Tuesday Mar 4
Bulgaria Weighs Dependence on Russian Energy
Reuters - Bulgaria, heavily dependant on Russia for gas and oil, will estimate its own reserves and seek alternatives to cope with any worsening of the Ukrainian crisis, it said on Tuesday.
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Tuesday Mar 4
Heavy Duty Trucking
House Bill Seeks to Increase U.S. Port Activity
Congressman Jim McDermott, D-Wash., has introduced The Maritime Goods Movement Act for the 21st Century, H.R. 4105.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Hillary Clinton Gets Advice on Congress
That's some of the advice offered by the staff of the Clinton health policy team as it tried to build support in Congress for the health care overhaul.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
His Serious Tax Bill Just Wasn't Made for These Times
Rep. Dave Camp , chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, proposes restructuring the U.S. tax code in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 26 The biggest surprise about the tax-reform plan unveiled Wednesday by Republican Representative David Camp of Michigan isn't his proposal to curb the mortgage-interest deduction, levy a surtax on the wealthy, or ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Dems get fodder in Camp tax plan
His long-awaited tax reform bill set for release Wednesday will include something to offend seemingly everyone: manufacturers, the poor, Wall Street banks, governors and deficit hawks.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
U.S. Reps. Reichert, McDermott take testimony in Auburn about the scourge of human sex trafficking
U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Auburn, left, and U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Seattle listen and respond to accounts of the latest efforts in Washington State to prevent and address child sex trafficking.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Democratic House Leadership Does Not Want TPP to Undermine Public Health
The TPP is a multilateral free trade agreement currently being negotiated by Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam .
In Our View/Rep. Doc Hastings retires: The legacy of a conservative
The retirement of Washington Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Pasco, marks a fault in the state's political landscape.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Child sex trafficking: Where Congress should work together
A new bipartisan bill that will make states take steps to identify, prevent and deal with sex trafficking of kids in foster care will be introduced in Congress tomorrow, U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., announced Thursday.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
House Votes to Undo Mil Pension Cuts (which it just passed) by Extending Sequestration
Yesterday, the House passed a bill to undo the cuts to military pensions from the Murray-Ryan budget deal and to pay for this change by extending sequestration cuts to mandatory spending under Medicare for an additional year, to 2024 instead of 2023.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Gambling industry fights self on Internet gambling
The latest evidence of the split came Monday as the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling launched the first commercial in a six-figure campaign warning of the dangers of legalized Internet gambling.