Post Tagged with: "House of Representatives"

DC Mayor Testifies For Budget Autonomy

Speaking before the House of Representatives Oversight Subcommittee on Thursday, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray addressed the controversial restrictions for the District in Congress’s fiscal year 2012 budget. Gray called for an easing of federal restrictions on the D.C. budget process, saying that federal guidelines put an undue strain on the[Read More…]

by May 16, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Complex Changes Mark GOP Win

Even with races still left to be decided, last Tuesday’s elections are already being considered to be of great historical significance. I agree. Yes, these elections mark the largest gain of House seats for a party in decades and a drastic change in the balance of power in Washington. Yes,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2010 0 comments The Guide

In New Film, Gingrich Takes On Secularism

For Newt Gingrich, conversion happened naturally. “I feel like what happened was I became Catholic over time and then realized. It wasn’t like one morning I woke up and said, `You know, I think I’ll be Catholic,’ but rather the process surrounded me, absorbed me,” Gingrich said in an exclusive[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments News

Bill Eases Loan Process

Last September, the House of Representatives passed the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009, which increased the maximum amount of Pell Grant awards and converts all federal student loans to a direct loan program. The Senate ought to pass this important piece of legislation, as it would make[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Opinion