The Conference Committee dropped their report on the National Defense Authorization Act late last night. In case you didn't already see this coming, the detainee provisions are still intact from the Senate version, though the infringing Section numbers have changed to 1021 & 1022 (formerly Secs. 1031 & 1032). The only real modifications made […]
Here at C4L, we've been getting a wide range of questions from our members about what happened in the Senate during the fight over S. 1867, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and what the current status of the bill is. Legislative battles are often fast-paced fights where details are changing minute-to-minute. Unfortunately, the internet […]
San Franciscans passed a proposition in 2003 that requires the city to increase the minimum wage each year, using a formula tied to inflation and the cost of living. – Fox News San Francisco Tops $10 Minimum Wage – Fox News Bank Run Hits Latvia – Yahoo Canada Supreme Court Will Rule on Arizona Immigration […]
Yesterday, Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee conversed on the Senate floor about the urgent need for sending a rock solid Balanced Budget Amendment to the Consitution to the states for ratification in order to restrain out-of-control spending in Washington. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSSMR6HA2Gs
This afternoon, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 10, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, the House companion to Senator Paul's S. 299. The REINS Act is a much-needed piece of legislation that would seek to restore Congress' perogative over creating laws by requiring a stand-alone, up-or-down vote […]
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