The measure cleared the House Judiciary Committee via voice vote.
The legislation gives growers incentives to replace trees decimated by a bacterial disease.
Bill would phase out use of killer whales in captivity.
Reps. Jim Langevin and Michael McCaul blasted the advocacy groups.
Oppponents of the "Waters of the U.S." rule were three votes shy in the Senate.
The bipartisan measure cleared the Judiciary Committee by a 15-5 tally.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is marking up the sentencing bill today.
The group's website parodies the movie "Goodfellas."
House lawmakers have introduced legislation to make student loans more affordable.Reps. Jared Polis...
Advocates said the law last reauthorized in 2002 reduced the number of youth in juvy.
The pope's calls for criminal justice reform could give marijuana advocates an unlikely ally.
Rep. Scott Garrett's bill would open up meetings of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
The regulations represent the central pillars of Obama’s climate change initiative.
The new Speaker is seen as an ally to lawmakers and advocates pushing to overhaul sentencing and...
Democrats want to repeal a ban on researching causes of gun violence.
Opponents say the bill puts asbestos victims at risk.
Joaquín Castro's legislation would replace the term with "undocumented foreign national."
Sen. Ted Cruz said he could not support a bill that releases dangerous criminals from prison.
About 75 percent of schools reported at least one benefit from the program.
A prominent gun control group is raising questions about his record on guns.
"This is not controversial stuff," said Rep. Luis Gutiérrez. "It's basic human rights for children."
The two senators say the tougher punishments are necessary.
Sen. John Hoeven is angling toward introducing a bill that would bar state labeling mandates.
Senate Republicans began weeding through “layer upon layer upon layer” of federal rules Wednesday...