A federal appeals court on Monday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Missouri to begin slaughtering horses, continuing on-again, off-again efforts to resume domestic equine slaughter two years after Congress lifted a ban on the practice.
Arizona will have to send more cash to the federal government by late Wednesday if Congress still hasn’t passed a budget and the state wants the Grand Canyon National Park to remain open this coming weekend.
State officials and health care advocates are gearing up for Tuesday’s launch of the federally run online insurance marketplace where Utah residents can shop for health coverage from private insurers.
Congressman Steven Horsford will seek a second term next year.
Members of Congress are preparing to go back to their districts in the month of August.
Nationally, one-third of union households would opt out of their union membership if given the chance, according to a new scientific survey released today in Nevada by National Employee Freedom Week.
The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of the gun debate after he posted a photo of himself buying a military-style rifle — a purchase he made to demonstrate how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he’s lobbying Congress to ban.
This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.
The Government has avoided the ‘Fiscal Cliff’ and members of Congress are not happy with Speaker John Boehner.