Clean Air Act Issues Congress Could Grapple With in New Session

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:48:02 +0000

While the Republican-led U.S. House and Senate in the 115th Congress was mainly focused on reviewing, for modification or repeal, several environmental rules issued under the Clean Air Act (CAA), the new Democrat majority in the House could focus on a slew of different measures, a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) suggests.  […]

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Palace: It’s up to Congress to abolish all wage boards

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:04:05 +0000

Palace: It's up to Congress to abolish all wage boards

Malacañang is leaving it to Congress to decide whether to scrap wage boards nationwide, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said.

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No deal: US government shutdown begins

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:33:58 +0000

No deal: US government shutdown begins

A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump’s demands for $5 billion to start erecting his cherished Mexican border wall, a chaotic postscript for Republicans in the waning days of their two-year reign controlling government.

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US gov’t bound for shutdown as Congress, Trump fail to reach deal

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 06:39:26 +0000

US gov't bound for shutdown as Congress, Trump fail to reach deal

The US government will begin a Christmastime shutdown at midnight, as Congress adjourned Friday without passing a federal spending bill or addressing President Donald Trump’s demand for money to build a border wall.

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Only President can bar Diokno from attending House probe — Palace

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:29:51 +0000

MANILA, Philippines —There’s only one official that can bar Budget Secretary Ben Diokno from attending the House of Representatives’ probe on alleged “pork insertions” in the 2019 national budget — that’s the President.

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