Critics are making a pre-emptive strike against the yet-to-be-introduced bills.
The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee approved the bill.
The bill provides schools with some flexibility in meeting rules for whole grains and sodium.
The bill reauthorizes grant funding for private and public re-entry programs.
Children have accidentally ingested the material used for e-cigarettes.
The two bills are aimed at curbing unnecessary or costly regulations.
Dozens of Democrats say independent prosecutions are needed after a officer-involved shootings.
The legislation creates a new office to oversee agency transactions.
The bill to ban the plastic beads from bath products passed the House Monday.
The plastic beads are passing through water filtration systems into lakes and streams.
Government funding expires Dec. 11.
Critics argue the bill would undo rules meant to prevent bad lending practices.
Illinois civil rights and faith leaders are pushing Sen. Mark Kirk (R) to support the criminal...
Sen. Chuck Grassley's bill passed through committee in October.
Rep. Jackie Speier warned that predatory professors discourage women from entering science fields.
Courts over the years have dismissed cases against unpaid interns alleging harassment.
The bill sets new requirements for victims of asbestos seeking compensation through the courts.
The Republican-backed bill is intended to cut down on asbestos lawsuit fraud.
The plastic beads escape water filtration systems and end up in the nation's waterways.
Legislation unveiled Wednesday follows months of intense lobbying.
The plastic beads can cause problems once they enter the water system.
Groups have met with senators this week in hopes of gaining more sponsors.
The bill directs HHS to draft guidelines for when words such as "healthy" can used.
Average time served by inmates rose from 17.9 to 37.5 months from 1988 to 2012.