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Houston among top 10 best performing American cities
A national economic report lists Houston among the top 10 best performing cities in the U.S. as thousands move in to take jobs in the expanding energy sector.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Texas reps joining caucus delegation at Mandela tribute in South Africa
Reps. Al Green and Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston will join other members of the Congressional Black Caucus in Johannesburg to pay final respects to Nelson Mandela.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
LIFE OF FORMER SOUTH AF TONIGHT, THE WORLD CONTINUES TO MOURN AND CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF FORMER SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA, WHO DIED YESTERDAY AT THE AGE OF 95. THIS IS A LOOK AT THE OUTSIDE OF HIS HOME IN JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA.
Liberal Democrats to Obama: Rule like dictator on minimum wage, deportations
It seems liberal Democrats are ready to throw the Constitution out the window and grant Obama dictatorial powers to advance his agenda, according to two stories reported in the last two days.
Photo Release -- Temenos CDC Awarded $500K Grant to Assist in the...
FHLB Dallas and Amegy Bank were joined today by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee in announcing a $500,000 Affordable Housing Program grant to Temenos Community Development Corporation to assist in the construction of an apartment complex in Houston for very low-income and homeless residents.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
House clears NAFCU-sought patent reform bill
Dec. 6, 2013 - The House on Thursday passed the NAFCU-backed "Innovation Act," H.R. 3309, by a vote of 325-91, paving the way for Senate action on the patent-reform bill.
Houstonians remember global icon Nelson Mandela
"On this sad day, the thoughts, prayers, and wishes of all Americans, and peace loving people the world over, are with Nelson Mandela and his family," said Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee.
House passes bill aimed at curbing patent trolls
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill meant to discourage so-called patent trolls from filing multiple infringement lawsuits or demanding licensing deals over the objections of some groups representing small inventors.
House votes 325-91 to pass Innovation Act, first anti-patent-troll bill
The Innovation Act, a bill with measures aimed to stop "patent troll" lawsuits, passed the US House of Representatives this morning on a 325-91 vote.
HOH: Lech Walesa Gets Another Day at the Capitol
A full house gathered in the Capitol Visitor Center auditorium Wednesday evening to see a new film about the life of Poland's transformative pro-democracy leader Lech Walesa - and to hear from the man himself.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Overnight Tech: House poised to approve patent bill
THE LEDE : Patent reform advocates are confident that the Innovation Act will pass the House Thursday without undergoing significant changes.
Media Advisory -- Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces $500K...
Please join Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, along with Amegy Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas as they present a $500,000 Affordable Housing Program grant to Temenos Community Development Corporation .
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Drew began at the group in 2008 and currently serves as its senior director of membership and information services.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
(Democrat) Senator: Sports Stadiums 'at Risk...
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse warns sports stadiums are at risk from the "sea level rise effects of climate change," and that climate change specifically threatens hockey and skiing.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
US House approves $5,000 fee for official drilling protests, less federal authority over fracking
People demonstrate in streets of Montelimar, southern France, on October 19, 2013, to protest against the exploitation of shale gas and oil.
House Passes Bills To Fine Drilling Protesters, Squelch Federal Oversight Of Fracking
The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills that would, among other things, impose a $5,000 filing fee on any individual that wanted to file an official protest of a drilling project, and take authority away from the federal government to regulate hydraulic fracturing in states that already have their own fracking rules.
Biden's Visit to Port of Houston
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Wed Nov 20, 2013
House kills last Dem amendments to drilling permit bill
The House on Wednesday defeated five Democratic amendments to a GOP bill that would set a 60-day deadline for approving applications to drill for energy on federal land.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Drilling permit legislation hits House floor today - Interior got...
DRILLING PERMIT LEGISLATION HITS HOUSE FLOOR TODAY: The House today will take up H.R. 1965, the Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act, the first of three big GOP bills the chamber is set to consider before skipping town for the Thanksgiving break.
Black on Black crime isn't a factor
House parties in the Black community has always provided temporary relief from assertions, the community is under assault from society.