Friday Apr 18
Cross Roads News
Bill seeks honor for historic church
Congress is exploring whether the historic West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta meets the criteria for designation in the National Park System.
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Friday Apr 18
A freshman Democrat's daring move
An astonishing thing just happened. A freshman Democrat dared to say no to the state's most powerful politician, Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Congressman Scott visits Valdosta to talk about Moody
Congressman Austin Scott toured Moody Air Force base Thursday and said he hopes to bring more missions and more planes to the base.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News
Sea legs: Rep. Scott finds success in second year
Now following the end of her second-ever legislative session as a state representative, she is learning that governing sometimes involves things like stress management.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Termed-out Democrats discuss their legacies
Several Democrats will face term limits this year after many years of service, including Rep. Mark Ferrandino, the first openly gay speaker of the House, who believes that his rise to leadership oddly rested in part on the failure of a same-sex civil unions measure in 2012.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
River Cities' Reader
Botched Millionaire Tax Brings Benefits to Democrats
A long time ago I asked Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan why he never golfed at his golf-outing fundraisers.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Legislative Roundup - April 9
Michael Madigan's spokesman says the Illinois House speaker is withdrawing a plan to tax millionaires in the state.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
We Can't Stop Watching These Congressmen Babble About Nothing
On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee held a three-and-a-half-hour hearing on financial fraud and consumer protection.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
House bill aims to reauthorize CFTC with enhanced end-user protection
After several years and numerous hearings, a bill aimed at reauthorizing and revamping CFTC operations, as well as addressing outstanding end-user concerns, met approval from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture on April 9. "It is a responsible and balanced bill that improves the efficiency and accountability of the CFTC, ... (more)
Norwalk Citizen News
Illinois House leader halts millionaire tax plan
An effort to tax Illinois millionaires is on hold after the state's powerful House speaker couldn't get enough votes to push his plan through the Democratic-controlled Legislature.
My FOX Chicago
Spokesman: Madigan halting Ill. millionaires tax
Steve Brown is the Chicago Democrat's spokesman. He said Wednesday that Madigan blames Republicans who wouldn't support the proposal.
Sandy Springs Neighbor
Congressman helps reduce District 11 unemployment
Staff / Noreen Cochran. From left, District 13 U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Atlanta, and Georgia Department of Community Affairs spokeswoman Alison Tyrer at the congressional job fair in College Park.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
CFTC's Dodd-Frank Oversight Curtailed in Bipartisan Legislation
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission would face limits on its ability to impose rules on derivatives traded overseas and on manufacturers that use swaps to hedge business risks under bipartisan congressional legislation setting the scope of the agency's powers.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
State lawmakers claimed more than $1.1 million in reimbursement for working in the Capitol in 2013, a hefty increase from 2012 that was consistent with past non-election year amounts.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Rep. David Scott's Job Fair Draws Almost 10,000 Job Seekers
Employers from Vinings-based Home Depot and Smyrna-based Glock, Inc., were among the more than 100 companies present at last week's jobs fair at the Georgia International Convention Center.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Lead prosecutor in sting appears before ethics panel
The lead prosecutor in the undercover sting investigation spent nearly two hours behind closed doors Monday testifying before the House Committee on Ethics about the now-shuttered case that captured four Philadelphia legislators on tape accepting money.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Sandy Springs Neighbor
Congressman faces challenge from Democrat for seat
The race for the Democratic nomination for Georgia's 13th Congressional District in the May 20 primary finds incumbent David Scott facing a challenge from political newcomer Michael Owens of Mableton.