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  1. U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy-D-Connecticut will address the Rotary Club of Stamford on March 22.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | New Canaan News-Review

    U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy will address the Rotary Club of Stamford at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, March 22 on the impact in Connecticut of the U.S. Mental Health Reform Act. The legislation, introduced in August 2015, by Murphy and co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy , R-La., the bill encourages states to break down the walls between physical and mental health-care systems by requiring them to identify barriers to communication.


  2. Democrats plan push to force hearings on Supreme Court nominationRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | Washington Post

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  3. Obama rescinds Atlantic coast drilling planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Hill

    The Interior Department announced the decision Tuesday, reversing Obama's previous proposal to govern offshore drilling from 2017 to 2022, in which he floated the idea of a single lease sale on the outer continental shelf in an area stretching from Virginia to Georgia in 2021. In abandoning the proposal, Interior cited the current oil market, with its weak demand and historically low prices, along with local opposition and potential conflicts with commercial and military activity on the East Coast.


  4. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Business Wire

    Arizona Oncology ranked number one in community-based cancer care ... )--Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste applauded Sens. David Vitter and Bill Cassidy for their unwavering support of the fiscal intere... )--Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste applauded Sen. Ted Cruz for his relentless and unwavering support of the fiscal interests of ... )--Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste applauded Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton for their unwavering support of the fiscal intere... )--Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste applauded Sen. David Perdue & Rep. Barry Loudermilk for their unwavering support of the fiscal ... )--Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste applauded Sen. James Inhofe for his relentless and unwavering support of the fiscal interests... )--Today, the Council for Citizens ... (more)


  5. Louisiana delegation supports federal disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D., U.S. Senator David Vitter, U.S. Representative Ralph Abraham, U.S. Representative Charles Boustany, U.S. Representative John Fleming, U.S. Representative Garret Graves, U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond and U.S. Representative Steve Scalise sent a letter in support of Governor Edwards' request for a federal disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana due to severe storms and flooding. "It is expected that the emergency response capacity will exceed the capability of state resources.


  6. CCAGW Releases 2015 Congressional RatingsRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Business Wire

    The report, which CCAGW has issued since 1989, identifies members whose voting records helped protect and save the taxpayers' money, as well as those who consistently voted against their interests. CCAGW's 2015 Congressional Ratings , for the first session of the 114th Congress, scored 100 votes in the House of Representatives and 35 votes in the Senate.


  7. CCAGW Honors a oeTaxpayer Super Heroesa in LouisianaRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Business Wire

    Sens. Vitter and Cassidy were two of the 17 lawmakers to earn a perfect score of 100 percent in CCAGW's 2015 Congressional Ratings , making them each a "Taxpayer Super Hero." Since Sen. Vitter was elected in 2004, he has a lifetime rating of 84 percent, while Sen. Cassidy earned a perfect score during his first year in the Senate.


  8. BRCC student named 2016 Coca-Cola New Century ScholarRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Bottom row : Erica Calais ; Maggie Brakeville ; Joy Ballard ; Patrick Harrington ; Rep. Steve Scalise; Christian Williams; Marc Calhoun ; Tabitha Monceaux ; Sara Person ; Katara Williams ; Emily Saleh ; Harold Boutte ; Top row : Unknown; Andrew Mahtook ; Doreen Brasseaux ; Clare Sanchez ; Peyton Chiasson ; Benson Kinney : Cameron Salazar ; Jesse Elliot ; Jacques Detiege ; Melvin Harrison Baton Rouge, La - Baton Rouge Community College Student Body President, Cameron Salazar, was recently named the 2016 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar. Salazar, a business major at BRCC, was selected based on the score he received on his New Century scholarship application.


  9. Challenges Ahead for Senate Bill to Provide Federal Aid to FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Senators are hoping to take up a bill next week that would provide federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to help the city deal with its water crisis. First, Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee is objecting to taking up the bill because he opposes the way the measure is funded and is trying to negotiate changes.


  10. Democrat places hold on Flint, energy bill packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Hill

    A Democrat has placed a new hold on a Senate package to overhaul federal energy policy and provide aid to Flint, Mich. Bill Nelson Overnight Energy: Flint deal inching closer Florida senator: Trump will win big in state Democrat places hold on Flint, energy bill package MORE is objecting to provisions related to the energy side of the package, his office said Wednesday, and he's looking to block consideration of a Republican amendment related to off-shore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.


  11. Senate GOP is not ready to embrace Cruz, even as Trump gains groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Senate Republicans are reconsidering their stalwart opposition to Sen. Ted Cruz as GOP front-runner Donald Trump builds up delegates - though none are willing to go to bat for Cruz with an official endorsement. Cruz shot ahead of fellow Sen. Marco Rubio in the presidential race Saturday with wins in Kansas and Maine.


  12. Greens push Obama on coastal funding plans in 2017 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Hill

    A host of green groups and conservation organizations are asking President Obama to back away from his plan to delay federal revenue sharing for coastline conservation work in his 2017 budget. In the budget plan Obama released last month, the White House proposed delaying federal oil revenue payments to Gulf Coast states originally envisioned under a law Congress passed in 2006.


  13. Alexander, Murray, Cassidy, Murphy Introduce Plan To Address Mental Health Crisis In AmericaRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 |

    A bipartisan group of Senate health committee members, including the Chairman and Ranking Member, announced on Tuesday their plan to address the country's mental health crisis and ensure Americans suffering from mental illness and substance abuse disorders receive the care they need.


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    Mar 1, 2016 | The Advocate

    It's right there in the U.S. Constitution: The Senate shall advise and consent to a president's nominee for the Supreme Court except in an election year. Of course, the Constitution says no such thing about election years, but it's a measure of how badly out of kilter with American traditions is the U.S. Senate today.


  15. Expand care for mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.


  16. David Vitter, Bill Cassidy join GOP opposition to choosing a Supreme Court justice before electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    Louisiana's two Republican U.S. senators are totally on board with the Senate GOP's stance of refusing to allow a vote or even a hearing on President Barack Obama's nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court. "The American people have the opportunity in November to vote on which direction our country should go in," Cassidy said in a statement.


  17. Reed Pushes For Affordable Higher EducationRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    "We care about making higher education affordable for everyone," said Reed, R-C-I-Corning.


  18. Jeh Johnson Makes 'Hard Choices' in Cyber BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Government Executive

    Cybersecurity education is among initiatives to be pared back in the Department of Homeland Security's new budget request, and at least one senator wasn't happy about it. During a Feb. 24 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the DHS budget hearing, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., asked Secretary Jeh Johnson why he didn't value cyber education.


  19. whom polls showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Daily Kos

    Ron Johnson seems unlikely to become the second. The ultra-conservative, ultra-wealthy businessman had the good fortune to first run in the GOP wave election of 2010, but unlike similarly situated fellow Republicans in other swing states, he's never attempted to moderate his image.


  20. Senators criticize Interior Dept. budget for ending offshore revenue-sharingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | UPI

    Oil-producing Gulf Coast states would lose hundreds of millions of dollars if Congress approves the Interior Department's budget request, which proposes a repeal of offshore oil and gas revenue-sharing allotted to four states -- Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Alabama. The Interior's 2017 budget would divert more than half the money now paid to those states under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act -- $375 million annually, according to Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy -- to the Coastal Climate Resilience program, a new initiative that would provide coastal states with resources over 10 years to prepare for and adapt to the effects of climate change.