(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Thursday passed a short-term funding bill that averts a partial government shutdown that was expected late Friday night.The final vote tally was 77-13. The measure now heads to the president's desk.The new funding deadlines for the government spending bills... Read More.
(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- The Alabama House of Representatives has passed legislation to restore access to in vitro fertilization after a controversial state Supreme Court ruling that embryos are children raised questions about the treatment in Alabama.Thursday's vote, which was 94-6 with three abstentions, completes... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats helped Speaker Mike Johnson to pass a short-term funding bill in the House to avert a government shutdown before a Friday deadline -- but it only kicks the can down the road for a week.The House voted 320-99 in bipartisan fashion... Read More.
LONDON -- Ghana’s parliament has passed a controversial new anti-LGBTQ bill following months of debate that could make it illegal to identify as a citizen of the LGBTQ in the West African nation.The bill -- named the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill Monday that will eliminate school vaccine requirements for those who claim religious exemptions, but only for some schools.Last week, the House began considering the bill, known as HB 5105, which proposed eliminating... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Reacting to a controversial new Alabama Supreme Court ruling that embryos should be considered people under the law, Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth said on Sunday that she was "devastated" for how this could affect treatments like in vitro fertilization.She also called out... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The West Virginia legislature is considering a bill that would remove protections for librarians in case minors come across books that contain what the state considers "obscene" material at their facilities.The bill passed the House of Delegates on Feb. 16 and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has passed a $95 billion foreign aid bill for Israel, Taiwan and Ukraine, setting up a showdown in the House of Representatives where Republican leaders have resisted such legislation.The Senate voted 70-29 to approve the bill... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pushed his Senate colleagues Monday to finally "finish the job" and get the $95 billion foreign aid bill across the finish line -- however, Republican Sen. Rand Paul, a vocal opponent of the bill, filibustered on the... Read More.