U.S. House of Representatives
“I have serious things, serious things that I have to engage in. That is how I’m going to be spending my time”
The stakes will again be high when the House considers a $500 billion farm bill this month. House members rejected a farm bill June 20 amid divisions over food subsidies and food stamps.
Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst says the plan would have given farmers a consistent funding model for five years. Instead, that model will now be much shorter.
Rep. Rodney Davis’ bill is co-sponsored by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO).
He says passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was one of the major accomplishments made during his eight years in office.
On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]
Spokesman for train service says actions in the U.S. House could force service cuts.
Traditionally, members of Congress are split by party affiliation, with Democrats sitting on one side of the central aisle and Republicans sitting on the other.