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Stories with person: Hal Rogers
  • 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 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.