This Week in Congres

This Week in Congress The U.S. House is in from Tuesday to Thursday. Right now, the only scheduled rules bill is H.R. 4863, which reauthorizes the Export-Import Bank and renames it the United States Export Finance Agency. The bill also makes changes to the Agency,...

This Week in Congress: Part Two

Yesterday, the Senate rejected, by a vote of 4-92, an amendment to the Tax Treaty with Spain offered by Senator Rand Paul that would have required requested information on tax records be individual and relevant to an ongoing investigation. This would have put in some...

Texas bans red light (s)cameras

On Saturday, June 1, Texas. Gov. Greg. Abbott signed the bill banning red light cameras in Texas. Abbott said he was motivated to support the bill for several reasons: “No.1, privacy concerns. We think that the right to due process matters,” he told FOX7....

This Week in Congress

The Senate continues work on HR 268, the disaster supplemental spending bill. The $13 billion bill has run into controversy over the funding levels for aid to Puerto Rico, with President Trump wanting less funding while some Democrats want to increase funding. Few are...