113th Congress http://wamc.org en League Of Conservation Voters Releases Scorecard On Congressional Environmental Votes http://wamc.org/post/league-conservation-voters-releases-scorecard-congressional-environmental-votes <p></p><p></p><p>The New York League of Conservation Voters released its annual environmental review of the state’s Congressional representatives. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:25:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 83731 at http://wamc.org League Of Conservation Voters Releases Scorecard On Congressional Environmental Votes Sanders bill would crack down on tax havens http://wamc.org/post/sanders-bill-would-crack-down-tax-havens <p>MONTPELIER, VT. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is pushing legislation to stop corporations from sheltering income in the Cayman Islands and other tax havens. The legislation also would end tax breaks for companies that ship jobs and factories overseas.</p> Sun, 10 Feb 2013 18:41:35 +0000 Associated Press 57527 at http://wamc.org Sanders bill would crack down on tax havens Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 3 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-richard-neal-part-3-10 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>House Republicans remain in control for the 113th Congress. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that House rules make life in the minority difficult.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 56673 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 3 Congress passes $50.5B Superstorm Sandy aid bill http://wamc.org/post/congress-passes-505b-superstorm-sandy-aid-bill <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for Superstorm Sandy victims to President Barack Obama for his signature.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:59:41 +0000 Associated Press 56705 at http://wamc.org Congress passes $50.5B Superstorm Sandy aid bill Congressman Bill Owens Discusses New Session http://wamc.org/post/congressman-bill-owens-discusses-new-session <p></p><p></p><p>Democratic Congressman Bill Owens has been sworn in to a new term as the new 113th Congress convenes.&nbsp; On today’s Community Corner the Congressman talks about some changes he faces as he enters his new term - from a newly drawn district to a change in his committee assignment. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 55371 at http://wamc.org Congressman Bill Owens Discusses New Session 113th Congress Votes to Curb Filibusters http://wamc.org/post/113th-congress-votes-curb-filibusters <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The House has adopted Republican-written rules for the chamber as partisan differences surfaced on the first day of the 113th Congress.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Senate put off discussion of its rules so that the Democratic leader could develop a proposal to curb filibusters, and try to win support from minority Republicans.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 22:39:31 +0000 LARRY MARGASAK & Associated Press & AP - Washington 55029 at http://wamc.org 113th Congress Votes to Curb Filibusters