Your Search Returned 174 tagged news reports
N.J. (AP) A New Jersey Senate panel is considering a bill that would make online harassment a crime. The Budget Committee is scheduled to vote on the proposal after a public hearing Thursday. The bill specifies that cyber-harassment occurs when
A Senate panel on Thursday advanced Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, setting up a final vote in the full Senate after lawmakers return from a two-week Thanksgiving break. The Senate Banking Committee approved her nomination on a
A Senate panel has approved legislation designed to ensure an array of veterans programs are exempt from the threat of any future government shutdown. Health care delivered through the Department of Veterans Affairs was unaffected during last month's
Postal Service is facing financial disaster, and resolving it could require an emergency rate increase, Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe told a Senate panel Thursday. "The Postal Service, as it exists today, is financially unstable," he told the
Senate panel has approved a measure defining a journalist, which had been an obstacle to broader legislation to protect reporters and the news media from revealing their sources. The Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 on Thursday for a compromise worked
Italy's supreme court Thursday defended its decision to uphold the tax fraud conviction of Silvio Berlusconi, saying the evidence was clear that the former premier had devised a scheme to help his media empire pay less tax. As required by law, Italy'
Todd Jones to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) cleared a key Senate panel Thursday, setting up a potential floor fight with Republican opponents. The 10-8 party-line vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee
A Senate panel has approved a bill that would ban job discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The measure won support from all the Democrats and three Republicans on the 22-member committee, signaling it has a strong chance of
The barrage of criticism that greeted the recent report of the Senate's Joint Committee on Defence and Army, Police Affairs and National Security and Intelligence that investigated April's alleged massacre by security agencies in Baga town of Borno
Ore. (AP) An Oregon Senate committee heard public testimony Thursday on proposals to increase state revenue and cut taxes for certain business owners, a move that signals potential progress toward a budget compromise that could end weeks of stalemate.