Saturday Jun 15
Dodd-Frank's immigration lessons
The Senate's floor debate on immigration reform is testing its ability to reach agreement in an era of bitterly divided government.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Insurance News Net
Producer Licensing Reform Passes Key Senate Committee
It's off to the U.S. Senate - finally - for the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers Reform Act of 2013, which cleared a key committee June 6. You could almost hear the brokerage and financial advisor community leap for joy - or was it a sigh of relief? "It's less red tape to be licensed in multiple states," Jill Hoffman, assistant ... (more)
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
SNAP Decision: Starve the PoorCuts would impact Texans in need
On May 15, by a vote of 36-10, the U.S. House Agriculture Committee passed its version of the 2013 farm bill: House Resolution 1947, or the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act .
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
House passes bill that would exempt foreign trades
The U.S. House passed legislation Wednesday that would exempt the trading of derivatives from federal oversight if it occurs outside the United States.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Texas Tech Expert Testifies Before Congress: Public Misinformation Is ...
As victims try to untangle their lives left behind in the wake of Oklahoma's recent deadly tornadoes, a Texas Tech University wind engineer commends the work of forecasters on tracking and locating storms, but urges that a more consistent message to the public regarding reaction and response.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Four area students selected for service academies
Congressman Randy Neugebauer announced students from the 19th Congressional District of Texas selected for admission to the U.S. service academies.
Fri May 31, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Lawmakers' Farm Subsidies Draw Focus
Fifteen members of Congress received federal agricultural subsidies in 2012, according to data released Friday, mostly from a program that could soon be eliminated by legislation now before the Senate.
Tue May 28, 2013
Help After Disaster: Who Should Pay?
With the unbelievable scenes of destruction in Moore, Oklahoma and West, Texas we have been told that the cost to rebuild may run into the billions for such events.
Fri May 24, 2013
Trade sanctions loom after U.S. updates meat rules
Large trade sanctions on U.S. exports could be coming as the result of new rules on meat labeling made official on Friday.
Wed May 22, 2013