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$1.9 trillion relief package ball now in Senate’s court as Democrats eye March 14 deadline

Democratic efforts to push a $1.9 trillion package through Congress to offset the coronavirus pandemic’s economic impact switch to the Senate this week, as a key deadline looms in the middle of the month.

marketwatch.com ,  12min 0
$1.9 trillion relief package ball now in Senate’s court as Democrats eye March 14 deadline

Voting bill would see biggest changes in decades

WASHINGTON — As Congress begins debate this week on sweeping voting and ethics legislation, Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: If signed into law, it would usher in the biggest overhaul of U.S. elections law in at least a generation.

limaohio.com ,  13min 0
Voting bill would see biggest changes in decades

Four pro-life bills pass Montana Senate, one step closer to becoming law

The Montana Senate advanced four pro-life bills on Friday, February 26, after each bill also passed the House.According to Montana Public Radio, each bill passed along party lines.

liveaction.org ,  18min 0
Four pro-life bills pass Montana Senate, one step closer to becoming law

North Dakota Lawmaker: I Moved Desks to Escape GOP Colleague’s Harassment

State Rep. Luke Simons faces calls for his resignation after multiple staff members and interns accused the Republican of sexual harassment and making inappropriate comments.

thedailybeast.com ,  26min 0
North Dakota Lawmaker: I Moved Desks to Escape GOP Colleague’s Harassment

Two months: 45 cops shot, 13 ambushed, 11 died

As the House begins work today on a liberal police reform bill that those in blue view as a frontal attack, the top cop union is reminding the public that it is police who are under fire and need protection -- not restrictions.

washingtonexaminer.com ,  26min 0
Two months: 45 cops shot, 13 ambushed, 11 died

USTMA joins coalition supporting passage of Equality Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), National Association of Manufacturers and National Retail Federation have joined a group of 50 trade associations urging passage of a U.S. House Resolution that aims to outlaw discriminatory practices toward individuals because of their gender or sexual identity.

tirebusiness.com ,  26min 0
USTMA joins coalition supporting passage of Equality Act

Legislators Seek to End Subsidies for Unreliable Energy

After blackouts shut down power across the state, State Sen. Bob Hall (R–Rockwall) and State Rep. Bryan Slaton (R–Royse City) have filed legislation aimed at ensuring fair competition regarding energy production in Texas.

texasscorecard.com ,  27min 0
Legislators Seek to End Subsidies for Unreliable Energy

Washington State House Passes Bill to Prohibit No-Knock Warrants and Limit Federal Militarization of Police

OLYMPIA, Wash. (March 1, 2021) – On Friday, the Washington state House passed a bill that would prohibit no-knock warrants and put limits on state and local law enforcement agencies’ ability to acquire certain military equipment from federal programs.

blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com ,  36min 0
Washington State House Passes Bill to Prohibit No-Knock Warrants and Limit Federal Militarization of Police

House bill would require students to take a financial literacy course to graduate

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The House Commerce and Economic Development Committee is slated to hear a bill about adding financial literacy credits to school.

krqe.com ,  38min 0
House bill would require students to take a financial literacy course to graduate

White House backs bill to expand voting rights, curb gerrymandering

The White House on Monday formally threw its backing behind a massive voting rights bill that seeks to shore up voting rights and limit gerrymandering ahead of the 2021 redistricting cycle.

thehill.com ,  39min 0
White House backs bill to expand voting rights, curb gerrymandering

House Passes Massive $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Relief Bill

In a major win for the American people, the house passed President Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill.The Democratic-controlled House voted 219 to 212 in favor of the package early Saturday morning following a long day of debates.

wfxb.com ,  41min 0
House Passes Massive $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Relief Bill

Capitol Briefs: House considers multijurisdictional law enforcement evaluation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— A bill seeking to evaluate statewide data sharing for law enforcement is on deck in the Missouri Legislature this year.

themissouritimes.com ,  43min 0
Capitol Briefs: House considers multijurisdictional law enforcement evaluation

Covid-19 relief bill could mean more PPP loan changes

The Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program could see another set of changes if provisions from the House-passed Covid-19 relief bill become law.

bizjournals.com ,  44min 0
Covid-19 relief bill could mean more PPP loan changes

Last Night Marked End to 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference

Last night marked the finale to the Conservative Political Action Conference and here were the main takeaways from the event…First making headlines on Friday was Sen. Ted Cruz’s passionate speech.

wfxb.com ,  44min 0
Last Night Marked End to 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference

Biden Rocks Republicans With Support For Bill To Kill Gerrymandering

The White House announced President Biden’s support of the For The People Act, which is a sweeping set of reforms to protect democracy and end gerrymandering as we know it.

politicususa.com ,  44min 0
Biden Rocks Republicans With Support For Bill To Kill Gerrymandering

House committee will hear bill to create new economic bureaucracy

Tomorrow afternoon, the House Labor, Veterans’, and Military Affairs Committee will hear HB 237, the Workforce and Economic Prosperity Act.Contrary to its title, this bill would greatly hinder the advancement of prosperity.

errorsofenchantment.com ,  45min 0
House committee will hear bill to create new economic bureaucracy

Monroe candidates step up for 112th House seat vacated by Sredzinski

MONROE — Republican Town Councilman Tony Scott and Democratic Board of Education member Nick Kapoor are vying for the 112th House seat recently vacated by JP Sredzinski.Gov.

stamfordadvocate.com ,  52min 0
Monroe candidates step up for 112th House seat vacated by Sredzinski

Senate Democrats consider changes to House virus relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats considered reshaping parts of the House-passed COVID-19 relief bill on Monday, as party leaders hoping to salvage a minimum wage increase abandoned one proposal aimed at pressuring big companies to boost workers’ pay.

pbs.org ,  57min 0
Senate Democrats consider changes to House virus relief bill

Read U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on House passage of Equality Act

In the Senate, Baldwin introduced the Equality Act of 2021 with Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Cory Booker (D-NJ).Yesterday, U.S.

sdlgbtn.com ,  59min 0
Read U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on House passage of Equality Act

Read U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on House passage of Equality Act

In the Senate, Baldwin introduced the Equality Act of 2021 with Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Cory Booker (D-NJ).Yesterday, U.S.

sdlgbtn.com ,  59min 0
Read U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on House passage of Equality Act