- House panel OKs cuts to education, boosts medical research Updated: Jun-24-15 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Republicans controlling the powerful House Appropriations panel Wednesday adopted a sweeping spending bill that seeks to protect popular programs like health research, drug treatment and AIDS prevention but slashes education grants and funding for family planning centers and community service programs.
- House bill aims for less e-cigarette regulation Updated: Jun-19-15 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON - House Republicans are pushing to ease proposed government regulations for companies that sell e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products, a move that Democrats charge could lead to unsafe products on the market.
- House panel OKs bill punishing State over Benghazi response Updated: Jun-11-15 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Over White House objections, a House panel approved a bill Thursday that withholds hundreds of millions of dollars from the State Department until it produces more documents to lawmakers investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.
- Panel passes measure cutting EPA's budget Updated: Jun-10-15 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON - A House panel passed a spending measure on Wednesday that cuts the budget at the Environmental Protection Agency by 9 percent and blocks the Obama administration from advancing new rules to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.