Tuesday Dec 3
Whose District Is It Anyway?
The first years after the decennial redistricting can be confusing for everyone.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Postal Service Abandons Plan to Sell Historic Chelsea Post Office, Pols Say
According to Congressman Jerrold Nadler, one of the politicians who fought against the controversial sale, the Postal Service has given up on selling the Old Chelsea Station at 217 W. 18th St. as a way of raising much-needed cash.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
House panel approves bill targeting patent trolls
A U.S. House of Representatives committee has approved legislation aimed at making it more difficult for so-called patent trolls to use infringement lawsuits against other businesses.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Durbin: No sex or drugs in the real 'Alpha House'
Sen. Dick Durbin says his real-life living situation with three other lawmakers was hardly as dramatic as Hollywood may make it out to be.
Hypercompetitive Pols Dominate N.Y. Dem Bench
New York Democrats doubt Rangel, one of the oldest members of the state's delegation, will step aside anytime soon.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Daily Breeze
Eye on Congress: How South Bay legislators voted over the previous week
Realigning Mississippi Judicial District: The House has passed a bill , sponsored by Rep. Howard Coble, R-N.C., that would adjust the structure of the southern federal judicial district in Mississippi by realigning the district's four geographical divisions and changing the placement of the courts for the four divisions.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Trust frays between Obama, Democrats
When Denis McDonough stepped onto House Democrats' turf on Thursday, he was armed only with a PowerPoint presentation on fixing Obamcare's website and talking points about the president's proposal allowing people to keep their health care plans.
Sandy recovery now focused on weathering next big storm
A year after Superstorm Sandy swept across the Northeast, disrupting more than half the nation's transit service, most critical repairs are done and the focus now is on safeguarding the area against another big storm, federal officials told lawmakers Thursday.
The American Prospect
Gillibrand Steps Up for Working Women
The proposed FAMILY Act includes many provisions that could revolutionize paid leave on the federal level ... if anyone in Congress would pass it.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Huffington Post
Republicans Seek More HealthCare.gov Testimony From White House
Representative Darrell Issa, a Republican from California, refers to a document while he chairs a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
New York Daily News
Lawmakers want new City Controller to audit NYCHA
Rep. Yvette Clarke, Democrat of Brooklyn, was among a host of lawmakers who called on the incoming City Controller to audit the New York City Housing Authority.
The Hudson Reporter
Sires introduces recommendations for bipartisan panel on freight rail
Rep. Albio Sires joined his colleagues to introduce the final recommendations of the specially appointed bi-partisan "Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation."