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U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee Roster Spotlight
U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee Roster
2019-01-22 20:02:48
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Agriculture committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

Bipartisan Bill Would Fight Digital Threats from China Congress
Bipartisan Bill Would Fight Digital Threats from China
2019-01-19 01:07:04
by TWN Staff

This week, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives to toughen the United States’ position against national security threats posed by technology competitors like China. The bill is sponsored by Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (... Read More

Veasey, Warner Lead Letter to Trump, Carson on Shutdown Housing Crisis Congress
Veasey, Warner Lead Letter to Trump, Carson on Shutdown Housing Crisis
2019-01-19 00:25:46
by TWN Staff

This week, Texas Representative Marc Veasey joined with Virginia Senator Mark Warner in sending a bicameral letter to President Trump and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson urging the... Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee Roster Congress
U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee Roster
2019-01-18 22:28:45
by TWN Staff

Below is the full roster for the six Ways and Means subcommittees in the 116th Congress.  Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Roster Congress
U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Roster
2019-01-18 21:42:06
by TWN Staff

Below is the full Democratic majority elect roster for the twelve Appropriations subcommittees in the 116th Congress. Republican minority subcommittee rosters will be announced at a later date. Read More

Kilmer/Schatz Lead Group of 22 Lawmakers in Effort to Protect Federal Workers Economy
Kilmer/Schatz Lead Group of 22 Lawmakers in Effort to Protect Federal Workers
2019-01-18 20:23:26
by TWN Staff

This week, a group of 22 lawmakers led by U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) introduced the Federal Employee Civil Relief Act. The new legislation protects federal... Read More

Doctor Zero, How A Single Doctor Became His Own Opioid Crisis Spotlight
Doctor Zero, How A Single Doctor Became His Own Opioid Crisis
2019-01-16 01:23:07
by Bill Myers

Most epidemics start with a patient zero. Here in northwest Illinois, the opioid epidemic features a doctor zero. About 10 miles west of Dixon, up Route 2 and following the Rock River, under the shadow cast by the husk... Read More

The Government Shutdown: Stories from the States In The States
The Government Shutdown: Stories from the States
2019-01-16 01:21:47
by TWN Staff

If there is one thing that has become clear over the past few days, it’s that people across the United States are being impacted in real and painful ways by the protracted government shutdown. With no end in... Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Elect Roster Congress
U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Elect Roster
2019-01-16 01:19:31
by TWN Staff

Below is the full Democratic majority roster for the six Energy and Commerce subcommittees in the 116th Congress. Republican minority subcommittee rosters will be announced at a later date.  Read More

Ongoing Shutdown Ripples through Aviation Economy Transportation
Ongoing Shutdown Ripples through Aviation Economy
2019-01-15 22:55:39
by TWN Staff

Last week, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and federal employees including air traffic controllers and other aviation workforce personnel sent a letter to President Trump calling for an immediate... Read More

VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Andy Levin Spotlight
VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Andy Levin
2019-01-12 00:23:50
by TWN Staff

A human rights activist, newly elected Representative Andy Levin has been advocating for working families since the 1980s. Now he brings his fight to Congress. Watch him as he navigates his first day... Read More

House, Senate Send Bipartisan Bill to President Trump to Protect Government Workers Hurt by Shutdown Bipartisan
House, Senate Send Bipartisan Bill to President Trump to Protect Government Workers Hurt by Shutdown
2019-01-11 22:39:37
by TWN Staff

With 450,000 federal workers being forced to work without pay, and another 380,000 federal workers sent home over the holidays without pay, the ongoing shutdown is taking its toll on families and public servants. It is... Read More

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