Thursday Aug 14
Courthouse News Service
Fees Denied to Foes of Texas Voter ID Law
Opponents of Texas' Voter ID law will not recover attorneys' fees because their court challenge did not stop the law from taking effect, a federal judge ruled.
Dems criticize 'lawless' Texas militias
In a letter to Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, the lawmakers warn that the presence of the vigilantes - many clad in military-style fatigues and carrying assault rifles - will only exacerbate the problems facing authorities as they try to manage the wave of child migrants who have crossed into the state in recent months.
Bipartisan group headed to Texas border
A bipartisan group of lawmakers representing both the House and Senate are set to launch the long August recess with a trip to the southern border.
Boehner v. Obama: House Approves Resolution to Sue President
In a partisan vote that marks a new escalation in the Republican confrontation with President Obama , the House of Representatives approved a resolution to authorize Speaker John Boehner to initiate litigation against the president.
U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey Introduces Legislation to Protect Victims of Notario Fraud
On Monday, July 28, 2014, Congressman Marc Veasey unveiled H.R. 5228, the Notario Victim Relief Act to assist immigrants who have been victims of fraudulent immigration practices.