All posts tagged "U.S. House of Representatives"
US Congress, executive branch look into Whitefish contract
Chairman Bishop requests documents related to Puerto Rico grid-repair agreement to be sent by Nov. 2
- Posted October 27, 2017
House to vote on bill aimed at speeding approval of drugs
WASHINGTON – The House plans to vote Wednesday on a $6.3 billion bill aimed at speeding federal approval of drugs and medical devices and boosting biomedical research. The legislation, a priority for congressional leaders in the lame-duck...
- Posted November 26, 2016
GOP Wins 2 More Years of House Control, Dem Gains Minimal
WASHINGTON – Republicans retained their lock on the House for two more years early Wednesday as GOP candidates triumphed in a checkerboard of districts in Florida, Virginia and Colorado that Democrats had hoped Donald Trump’s divisive comments...
- Posted November 9, 2016
GOP poised to retain a smaller House majority in election
Democrats hoped that Trump's name atop the GOP ticket would propel big House gains for them
- Posted November 5, 2016
Entre Broma y Broma
Our Spanish saying, “Entre Broma y Broma, la Verdad se Asoma,”—the equivalent to the English “Much Truth is Said in Jest,” would be an apt disclaimer to news making its way through the halls of the U.S....
- Posted September 8, 2016
Democrats End 25-Hour plus Protest to Demand House Gun Votes
House Democrats have ended their 25½-hour sit-in on the chamber's floor that they've been staging to demand votes on gun control.
- Posted June 23, 2016
Pierluisi: U.S. House to Vote on Promesa Next Week
Puerto Rico's resident commissioner says the bill should have enough votes in the lower chamber of Congress
- Posted June 1, 2016
House GOP Presses Ahead With Zika Measure
GOP bill would not assign funds directly to Puerto Rico
- Posted May 18, 2016
García Padilla Lobbies Capitol Hill Amid PROMESA’s Latest Delay
U.S. House lawmakers continue to hash out differences over proposed legislation for Puerto Rico
- Posted May 11, 2016
Puerto Rico Faces Defaults as Congress Stalls on Way to Help
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress needs to "bring order to the chaos" in Puerto Rico
- Posted April 14, 2016