by Emily Atkin Posted on December 11, 2013
The hearing has three scheduled speakers -- two of whom adamantly deny that there is proof that climate change has any effect on extreme weather events, and that humans have anything to do with it.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 10, 2013
More than two dozen House Democrats called on President Barack Obama to suspend the deportations of a vast majority of the undocumented immigrant population and to expand a program that grants temporary legal presence.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on December 4, 2013
With seven days left in the session, the House Science Committee prioritizes extraterrestrial life.
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by Rebecca Leber Posted on November 27, 2013 Updated: November 27, 2013
Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) also argued last month the EPA should devote more time and staff to hearing concerns in coal country.
by Jessica Goad, Guest Contributor Posted on November 21, 2013 Updated: November 22, 2013
The bill, sponsored by Representative Don Young (R-AK), would allow states to petition to take over management of any federal lands within their jurisdictions, including national parks.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 21, 2013
The reality that the House was wasting time on legislation extremely unlikely to become law made for a visibly tense situation on the sparsely populated House floor.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 19, 2013
The federal government would have no authority over hydraulic fracturing in states that have their own fracking laws, if legislation set to be heard by the House this week is passed into law.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 18, 2013 Updated: November 19, 2013
The House is likely to vote on Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act, which is designed to make it much easier for oil and gas companies to obtain permission to drill on public lands.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 14, 2013 Updated: November 14, 2013
The biggest red meat question at Thursday's hearing on EPA accountability was whether Gina McCarthy had signed up for Obamacare.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 29, 2013
If these eight House Republicans don't act on immigration reform, they may no longer be politically viable in their 2014 re-election campaigns.