NEW YORK, NY - Before voting to pass H.R. 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, spoke on the House floor in strong support of bill.
The House of Representatives made history Friday, passing for the first time legislation that would grant statehood to the District of Columbia.
The bill passed along party lines, 232-180.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a bill approving D.C. statehood on Friday, the first time a chamber of Congress has ever passed such legislation.
Washington, D.C. (June 25, 2020)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, spoke on the House floor in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The world’s largest statisticians group added to a chorus of criticism against the hiring this week of two men to top positions at the U.S. Census Bureau, saying their appointments conflict with the agency’s mission to deliver accurate data to the public.
House Democrats riled by President Trump’s handling of anti-police brutality protests voted Friday to make Washington, DC, the 51st state.
The bill passed 232-180 along party lines. One Democrat and the only Libertarian joined all Republicans in opposition. It’s the first time either chamber of Congress has approved DC statehood.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Thursday introduced legislation in the House that would establish a “national cybersecurity director” to lead government efforts on cybersecurity.
A U.S. government watchdog gave a blunt review of the shortcomings in the government’s response to the pandemic on Thursday that included the sending of nearly $1.4 billion to deceased Americans, and the collection of incomplete and inconsistent virus-testing data.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.1 million coronavirus relief payments totaling some $1.4 billion went to dead people, a government watchdog reported Thursday. Legal and political issues hang over the misdirected taxpayer funds, the latest example of errors in massive aid being dispensed at crisis speed.