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U.S. Rep. Green will headline San Antonio conference on power transmission
U.S. Rep. Gene Green will headline the power-transmission conference TransForum Texas on Jan. 30 in San Antonio as keynote speaker.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Congressman Green Announces a $215K Grant to Help Construct a Senior Living Project in Houston
Houston --> HOUSTON , Nov. 25 -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas , a district bank in the Federal Home Loan Bank System , issued the following news release: Congressman Gene Green joined Amegy Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas in announcing a $215,000 Affordable Housing Program grant to Avenue Community Development Corporation .
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Four More Congressman Join Coalition
Four Members of the House of Representatives have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Biden's Visit to Port of Houston
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Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Bill Would Speed Up Pipeline Approval
A House subcommittee on Wednesday advanced legislation that aims to speed up the government's review of pipelines and power lines that cross U.S. borders into Mexico and Canada, over the objections of environmentalists and the Obama administration.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Senate passes bill to boost oversight of compounding pharmacies
Congress today took the final step in approving a bill that will put in place new federal standards for pharmaceutical compounders, something drug safety advocates have been calling for since a devastating fungal meningitis outbreak last year claimed at least 64 lives and sickened hundreds of others, at least two in Texas.
The week ahead: House GOP revives energy battles with Obama
House Republicans will take aim this week at White House environmental and energy policies.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Biden to visit port en route to Panama Canal
Vice President Joe Biden will showcase the importance the Port of Houston plays in the "lifeblood of the American economy" during a visit to the sprawling complex on Monday, a senior White House official said Friday.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Texas delegation stands divided on president's ACA repair job
Texas Republican lawmakers dismissed President Obama's announcement of an administrative fix for the Affordable Care Act as too little too late, calling for the president to cease his efforts and just let the health care law die.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Univision 45 hosts Affordable Health Care Act event
The Event is Taking Place on November 16th at the George R. Brown Convention Center, and will consist of a Town Hall Meeting, Information Booths and Enrollment Registration KXLN will host an informational event about the Affordable Health Care Act aka 'Obamacare.'
Off the Kuff
What next in Pasadena?
After all of the votes were counted in Tuesday's Charter Amendment election, Proposition One: "Shall the City Charter be amended to replace the current Council election system, which consists of a Mayor and eight Councilmembers elected from single-member Districts, with a Council with a Mayor, six Councilmembers elected from single-member ... (more)
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Congress Seen Debating Oil Exports While Wary of Gas Cost
Congress probably will consider loosening restrictions on U.S. oil exports, though a push by industry to sell more crude overseas will be resisted by members concerned about the impact on gasoline prices, lawmakers said.
White House sidesteps on legislative efforts formalize ObamaCare pledge
The White House on Tuesday refused to state its position on legislative proposals aimed at formalizing President Obama's promise that people who like their existing coverage should be allowed to keep it under the new health care law.