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House panel discusses fixing 'abuses' by BLM, Forest Service land managers
Scott Streater, E&E reporterE&E Daily: Friday, July 25, 2014
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2015 - A frustrated group of House Republicans from California today declared drought relief legislation for their parched state dead for the year.
His Holiness Pope Francis of the Holy See has accepted an invitation to address Congress on September 24, 2015. The Joint Meeting will begin promptly at 10 a.m. ET. Following the address, Pope Francis will make a brief public appearance on the steps of the U.S. Capitol facing the West Lawn.
Western Sierra Medical Clinic has been approved as a registered health care provider for the Veterans Choice Program.
Clinic officials began offering the closer-to-home health services last week to veterans in the region.
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2015 - House Republicans ignored a White House veto threat and passed a drought relief bill that's sure to face staunch opposition in the Senate. The vote was 245-176 with only five Democrats voting for approval.
Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are trading barbs over competing legislation to address drought impacts in California.
California lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are mostly talking at each other as they tout competing measures aimed at easing impacts from the state’s historic drought.
<p>Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) is a co-sponsor of HR-45 that would repeal the Obama Healthcare Takeover. Obamacare increase taxes, healthcare costs, removes choice and will inject the IRS into the lives of Americans to an even greater extent. Now is the time to repeal the law.</p>
<p>Representative Doug LaMalfa spoke on the House floor in favor of the Full Faith and Credit Act which would ensure America does not default on its debt. The bill ensures that mandatory spending items are paid first with incoming tax receipts in order to remove the threat of a government shutdown.</p>
<p>Representative Doug LaMalfa criticized the poor handling of the FAA sequester cuts by the Obama Administration. Despite having latitude to make reductions in low priority spending the administration forced a less than 5% budget reduction to impact 40% of all flights in the country.</p>