- 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.
- New call center in Somerset to bring 150 jobs Updated: Jun-02-15 4:13 am
SOMERSET, Kentucky - A new customer service call center is planned for Somerset, creating 150 jobs.