The measure to streamline jobs programs passed the House 415-6 and the Senate 95-3.
The House on Wednesday rejected 110-310 a proposal to eliminate all funding for Department of Energy programs to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Kristina Wong 07/09/14 05:49 PM EDT
Under sequestration, the Pentagon faces $500 billion in cuts over the next decade.
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said Wednesday that colleagues who don’t see the economic benefits of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank frustrate her.
The Georgia Republican will replace incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he could not support President Obama’s proposal to address the influx of undocumented children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border because it doesn’t actually solve the problem.
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) on Tuesday argued that illegal immigrants are causing income inequality in the U.S.
The bipartisan measure aims to preserve federal lands for hunting, fishing and shooting.
Laura Barron-Lopez 07/09/14 12:46 PM EDT
The House bill includes measures limiting enforcement of EPA regs.
The Senate voted 71-26 for his nomination as secretary of Housing and Urban Development.