Stories tagged: House
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
House ethics panel: Nunes didn’t leak classified information
The House Ethics Committee has cleared the chairman of the House intelligence committee on a complaint that he may have leaked classified information.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
Inslee opposes House bill on Snake River dams and salmon
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is opposed to a bill introduced by Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers that would reduce spill over Columbia and Snake river dams, and prevent the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
House OKs GOP bill expanding gun owners’ rights
Republicans rammed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
Donald Trump Jr. in private interview with House panel
Donald Trump Jr. was being interviewed Wednesday in private as part of the House intelligence committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Trump says government shutdown possible, blames Democrats
President Donald Trump warned Wednesday that a government shutdown was possible this weekend because Democrats were demanding to have “illegal immigrants pouring into our country,” tossing incendiary rhetoric onto a …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Thirty-four House Republicans press GOP leader on immigration
A group of 34 House Republicans on Tuesday asked Speaker Paul Ryan to act this month on legislation dealing with the 800,000 young immigrants brought to the United States as …
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
Lawmakers work to reconcile dueling House, Senate tax bills
Significant differences separate the massive tax packages passed by the House and Senate on estate taxes, health care and a prized deduction for home mortgage interest, though Republican leaders are …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
House GOP unveils plan to avert government shutdown
House GOP leaders have unveiled a plan to avert a government shutdown next weekend and keep the government open through Dec. 22.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
Guest Opinion: Alan Curryer and Glen Pierce: House tax bill would undermine senior housing
By eliminating private-activity bonds, the House bill would wipe out more than half our state’s production of affordable apartments for seniors and working families after Dec. 31.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
Facing pressure, House OKs anti-harassment training
The House easily approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday requiring lawmakers and aides to take annual anti-harassment training as lawmakers faced heavy pressure to address burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations against members …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
House panel takes up bill expanding gun owners’ rights
A key House committee moved forward Wednesday on a Republican bill to expand gun owners’ rights – the first gun legislation since mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas killed …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
Paul Waldman: Republicans making tax bill even worse
The corporate tax cuts – which would overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy – are permanent. Which tells you exactly where the Republicans’ values lie and whom they’re trying to serve.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
House panel to weigh bill expanding gun rights
House Republicans moved forward on legislation to expand gun owners’ rights, the first gun-related measure since mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas killed more than 80 people.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
House OKs GOP tax bill in Trump win; Senate fate less clear
Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code’s biggest rewrite in three decades and the first major legislative …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Chairman: House won’t agree to nix property tax deduction
The chairman of the House’s tax-writing committee said Sunday that he’s confident that chamber won’t go along with the Senate’s proposal to eliminate the deduction for property taxes, setting up …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Major differences in House, Senate tax proposals
The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
House, Senate negotiators agree on $700 billion for Pentagon
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on an annual defense policy bill that authorizes $700 billion for the Pentagon in the 2018 fiscal year, a dramatic increase over the amount …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
2011 Washington state House resignation sparked by ‘inappropriate behavior’
Leaders at the Washington state House have acknowledged that a state representative who resigned in the middle of the 2011 legislative session was forced out because of allegations of inappropriate …
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 6 a.m.
House tied to 1692 Salem witch trials rises from near ruin
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – A yearslong effort to restore the ramshackle Massachusetts homestead where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials resettled after escaping the hangman’s noose …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
GOP targets environmental rules after wildfires
Republican leaders say the House will vote next week on a GOP bill to make it easier to cut down trees on national forests to reduce the risk of wildfire.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
House passes $4T budget in step forward for Trump tax plan
Republicans powered a $4 trillion budget through the House on Thursday by a razor-thin margin, a close vote underscoring the difficulties that lie ahead in delivering President Donald Trump’s promise …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
House set to OK Iran sanctions, block Hezbollah funds
The House is poised to pass bipartisan legislation that would hit Iran with new sanctions for its pursuit of long-range ballistic missiles and block the flow of money to Hezbollah …
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017
Then and Now: Cannon House
One of the grandest homes in the Rockwood National Register Historic District was erected for pioneer attorney Edward J. Cannon and his wife, Helen, in 1911. The brick home in …
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Rescued Rosa Parks house due to return to America
The house where Rosa Parks lived after sparking the Montgomery bus boycott was on a demolition list in Detroit until it was saved by Parks’ niece and a Berlin-based artist, …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Owners of ‘Breaking Bad’ house build fence around property
A fence is going up around the real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
James Woods says he’s retiring from film (and selling house)
Oscar-nominated actor James Woods says he’s retiring from the entertainment industry.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017
Editorial: Congress needs a quick fix for CHIP
The program holds appeal because children are relatively cheap to cover and they shouldn’t have to face the consequences of their parents’ insurance status.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
House passes GOP budget in key step for upcoming tax debate
The House on Thursday passed a $4.1 trillion budget plan that promises deep cuts to social programs while paving the way for Republicans to rewrite the tax code later this …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
House Republicans seek travel records for 3 Interior chiefs
Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee are asking the Interior Department to provide documents on use of private charter flights for government business by the past three Interior secretaries, …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
GOP pushes late-term abortion ban toward House passage
Most late-term abortions would be outlawed under legislation Republicans pushed toward House passage Tuesday, a bill that won’t reach an eager President Donald Trump because it faces certain defeat in …