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2019-01-29 22:17:06
by TWN Staff
U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee Roster

Below is the roster for the Financial Services Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

Below is the roster for the Financial Services Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

2019-01-29 22:12:55
by TWN Staff
U.S. House of Representatives Education & Labor Committee Roster

Below is the roster for the Education & Labor Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

Below is the roster for the Education & Labor Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

2019-01-29 22:11:31
by TWN Staff
U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee Roster

Below is the roster for the Budget Committee for the 116th Congress. Read More

Below is the roster for the Budget Committee for the 116th Congress. Read More

2019-01-29 00:14:29
by TWN Staff
U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Roster

Below is the roster of the Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

Below is the roster of the Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

2019-01-26 02:01:57
by TWN Staff
Leadership Responds After President Donald Trump Announced an Agreement to Reopen Government

What are Senate and House leaders saying after President Donald Trump announced an agreement to reopen the government? Read More

What are Senate and House leaders saying after President Donald Trump announced an agreement to reopen the government? Read More

2019-01-26 00:38:31
by Dan Weisman
Rancho Santa Fe Assemblyman Switches from Republican to Democrat

If you can't beat them, join them. State Assemblyman Brian Maienschein went from red to blue Thursday, Jan. 24. Maienschein announced ... Read More

If you can't beat them, join them. State Assemblyman Brian Maienschein went from red to blue Thursday, Jan. 24. Maienschein announced at the State Capitol in Sacramento a switch from the Republican Party to the... Read More

2019-01-25 23:45:48
by Tom Ramstack
Inspector General Report Implies Trump Violated Constitution with Hotel Lease

The U.S. General Services Administration demonstrated “serious shortcomings” in reviewing conflicts of interest in the lease on Trump International ... Read More

The U.S. General Services Administration demonstrated “serious shortcomings” in reviewing conflicts of interest in the lease on Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington, a report this week says. The report by... Read More

2019-01-25 23:00:47
by Tom Ramstack
Indictment Against Trump Advisor Points Evidence Toward President

The indictment Friday of political advisor Roger J. Stone alleges a pattern of lies that casts serious doubt on the ... Read More

The indictment Friday of political advisor Roger J. Stone alleges a pattern of lies that casts serious doubt on the credibility of President Donald Trump. It accuses Stone of falsely telling Congress that he did not inform... Read More

2019-01-23 23:54:01
by TWN Staff
Blue Dogs Urge Bipartisan, Bicameral Summit to End Government Shutdown

On Wednesday, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a stern message to leadership of both parties in the House ... Read More

On Wednesday, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a stern message to leadership of both parties in the House and Senate – exercise your constitutional authority to reopen the government. Read More

2019-01-23 02:06:51
by TWN Staff
Bost, Lawson Introduce Bipartisan House Bill

This week, bipartisan lawmakers Al Lawson (D-FL) and Mike Bost (R-IL) introduced the Veterans’ Agricultural Apprenticeship Act to make more ... Read More

This week, bipartisan lawmakers Al Lawson (D-FL) and Mike Bost (R-IL) introduced the Veterans’ Agricultural Apprenticeship Act to make more United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) apprenticeships available to veterans. The Veterans’ Agricultural Apprenticeship Act instructs the USDA... Read More

2019-01-23 01:59:27
by TWN Staff
Democratic Senators Move to Protect Dreamer Data

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) led a group of Senate Democrats in reintroducing the Protect DREAMer ... Read More

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) led a group of Senate Democrats in reintroducing the Protect DREAMer Confidentiality Act of 2019, a bill to safeguard the private information—such as addresses and telephone numbers—of the young immigrants ... Read More

2019-01-23 01:52:10
by Bill Myers
‘The Other Side of Me,’ How One Woman’s Redemption Offers Hope to Countless Others

After two decades of the opioid crisis, small towns like this one are barely breathing. If they’re going to ... Read More

After two decades of the opioid crisis, small towns like this one are barely breathing. If they’re going to survive, they’re going to have to rely on people who’ve taken their own journeys through the underworld. Read More

2019-01-23 01:36:16
by TWN Staff
New Member Legislative Directors

As new members of the House of Representatives take office, one of the most important decisions they make is the ... Read More

As new members of the House of Representatives take office, one of the most important decisions they make is the appointment of a legislative director. The Well News is tracking all of these top hires. Read More

2019-01-22 22:43:34
by TWN Staff
U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Roster

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

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

2019-01-22 22:23:21
by TWN Staff
U.S. House of Representatives Veterans' Affairs Committee Roster

Below is the roster for the Veterans' Affairs committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

Below is the roster for the Veterans' Affairs committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

2019-01-22 22:14:52
by TWN Staff
U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Roster

Below is the roster for the Transportation and Infrastructure committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

Below is the roster for the Transportation and Infrastructure committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

2019-01-22 20:49:54
by TWN Staff
U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Roster

Chairman: Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) Ranking Member: Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) Below is the full roster for the Armed Services... Read More

Chairman: Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) Ranking Member: Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) Below is the full roster for the Armed Services Committee in the 116th Congress. Members are listed alphabetically by last name. Democratic Majority Anthony Brown (MD) Salud Carbajal (CA)... Read More

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

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

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

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

This week, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives to toughen the United States’ position against national security ... Read More

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

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

This week, Texas Representative Marc Veasey joined with Virginia Senator Mark Warner in sending a bicameral letter to President Trump ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Below is the full Democratic majority elect roster for the twelve Appropriations subcommittees in the 116th Congress. Republican minority subcommittee ... Read More

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

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

This week, a group of 22 lawmakers led by U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and U.S. Representative Derek ... Read More

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

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

Most epidemics start with a patient zero. Here in northwest Illinois, the opioid epidemic features a doctor zero. About 10 miles ... Read More

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

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

If there is one thing that has become clear over the past few days, it’s that people across the ... Read More

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

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

Below is the full Democratic majority roster for the six Energy and Commerce subcommittees in the 116th Congress. Republican minority ... Read More

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

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

Last week, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and federal employees including air traffic controllers and other aviation workforce ... Read More

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

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

A human rights activist, newly elected Representative Andy Levin has been advocating for working families since the 1980s. Now he ... Read More

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

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

With 450,000 federal workers being forced to work without pay, and another 380,000 federal workers sent home over the holidays without pay, ... Read More

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

2019-01-11 22:31:44
by TWN Staff
Peters Highlights Bipartisan Legislation to Secure Border in Weekly Democratic Address

On Friday, Congressman Scott Peters of California delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. Peters, a centrist member of Congress known for ... Read More

On Friday, Congressman Scott Peters of California delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. Peters, a centrist member of Congress known for his practical approach to problem solving, represents California's 52nd... Read More

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