- GOP-run Senate panel takes on Obama environmental rules Updated: Jun-18-15 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON - Republicans controlling a powerful Senate committee moved Thursday to block Obama administration initiatives to curb global warming, issue new clean water rules and regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal land.
- Senate passes amendment to ban torture as US policy Updated: Jun-16-15 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Tuesday reaffirmed a ban against torturing detainees and moved ahead on a more than $600 billion defense policy bill that is entangled in a broader fight in Congress about caps on Pentagon and non-military spending.
- Regular session ends with SC budget package far from done Updated: Jun-06-15 11:15 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - While the South Carolina Legislature's regular session is officially over, the work is far from done.