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David Mckinley

Congress Is Close To Passing A Permanent Fix For Coal Miner Health Benefits

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 04.26.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Lawmakers say they are very close to passing a permanent health care fix for retired coal miners and their widows. But it could all fa...

Kate Sheppard

Senate Energy Efficiency Bill, We Hardly Knew Ye

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan pair of senators is making a last-ditch effort to pass a scaled-back version of their energy efficiency bill before the end...

McKinley Wins Re-Election In West Virginia's 1st District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Rep. David McKinley won his re-election race against Democrat Glen Gainer for West Virginia's 1st District. McKinley was first elected t...

Kate Sheppard

House Directs Pentagon To Ignore Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization bill on Thursday that would bar the Department of Defense from using...

Kate Sheppard

The House Is Actually Set To Pass A Bipartisan Energy Bill This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives is expected to approve an energy efficiency bill on Tuesday, a rare bipartisan breakthrough on energy polic...

Cost Cutting in Congress Faces Fossil Fuel Obstructionism

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

These bipartisan bills in the House and the Senate are must-pass bills, if primarily for the return on investment. To fail this opportunity is to pass on serious financial returns and it is a pass on a healthier environment for the American people. We cannot fail. The time for bipartisanship is now.

Not Everyone In The GOP Wants To Cut Social Security

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

While the House GOP and conservative Democrats have been calling for Social Security spending to be reined in, a subset of Republicans has acknowledge...

Matt Sledge

Coal Ash Amendment To House Transportation Bill Would 'Line Industry's Pocketbooks,' Critics Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

As the House of Representatives votes on an extension to its transportation bill Wednesday, environmental advocates are crying foul on an amendment th...

Dave Jamieson

Lawmakers To Punish, Shame Outsourcers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Saying they hope to stem the tide of jobs heading overseas, legislators introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday in the House that would p...