US House of Representatives Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Scott Hutsell: Congress comes through for federal lands counties - Sun, 27 May 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    In March, Congress passed omnibus funding legislation that will keep the federal government open until the end of September. Within this legislation were provisions to extend key federal public lands programs that provide important revenue to county governments around our state: Secure Rural Schools and Payments In-Lieu of Taxes .

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  2. Eye on Boise: To house a governor... - Sun, 27 May 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    To make up for the state's lack of a governor's mansion, Idaho pays its governor a $4,500 a month housing allowance, which in current Gov. Butch Otter's case is $54,000 a year just to live at his own ranch in Star. Originally, when the payment started in 1999, the idea was that a governor needs to entertain and hold official events at his or her home, so the governor needed more than just an ordinary residence.

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  3. COLLABORATION: New mindset is emergingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Observer

    About seven years ago, a group of individuals - mainly from the private sector - came together as a way to spur dialogue or, as one current member noted, be a to get local government entities to work together. Last Tuesday at the State University of New York at Fredonia Science Center, there was a strong sense that pebble has becoming the rock for a foundation of a new attitude in our region.

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  4. Politics | Where's the "Blue Wave?" - Sunday Political Brunch May 27, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Go Local

    For the third straight week, we had four Tuesday state primaries across the nation. Are we seeing any trends yet? Voters went to the polls in Kentucky, Georgia, Texas, and Arkansas.

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  5. US missionary Josh Holt home after two years behind bars in VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist government unexpectedly released them. They were welcomed to the White House by US President Donald Trump, who told Holt he had been "incredibly brave."

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  6. Some seek distance from Trump as they offer up their financial documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    President Donald Trump's unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year's midterms. Although there's no constitutional requirement for candidates or elected officials to make their returns public, Trump has broken with more than four decades of tradition set by previous presidents.

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  7. Redwood edges out Edison for D-II softball championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Redwood held on to its lead against Edison to win the Central Section Division II softball championship at Margie Wright Field Saturday night in Fresno. Local dignitaries gathered for ribbon cutting ceremonies welcoming two new tenants to the Pacific Southwest Building, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, Information Systems & Technology, and Smile Direct Club.

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  8. Ex-fighter pilot soars to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    When Lexington Mayor Jim Gray entered the 6th Congressional District Democratic primary last December, his opponent, Amy McGrath, asked her pollster to take a survey.

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  9. 2 'opportunity zones' designated in FairmontRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Republican

    The opportunity zones are based on 2010 census tracts. Downtown Fairmont and a large section of east Fairmont were chosen as zones, while the town's university district was rejected.

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  10. US sanctions on Venezuela 'to stay'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Despite the recent release of a US prisoner and his wife on Saturday, sanctions will continue to exist on Venezuela, US Vice President Mike Pence said. American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist government unexpectedly released them.

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  11. Backchannel with 'Dracula' helped free Utah man in VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country for love and ended up in jail, without a trial, for two years. On the eve of Venezuela's May 20 presidential election, the Utah native appeared in a clandestinely shot video from jail railing against Nicolas Maduro's government, saying his life had been threatened in a prison riot.

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  12. Teacher out of hospital after stopping school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom. Republican U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks posted a video on Twitter saying she met Seaman during a visit to Noblesville West Middle School around midday Saturday.

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  13. Amtrak: No evidence injured passenger found near tracks in Truckee was in fightRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    The family of a 22-year-old train passenger found severely injured next to railroad tracks in Truckee, Calif., suspects he may have been the victim of a hate crime, but Amtrak said Saturday that investigators have found no evidence of foul play. Aaron Salazar's family believes the Portland State University student, who is gay, was attacked and didn't jump from the westbound train, the Reno Gazette Journal reported.

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  14. Democrats' best choice for governor: Michelle Lujan GrishamRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Santa Fe New Mexican

    U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham is the best choice for Democrats in the primary. Luis SA nchez Saturno The New Mexican U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham, gubernatorial candidate, speaks to the Santa Fe New Mexican on Tuesday, April 10. Luis SA nchez Saturno/The New Mexican U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham is the best choice for Democrats in the primary.

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  15. Bystanders killed a gunman who fired into a restaurant. The NRA praised 'good guys with guns'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Day

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Police officers stand at the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018.

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  16. Jeff Jacoby: Pro-immigrant Republicans, from Lincoln to the KochsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston.com

    A POLITICAL PRESSURE GROUP recently announced that it plans to spend at least $1 million on a campaign to get Congress to pass legislation protecting immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children - the so-called "Dreamers" - from deportation. Last month, the group launched a TV ad to build support for a bill that would enact Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, or DACA, into permanent law.

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  17. Trump's dizzying shifts on issues from NK, guns, healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    From 'Little Rocket Man' to the scheduling of a historic peace summit and back again, President Donald Trump's dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing. As Trump himself said last Friday, "Everybody plays games."

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  18. Republicans: Why they are leaving Congress?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Since the beginning of the 115th Congress, more than 40 Republicans have left or announced they plan to leave the House by the end of the year. A handful of members have resigned amid scandal.

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  19. How They Voted: 5/27Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    A look at recent actions in the U.S. Congress and the Ohio General Assembly and how lawmakers representing the area voted. Area representatives: Marcy Kaptur , no; Bob Latta , yes; Jim Jordan , yes; Tim Walberg , yes.

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  20. Congress struggles to police itself on sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    The House is all but dismissing a bill senators passed unanimously last week that would for the first time hold lawmakers financially responsible for harassment settlements that now come out of the Treasury. The Senate passed its bill by voice vote, signaling strong support from every lawmaker in the chamber and prompting a rare joint statement from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-K.Y., and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. "This is an important and meaningful reform, and the result of a broad bipartisan consensus that we should do more to hold people accountable, protect staff, and help prevent harassment in the first place," McConnell and Schumer said.

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