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Rep. Marcia Fudge calls GOP lawsuit against President Obama an "abuse of power"
Warrensville Heights Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge, who chairs the Congressional Black Caucus, denounced a prospective GOP lawsuit against President Obama in a House of Representatives floor speech.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
House holds clean water affordability hearing; Springfield testifies on planning proposal
July 25, 2014 -- Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment held a hearing to examine the status of the Environmental Protection Agency's Integrated Planning Framework , as well as the legislative efforts being made to supplement the approach and promote clean water affordability issues.
Ben Venue Laboratories, on the verge of closing months ago, getting a new owner
The Boehringer Ingelheim Group of Companies announced Thursday that it had entered into an agreement with Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC to sell Ben Venue's facilities, site and related assets to the London-based multinational pharmaceutical company.
The Columbus Dispatch
Ohioans in Congress back bills to fight addiction
If there's any indication that the Ohio congressional delegation is concerned about the state's opioid epidemic, it might be this: Within the past week, four Ohio lawmakers have introduced or announced plans to introduce three bills aimed at addressing drug addiction.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Plain Dealer
House bill closing outdated Medicaid drug-treatment loophole needs bipartisan backing: editorial
U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat, has introduced an overdue piece of legislation aimed at the heroin scourge.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Seven Hills Sightings: city ranked among top for ownership in Ohio
NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently scouted out Ohio for some of the best cities to live in.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The push to get minorities to vote led to bloodshed, death in the 1960s
As a child of the 1960s and born in the bowels of Mississippi, Mount Pocono resident Lamar Thomas Sr. said he remembers well the climate in which blacks were severely oppressed and any attempts by minorities to vote literally meant death.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Dimora tries to take his case to the U.S. Supreme Court
Jimmy Dimora, when he was still a Cuyahoga County commissioner and one of the most powerful Democratic politicians in Ohio.
Regional News Stories: New Legislation Looks To Increase Treatment...
A nationwide opiate epidemic has left area treatment centers with long patient waiting lists.
New plan to fight heroin addiction announced
New plan to fight heroin addiction announced A new proposal to fight the heroin epidemic in northeast Ohio was announced Friday morning.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Senators urge U.S. Labor chief to intervene in Delphi pension issue
A group of Congress members asked U.S. Secretary Thomas Perez to intervene and require the government's pension insurer to quickly make determinations on the value of pensions for 20,000 Delphi Corp. salaried retirees.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Hispanic Caucus Lobbying to Block Trafficking Change
Liberals are doubling down on their efforts to fight for passage of what they call a "clean" supplemental, as some of their colleagues signal they are open to making concessions.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Boehner drafts lawsuit against Obama
"The Constitution states that the president must faithfully execute the laws, and spells out that only the Legislative Branch has the power to legislate," Boehner said in a statement.
The Wichita Eagle
Boehner drafts lawsuit against Obama
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, gestures as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 10, 2014, during a news conference.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Facebook tips from Sweet Moses, Cleveland Whiskey, Carol and John's Comic Books Shop and Fear Experience Haunted House
The best way for small businesses to reach potential customers is by being on the phones consumers are carrying around in their back pockets and checking several times a day.
Martin and Coretta King awarded Congressional Gold Medal
During a recent ceremony on Capitol Hill, lawmakers from the United States Senate and House of Representatives celebrated the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Dr. Martin Luther King and wife Coretta receive Congressional Gold Medal
One week ago Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and wife Coretta Scott King received the Congressional Gold Medal , the nation's highest civilian honor.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Black Voice News
Martin and Coretta King Awarded Congressional Gold Medal
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON - During a recent ceremony on Capitol Hill, lawmakers from the United States Senate and House of Representatives celebrated the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Black Democrats Tell Cochran: We Own You
Nothing in life is free. And now that Sen. Thad Cochran was able to narrowly beat his Tea Party rival, due to thousands of black Democrats who crossed party lines to vote in the GOP primary runoff, his new constituency is looking to cash in on their influence.
Blacks to ThadCochran: You owe us
Thad Cochran won a primary runoff by turning out the black vote. Now they are asking - what are you going to do for us? Already the members of the Congressional Black Caucus are talking about what they want Cochran to do.