WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate should cut crop insurance subsidies, the most expensive part of the farm safety net, by $ 1 billion a year before it passes the new farm bill, the White…
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Illinois Senate on Friday voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical purposes, paving the way for Illinois to soon join more than a dozen states with such laws.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Illinois Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would bring much-need revenue to the cash-strapped state by expanding gambling and giving Chicago its first casino.
BOSTON (Reuters) – A Democratic Massachusetts lawmaker who has spent more than three decades in Congress will face off against a Republican who is a political novice and former Navy SEAL in the race to fill the state’s open U.S. … Continue reading
BOSTON (Reuters) – Voters in Massachusetts on Tuesday go to the polls to pick the Democratic and Republican contenders for the state’s open seat in the U.S. Senate, after campaigns that were briefly suspended by the Boston Marathon bombings.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Five senators – four Republicans and one Democrat – could face voter backlash for opposing President Barack Obama’s bid to expand background checks for gun buyers, opinion polls released on Monday showed.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate moved quickly late on Thursday to end air traffic controller furloughs that were causing widespread airline flight delays related to last month’s automatic federal spending cuts.
WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) – Senate Commerce Committee leaders on Tuesday pressed the Obama administration for more information on how its plan to furlough air traffic controllers and close…
The days of tax-free online shopping could finally be numbered. The Senate is planning to vote on a bill as soon as Monday that would give states the authority to collect sales taxes on all Internet purchases, handing local governments … Continue reading