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La. (AP) Lawmakers chose one of their former staffers Wednesday to be the Louisiana Legislature 's top budget adviser for the next few months. John Carpenter was named to be interim legislative fiscal officer by a joint House and Senate budget
Associated Press / May 3, 2012 E-mail this article To: Invalid E-mail address Add a personal message: (80 character limit) Your E-mail: Invalid E-mail address Sending your article Your article has been sent...The annual North Carolina state budget
House Republican freshmen are caught between rock-solid fiscal conservatism and a political hard place. The class of 2010 that lifted the GOP to its comfortable House majority pushed the leadership to a vote Tuesday on
Follow us on National House of Representatives deputy speaker Pramono Anung said some of the much-criticized overseas travel undertaken by legislators was necessary. "We have to travel abroad to look for references when working on draft bills [on
First published 6 minutes ago Updated 6 minutes ago Rep. Chris Herrod attempted Wednesday to hijack a Senate bill aimed at imposing tougher background checks for undocumented immigrants obtaining driving privilege cards and turn the proposal into an
To me a shutdown is an admission of failure that we have not been able to come together and get our work done, Bachmann told The Hill after the caucus's first meeting of the new Congress...Bachmann's comments could boost the efforts of House
Sen. Steve Conway, D-Tacoma, introduced Senate Bill 5806, which would authorize the state to hold an annual drawing, the proceeds from which would go into a fund to benefit veterans. Rep. Jim Moeller, D-Vancouver, introduced House Bill 1963, a
Several House and Senate Democrats joined feminists at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol on Thursday to push for the introduction and passage of a constitutional amendment guaranteeing women's rights. The conference was timed to coincide
The Republican resurgence that swept so much of the country blew with less gusto in most of New England. Democrats there largely held firm against the anti-incumbent, GOP tide that was strong in the Rust Belt and South.
Missouri lawmakers are proposing dozens of ways to cut taxes, dipping further into depleted state coffers that already have made setting the state's budget difficult. Through the first half of the 2010 budget year, Missouri's tax revenues cascaded 10.