The House could vote as soon as Tuesday to override Trump’s veto on the national emergency declaration centered around the border wall.
President Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday. With opponents of the national emergency declaration unlikely to override his veto in the U.S. House, things will likely turn to the courts.
The law has not been updated since 1998.
Toomey confirmed his position to Erie News Now more than an hour before the Senate voted on the resolution. He had been among a growing number of Senate Republicans considering a “no” vote throughout the week.
This is the third consecutive year Trump has called for cuts or even attempted to eliminate the program. However, Great Lakes lawmakers have been able to restore the funding in the final budget in previous years.
The trip caps months of research and studies that comes together in one final report they’re handing to lawmakers and top policy leaders.
The president’s power to declare a national emergency could end up in the hands of Congress. That is, if a proposal from New York Rep. Tom Reed gains traction.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he would consider visiting Erie to support and show solidarity for union members striking Wabtec, his latest statement regarding the tense labor contract dispute.
Under the plan, parents or guardians would pay no more than seven percent of the annual income.
Members of New York’s Congressional delegation, led by 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, began scrambling Monday to prevent funding for a program aiding 9/11 first responders and survivors from running out.
Believe it or not, there is actually something bringing members of Congress together in this divided time: beer.
The School Resource Officer Act would reauthorize the U.S. Justice Department’s “Community Oriented Policing Services” (COPS) program by pumping $300 million from fiscal years 2020-23 to help local districts offset salaries and other costs.
Now, with support for paid family leave growing among Republicans and even President Donald Trump, Gillibrand wouldn’t mind bending the President’s ear on that issue.
“With the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act, we want to restore whole milk back into our schools,” said U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-Pa.).
As lawmakers scramble to reach a deal before Feb. 15, both Republicans and Democrats are drawing up competing plans that could eliminate shutdowns altogether.
Senate Democrats are pitching a plan they hope will be a building block: a scaled-down $100 billion proposal to rebuild America’s public schools, known as the “Rebuild America’s Schools Act.”
Warriors to Washington President Joe Pfadt is the special guest of U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly to Tuesday's State of the Union Address.
President Donald Trump will deliver his second State of the Union Address and third address overall to a joint session of Congress tonight.
Toomey's plan would take away some of President's tariff authorization power and give it back to Congress.
The first formal talks aimed at preventing another government shutdown began on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
The first votes of the 2020 presidential election won’t be cast for nearly a year. But the number of Democrats ready to challenge President Donald Trump continues to grow.
The deal President Donald Trump struck with top Congressional Democrats announced Friday will fund the federal government through February 15. Does that mean another shutdown could happen in three weeks? Trump seems prepared for that.
Pennsylvania's U.S. Senators expressed both frustration and slight optimism following a pair of failed votes that would have ended the partial government shutdown, now in its 34th day.
The effects of the government shutdown can be felt from the ground to the sky at U.S. airports.
A surprise appearance from Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, and a video message from President Donald Trump headlined the annual March for Life rally on the National Mall.
U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D-Pa.) will not seek the Democratic Party's nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, according to a statement released Friday morning.
Ways & Means is among the most powerful committees in Congress, famous for overseeing tax and trade policy, among others.
Three of the longest-serving female lawmakers hail from Northwestern Pennsylvania.
Gov. Tom Wolf was sworn into office for a second term Tuesday in Harrisburg.
As Gov. Tom Wolf prepares for a second term in Harrisburg, the upcoming 2019-2020 session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly will be heavily influenced by lawmakers from Northwestern Pennsylvania.