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So, Rep. Gowdy (R-SC), If "Comprehensive" is Latin...

for “lots of bad stuff” in legislation; what is “Omnibus” if not damn near the same? Therefore, can the American people count on you to show some leadership and oppose the current omnibus spending bill that will continue to fund “lots of bad stuff” including Obamacare and whatever “amnesty” is pending? 62 more words

Aviation and the Lame Duck Session

By Bill Deere, NATA Senior Vice President for Government and External Affairs

The mid-term elections are concluded, the people have spoken, and Congress returned on Wednesday from two months of campaigning for a lame duck session that is expected to end in mid-December.  597 more words

National Coalition For Literacy Calls for Omnibus Appropriations Bill

This week NCL sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to approve an omnibus appropriations bill before the end of the calendar year, rather than passing a continuing resolution based on FY 2014 levels that inadequately supports adult education (along with many other important programs). 98 more words


The NMA year-end sale is back!

In the spirit of customer appreciation, NMA is once again holding our much-anticipated year-end sale! Now through December 31, save 20 percent on January–March 2015 seminars. 200 more words

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GOP Grills Obama Officials Over Ebola Funding Request

A Senate panel took a skeptical look at President Obama’s request for $6.2 billion to combat Ebola Wednesday, with Republicans grilling the Administration on its quarantine protocols and the role of Ron Klain, the President’s Ebola czar. 477 more words

U.S. senators, safety groups fight over truck driver rest mandates

By Annika McGinnis

WASHINGTON, June 19 – (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate wrestled on Thursday over whether to repeal federal regulations that require truck drivers to take nighttime rest breaks, with some lawmakers arguing the rules have led to more daytime accidents while others saying they are critical to relieving fatigue. 433 more words


Hope fades in Congress for drama-free funding of U.S. agencies

By Annika McGinnis and David Lawder

WASHINGTON, July 16 – (Reuters) – This year was supposed to be different for Congress.

U.S. lawmakers expected that a promising budget deal reached after a government shutdown last year would herald a new normal for passing annual spending bills, moving Congress away from the crisis-driven approach and resulting economic jitters of recent years. 747 more words