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Before Presidential Debate, Obama Admin Weakened Endangered Species Act Under Oil Industry Pressure

Steve Horn | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home
Steve Horn

Photo Credit: Wikimedia CommonsCross-Posted from DeSmogBlogAs eyes turned to the most viewed presidential debate in U.S. history, the Obama administra...

For campaign cash, many lawmakers use a big map; Rob Bishop nears 93 percent out-of-state

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.08.2016 | Home
OpenSecrets Blog

Home may be where the heart is, but for a growing number of congressional campaigns, it's not the best place to round up cash.

Legislation To Help Puerto Rico Manage Its Crippling Debt Advances In The House

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.25.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Legislation giving Puerto Rico the ability to restructure its $70 billion in debt overcame a major hurdle on Thursday, passing out of co...

House Unveils Bill To Help Puerto Rico Deal With Its Debt Crisis

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.19.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- After months of negotiations, and fits and starts, House Republicans have unveiled revised legislation to help Puerto Rico tackle its $7...

Bill To Help Puerto Rico End Its Debt Crisis Could Finally Be Ready

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.15.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers are close, really close, to dropping legislation that would form an oversight board to help Puerto Rico restructure $70 billio...

A House Bill To Help Puerto Rico Manage Its Debt Is Delayed... Again

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- House lawmakers on Wednesday again delayed the release of legislation to help Puerto Rico restructure its $70 billion in debt. Rep. Rob...

Congress Bickers As Puerto Rico Edges Closer To A Default

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 04.20.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- As usual, Republicans aren’t talking to Democrats and Democrats aren’t talking to Republicans. This time, it's about legislation to ...

Bernie Sanders Says This Puerto Rico Rescue Package Would Just Make Things Worse

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 04.01.2016 | Home

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Friday issued a scathing condemnation of draft legislation in the House of Representa...

House Republicans Are Working On A Plan To Help Puerto Rico

The New York Times | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.25.2016 | Home

Politicians in Washington are coalescing around a financial plan to rescue Puerto Rico, just weeks before an expected major default on bond payments t...

An Important Step Forward for Our National Parks

Will Shafroth | Posted 03.15.2016 | Home
Will Shafroth

2016 is a pretty big year for the National Park Service, its centennial anniversary, and with it comes many moments to celebrate. In February, at the Lincoln Memorial, the National Park Foundation launched our Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks.

Senate Passed Bill Expediting Fossil Fuel Extraction on Native American Land Two Days Before Paris Agreement

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2016 | Home
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogPhoto Credit: Indigenous Environmental Network Indigenous peoples' rights nearly did not make it into the global deal sign...

Kate Sheppard

The One Thing Conservation Groups Are A Little Excited About This Congress | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- As the new chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Rob Bishop may be ready to spar with the Obama administration on some ke...

Rob Bishop Defeats Donna McAleer In Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Home

Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) defeated his Democratic opponent Donna McAleer in Tuesday's midterm election. TKTK will represent Utah's 1st congressional...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Plans To Designate New Monument, Republicans Plan To Freak Out | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.21.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON –- President Barack Obama plans to announce a new national monument on Wednesday, protecting nearly half a million acres in southern New ...

Monumental Folly

Ellis Richard | Posted 05.26.2014 | Home
Ellis Richard

The Antiquities Act is often our last hope for conserving our treasured landscapes. Now a new bill is attempting to gut it.

Amanda Terkel

Congress Vents Its Shutdown Frustration Through Away Messages, Voicemails | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.04.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- If you call Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) Washington office these days, you won't be greeted by a cheery staff assistant. Instead, you...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Lawmakers Back Obama On Sequester | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.07.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Faced with massive spending cuts that are set to take effect in just over three weeks, two Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that the...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Oppose Bill That Would Help Low-Income Moms Stay Home Like Ann Romney | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.19.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans emphatically agree with Mitt Romney that stay-at-home moms work just as hard as anybody in the workforce. But when it ...

GOP Bill Would Allow Congress To Veto National Monuments

Andrew Reilly | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

Our national morale has undoubtedly taken a hit from the lingering recession, but would we be willing to surrender national monuments to get back on t...

Tea Party Caucus Took $1 BILLION In Earmarks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Cutting federal spending may be a rhetorical cornerstone of the Tea Party and the congressional members of its official caucus, but a recent report fi...

What Does This Election Mean for Endangered Species?

Leda Huta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leda Huta

Politicians now use endangered species to score cheap political points, scapegoating wildlife protections for complex problems.

Republicans Push The Limits Of The States' Rights Movement

Roll Call | Jackie Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A group of conservative House Republicans will launch a states' rights task force this week but hope to avoid getting mired in debates over a host of ...

Unfinished Business

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Markarian

Among the very first Congressional bills introduced this week were two important measures to protect wildlife and should be on the fast track to getting over the finish line in the new session.

2008 Utah CD-01 General Election:
Bishop (R-i) vs Bowen (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UT-01: Bishop vs Bowen