The Wall Street Journal reports that other than a few successful bills on body cameras for police officers, most other measures have failed or stalled amid opposition from police unions and prosecutors.
He says there would even be enough money to give police a 25 percent pay increase.
Congress mandated in 2008 that railways have it installed within seven years, but didn’t provide financial support past the first year. Facing a Dec. 31 deadline, Durbin says he’s open to setting a new target date to let railroads become compliant.
Missouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
The Belleville Boot Company employs 750 people nationwide and has manufactured military boots since World War 1.
Bill before Congress seeks to block dumping of cheap steel and other foreign-made products into U.S. markets.
It won’t be on you – it will be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston).
The payments included tax credits for families that didn’t qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Rodney Davis of Taylorville talks job creation and urges small business owners to hire military veterans