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Jeff Sessions: Senate GOP toFilibuster Paul Ryan s Budget Deal
Sen. Jeff Sessions , the ranking GOP member of the Senate Budget Committee, said Thursday that Senate Republicans plan to filibuster the budget deal that House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan cut with Senate Budget Committee chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray .
7 hrs ago
The Failure of Progressivism
Investor's Business Daily in a recent editorial reported that the federal government "has spent $3.7 trillion on welfare in the past five years, with virtually nothing to show for it."
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Reaction: Boeing's plan to establish $6M research center is...
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Boeing's decision to launch a $6 million research and technology center and bring between 300 and 400 high-paying engineering jobs to Madison County represents a new era of "technological depth in Huntsville," Mayor Tommy Battle said Thursday afternoon.
Dead Horse Or Real Scandal? Making Sense Of SolarCity's Lingering Financial Questions
Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama has opened up an investigation into the financing practices of solar developers like SolarCity.
Boeing picks Huntsville for research center
Boeing said it is restructuring its research and development unit, and it is locating research centers in Huntsville, St. Louis, Mo.; Seattle, Wash., southern California, and North Charleston, S.C. Boeing vice president Greg Hyslop said the reorganization is designed to better meet the needs of the company's customers for new technology that can be ... (more)
Sessions Blasts Budget Deal
An Alabama lawmaker criticized the bipartisan budget deal. Sen. Jeff Sessions Thursday called the deal "a fee increase to fuel a spending increase."
House Republicans get behind budget agreement
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, joined by House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes reporters' questions, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, as House Republicans signaled support for a budget deal worked out yesterday between Ryan and Senate Budget Committee Chair Rep. Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Miami Herald
Senate's top Budget Republican will oppose bipartisan deal
Sen. Jeff Sessions, the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, said Wednesday he will oppose the bipartisan budget deal.
Washington lawmakers ramp up the pressure to keep Boeing in the state
In a Dec. 9 letter to Boeing leadership, the bipartisan delegation that includes Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and 10 Representatives touts the state's history with Boeing and its plans for the future.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Congressional negotiators reach budget deal, but House conservatives could scuttle it
'Compromise has been a dirty word': Congressional negotiators reach two-year budget deal, but House conservatives could still scuttle it over $1 TRILLION price tag Obama wants the compromise to succeed, calling it a 'balanced' approach, a code word usually referring to new sources of government revenue The last time a divided U.S. Congress passed a ... (more)
Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact
OCTOBER 17: Members of the bipartisan budget conference Sen. Jeff Sessions , Rep. Paul Ryan , Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Chris Van Hollen discuss their initial meeting at the U.S. Capitol October 17, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Conservative Groups Try to Kill Emerging Budget Agreement
An array of powerful outside conservative groups have united to tank the emerging budget deal being negotiated by party leaders.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama's Congressional members comparing health insurance plans
Many of Alabama's members of Congress are enrolling in private health insurance plans purchased through online marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, according to a survey of their offices.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Michelle Gillett The other side of 3-D printing
'Generations Day" at my grandchildren's school in Berkeley is one of my favorite days of the year.
Huntsville is 'rightly on Boeing's short list of destinations,' according to Sen. Jeff...
Boeing couldn't find a better home for its 777X plant than North Alabama, Alabama lawmaker Jeff Sessions said Monday afternoon, offering praise to state officials for their work on the proposal to land the mega-facility.
What's next in the debt ceiling debate?
In January, will the federal government be shuttered again? At first thought, it seems inconceivable that Congress would want to go through another protracted fight like the one that shut things down for 16 days in October.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
House-Senate budget committee reportedly close to deal, cuts would offset sequestration impact
The bipartisan House-Senate budget committee is close to a deal that would set federal spending for two years and do away with at least some sequestration cuts, according to sources close to the negotiations.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Bennington Banner
Plastic guns remain invisible, lethal, legal
For the cost of an Internet connection and some relatively cheap materials, anyone with access to a high-end 3-D printer can make a lethal handgun that can be slipped past security checkpoints -- into schools, sporting events and government offices.
National Review Online
Sessions: Obama's Concern for Income Inquality Not Compatable with Support for Amnesty
Senator Jeff Sessions said the president's speech on income inequality today was "shocking" in light of his support for a comprehensive immigration-reform plan that would almost certainly make the problem worse.
Tone deaf: Obama stakes his future on closing rich/poor economic gap, ...
In a wide-ranging economic stump speech Wednesday, President Obama focused laser-like on the growing gap between America's rich and poor, despite polling that shows hardly anyone believes it's the most pressing issue facing the U.S. The issue-pivot was an effort to help him move away from the drumbeat of criticism of his policies on health ... (more)