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Lawmakers pass bill that would cut Hawaii Tourism Authority funding by $19M

A bill that will reduce funding for the Hawaii Tourism Authority passed final readings in the state Legislature this week. State House and Senate legislators approved on Tuesday the latest version of House Bill 862 that would cut the agency’s budget .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2021

GOP Sen. Roger Wicker praised funding for restaurants included in the COVID-19 stimulus bill that he voted against

Wicker was part of a bipartisan group of senators who introduced the RESTAURANTS Act, the first amendment added to the American Rescue Plan. Tom Williams/Pool via AP Sen. Roger Wicker helped pass an amend.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMar 11th, 2021

Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without a $15-an-hour minimum wage

Democratic efforts to salvage the wage increase with a new tax plan collapsed over the weekend as Senate Democrats gear up to pass the stimulus bill. Senate Democrats including Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Pho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 1st, 2021

: Latest round of PPP funding targets mom-and-pop businesses

Congress is set to pass a long awaited COVID relief bill that will reauthorize and replenish emergency l.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2020

McConnell presses for bill to avoid shutdown, repeats his proposal for aid package

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday urged his fellow senators to pass a one-week funding bill that would prevent a partial federal government shutdown from starting at midnight, and he also called for appr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2020

U.S. House to pass $500 billion coronavirus bill as next fight looms

The U.S. House of Representatives returned to Washington on Thursday to pass a $484 billion coronavirus relief bill, funding small businesses and hospitals and pushing the total spending response to the crisis to an unprecedented nearly $3 trillion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2020

On "very, very sad day," U.S. House to pass coronavirus aid as unemployment soars

The U.S. House of Representatives returned to Washington on Thursday to pass a $484 billion coronavirus relief bill, funding small businesses and hospitals and pushing the total spending response to the crisis to an unprecedented nearly $3 trillion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2020

House passes short-term spending bill, punting shutdown fight to November

The legislation extending government funding through Nov. 21 is expected to pass Senate next week.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 19th, 2019

Rare Rift Between Pelosi And Schumer Over Border Tests Relationship

A chain of events set off by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) over competing border funding bill.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 2nd, 2019

Council pushes mayor for more anti-Airbnb funding

The City Council hopes to pump up a task force targeting illegal home rentals—a move that could deflate Airbnb. Speaker Corey Johnson's response to Mayor Bill de Blasio's budget proposal calls... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 16th, 2018

Trump on shutting down the government: "Rush Limbaugh says it’s the greatest thing you can do"

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Trump expressed openness to a government shutdown on Friday, again reversing his stance on whether funding for a US-Mexico border wall must be in the must pass spending bill a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 7th, 2018

Capitol Report: Ahead of meeting, Pelosi and Schumer say Trump lacks votes for wall | Congress on track to pass farm bill this week

As House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer prepare to meet with President Donald Trump at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time Tuesday, they address Trump’s threat to shut down part of the federal government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2018

Transit lockbox bill heads to governor

The transit lockbox bill is now in the hands of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Assembly bill 8511, which would require that funding dedicated to public transportation systems be used for transit purposes, was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 19th, 2018

Democrat leaders say House funding bill will not pass Senate

Democrat leaders say House funding bill will not pass Senate.....»»

Category: videosSource: videonewsindexDec 21st, 2018

Trump wants Senate to use ‘nuclear option’ to pass border wall funding bill as government shutdown looms

A showdown is expected in the Senate on Friday over a House-approved, short-term measure that includes $5 billion in funding fo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 21st, 2018

Government Shutdown = President Trump Vs Senator Schumer

The Senate advanced the House-passed spending bill that contains $5.7-B in Wall funding Friday. The Senate passed a motion to proceed on the House-passed continuing resolution (CR), 48-47, tha.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 21st, 2018

McConnell Blocked the Senate From Voting on a Spending Bill Without Wall Funding

The Senate Majority Leader has said he won't allow any bill the president won't sign pass the chamber. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a vote on Democrat spending bills that would reopen parts of th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 10th, 2019

If Congress passes funding, this is how the US could rush weapons to Ukraine for its war with Russia

If Congress passes funding, this is how the US could rush weapons to Ukraine for its war with Russia.....»»

Category: topSource: yahoo30 min. ago

Mike Johnson and progressives are strange bedfellows on Israel and Ukraine aid

The GOP House Speaker is holding separate votes on Israel and Uk.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nyt17 hr. 14 min. ago

House GOP erupts into name-calling and fresh threats to Johnson over effort to pass aid

House GOP erupts into name-calling and fresh threats to Johnson over effort to pass aid.....»»

Category: topSource: yahoo20 hr. 30 min. ago