the leader of the House investigation into the Benghazi terrorist attacks has become a popular political draw.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Patrick McHenry, Representative Mark Meadows

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Roll Call

GOP Plan to Save Highway Trust Fund May Win By Default

Camp, R-Mich., and Levin, D-Mich., preside over a Ways and Means Committee meeting The House Republican plan to prevent, through the middle of next year, the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund is drawing grumbles from both the left and the right, but there is increasing recognition that Congress has little choice but to enact it, or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Default, Pop/Rock, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, John Boehner

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