Billions, and More, for Lawmakers’ Projects in Spending Bill
In The States
Billions, and More, for Lawmakers' Projects in Spending Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home-district projects for members of Congress are back, sprinkled across the government-wide $1.5 trillion bill President Joe Biden signed recently. The official tally shows amounts modest by past standards yet spread widely around the country — and that understate... Read More

Federal Budget
Negotiators Say They’ve Reached 'Breakthrough' in Government Funding Talks
2022-02-09 19:08:45
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON— House and Senate appropriators announced Wednesday that they’ve agreed on a framework for approving a fiscal year 2022 spending plan. Though they offered little insight into what the framework is, the chairs of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees... Read More

Senate Watch
ME Senate: Susan Collins (R)
2020-10-28 16:07:21
by TWN Staff

About Collins: Susan Collins has been recognized by her colleagues as one of the hardest working members of Congress.  During her entire time in the U.S. Senate, she has never missed a roll-call vote – more than 7,300. Collins is... Read More

Senate Watch
MS Senate: Cindy Hyde-Smith (R)
2020-10-28 13:42:10
by TWN Staff

About Hyde-Smith:  Cindy Hyde-Smith is a member of the U.S Senate from Mississippi. She assumed office in 2018 and will be seeking re-election on November 3, 2020. The senator was appointed by Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant in a special run-off... Read More

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