Wednesday Feb 19
New Nationwide 'App' Contest Open to High School Students
Congressman Jim Himes is inviting Fourth District high school students to participate in the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Academic Competition, also known as the "House App Contest."
Anti-science panel dooms Darwin Day
On this isolated workday for state employees - on Wednesday they stayed home for Lincoln's birthday, Thursday because of the snow, and Monday they celebrate President's Day - we turn our attention to a whimsical piece of legislation offered by Connecticut's Fourth District Congressman James Himes.
Yellen Sees Few Risks to Divert Fed From QE Tapering Strategy
Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen yesterday repeated the Fed's plan to scale back stimulus in "measured steps" and said that only a "notable change in the outlook" for the economy would prompt a change of course.
Darwin Day resolution introduced in 113th Congress
On Wednesday, January 29, Congressman Rush Holt introduced H.Res. 467 to the 113th Congress.
Lawmakers ask Watt to be flexible on credit scores
Jan. 14, 2014 - Four House Financial Services Committee members on Monday asked Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt to permit Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to use credit scores from more than one provider in connection with mortgage lending.