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Rep. Yarmuth, Chair of House Budget Panel, Won’t Seek Reelection
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Rep. Yarmuth, Chair of House Budget Panel, Won’t Seek Reelection
2021-10-12 18:51:38
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- Eight-term Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., chairman of the House Budget Committee, announced Tuesday that he will not run for reelection next year. In a video first emailed to supporters, Yarmuth said he remains in "excellent health," but at... Read More

$3.5 Trillion Social Benefits Resolution Gets Down to Wire
Congress
$3.5 Trillion Social Benefits Resolution Gets Down to Wire
2021-08-27 13:39:40
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders signaled Wednesday that the historic $3.5 trillion social benefits package getting its last revisions before a final vote is likely to include support for more affordable housing. Housing provisions are some of the most controversial portions... Read More

$1400 Check Could be Coming Your Way Soon
Congress
$1400 Check Could be Coming Your Way Soon
2021-02-22 21:47:26
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — The House Budget Committee approved reconciliations to President Joe Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion novel coronavirus relief legislation Monday, setting in motion the bill’s final vote in the full House of Representatives expected to follow this week.  If enacted,... Read More

CA-04: Tom McClintock (R)
House Watch
CA-04: Tom McClintock (R)
2020-10-31 19:53:13
by TWN Staff

About McClintock: Tom McClintock represents the people of California’s historic gold country and Sierra Nevada in a district that stretches from Lake Tahoe, through Yosemite Valley and on to Kings Canyon.  Often described as “the gold standard” for fiscal conservatism... Read More

MN Senate: Jason Lewis (R)
Senate Watch
MN Senate: Jason Lewis (R)
2020-10-29 22:56:26
by TWN Staff

About Lewis: Jason Lewis represented Minnesota's 2nd congressional district in the 115th Congress, but he is perhaps best known to most state residents as the host of a popular conservative radio show. Lewis voted for the Republican tax cuts of... Read More

Yarmuth: Budget Talks 'Not Going Very Well,
Senate Watch
Yarmuth: Budget Talks 'Not Going Very Well," Sees Them Going Into September
2019-06-12 20:47:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Negotiations between House Democrats, the GOP-controlled Senate and the White House over a 2020 budget plan "are not going very well" and could very well extend to the September 30 deadline to avoid automatic spending caps, the chairman... Read More

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