Tag: Senate

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Trump to nominate Wheeler to head EPA

November 19, 2018By

The announcement about Andrew Wheeler, EPA’s current administrator, came during a Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House.

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Tax reform bill headed to White House

December 20, 2017By

Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act early Wednesday morning, overhauling the U.S. tax code for the first time in more than three decades.

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Senate confirms MSHA assistant secretary of labor

November 18, 2017By

The U.S. Senate confirmed David Zatezalo’s nomination to be the next assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety & Health Administration.

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Senate rejects Trump’s proposal to cut transportation funding

July 27, 2017By

A Senate panel rejected President Trump’s effort to eliminate Obama-era transportation grants, as opposed to providing a funding boost for the program.

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Senate passes Water Resources Development Act

September 16, 2016By

The Senate passed a bill that includes funds for water infrastructure projects across the United States.

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Congressional bills include WOTUS block

June 21, 2016By

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would block the implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

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House, Senate reach multi-year highway bill agreement

December 1, 2015By

House and Senate lawmakers reached an agreement on a highway bill that would extend federal transportation funding for […]

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Patch would give Congress time for multi-year highway bill

November 17, 2015By

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure to extend federal highway funds until Dec. 4. The Senate […]

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Negotiators selected to mold passable highway bill

November 12, 2015By

The House and Senate selected members of both parties to serve as negotiators who can eliminate differences that […]

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