WASHINGTON, D.C. - A deal on the debt ceiling has been agreed on by President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R- CA). Now it’s up to the House and Senate to pass the legislation before June fifth. “We’ve got good news,
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Every five years congress has to pass something called the Farm Bill. It’s a massive piece of legislation that covers everything from agriculture to food programs. A handful of people from our state visited our nation's capital ad
WASHINGTON, D.C. - We are now one week away before the Treasury Department’s June First deadline for the debt ceiling. If congress and the president cannot reach an agreement before then, we could go through a recession and millions of jobs could be
WASHINGTON, D.C. - One year ago at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, 19 children and two teachers were killed in a mass shooting. The shooting was one of the deadliest school shootings in America. The community and Americans were horrified and heartb
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The clock is ticking for congress and the President to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling before the June first deadline. So far, no agreement has been made but the negotiations continue. The President wants to freeze spending at th
We are about ten days away before the June first deadline to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling. If no agreement is made, it could mean a global economic fallout.
Congressman Thompson, who chairs the House Agriculture Committee, said one of his top concerns he hears from people across the US is we’re facing a labor shortage in the agriculture industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following reports of potential ethical violations by Supreme Court justices in recent months, a Senate committee held a hearing on judicial ethics. Members were split on whether this is a congressional issue or not. In April, ProPublica
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The clock is ticking for lawmakers to reach a deal on the debt ceiling. There seems to be some optimism in Washington that an agreement can be made before the June deadline. After meeting with congressional leaders and just before Presi
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Experts acknowledge Artificial Intelligence, better known as AI, is evolving and expanding as more companies pivot towards this technology. AI has been getting a lot of national attention recently, including the focus of congressional h
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 14, 2023, marked the anniversary of the Buffalo, New York mass shooting. Ten people were killed in the racially motivated shooting at the Tops grocery store. Three others, including the shooter, were wounded. To mark the anniversary
Friday, May 12 is the first full day that Title 42, a pandemic-era immigration policy, has ended. It allowed federal agents to quickly turn away some migrants. Right before Title 42 expired, House republicans passed a sweeping immigration bill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The war in Vietnam ended 50 years ago. Tens of thousands of US soldiers died. As a way to thank the millions of Vietnam veterans for their service, a three-day event is taking place in our nation’s capital. “Served on USS (i
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A couple of months ago, United Airlines abruptly announced they were stopping service to Erie International Airport. This announcement was a shock to the airport and to the community. Airlines stopping services at airports is an issue t
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In early February, a Norfolk Southern train carrying toxic chemicals derailed along the Pennsylvania-Ohio border. Nearby communities have been impacted by the derailment. While the cleanup continues there, other communities along our ra
According to members, nearly a third of the island’s residents are food insecure and they said while the island is still recovering from major hurricanes, SNAP benefits could be a game changer for Puerto Ricans.
Senators on both sides of the aisle say this legislation helps to protect kids from social media harms.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A couple of months ago, we sent a crew Ukrainian. While they were in Lviv, they met with international volunteers helping feed soldiers on the front lines. One of those volunteers we met, just received one of the top awards in Ukraine f
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Friday April 21, the Supreme Court is set to make it’s first major abortion-related decision since overturning Roe v. Wade last summer. Justices are supposed to decide whether to grant the Biden administration’s request t
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The US House of Representatives passed legislation that would ban transgender women and girls from competing in female school sports. Republicans are calling this a ‘win’ for women's rights. Opponents say this legislation ta
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In 2009, Continental flight 3407, crashed near Buffalo, New York, killing all 49 people on board and one person on the ground. Since the crash, Congress made significant changes for airline training and safety. Family members of the vic
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Pennsylvania’s freshman Senator John Fetterman (D- PA) makes his return to the Capitol. Fetterman spent the past several weeks getting treatment for severe depression. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have expressed support fo
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Organizers and activists with March Fourth a group that was founded following the Highland Park, Illinois Fourth of July parade shooting, advocated to ban assault weapons. Marching towards our nation's Capitol building, activists with t
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A 21 year-old member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard is now facing two espionage charges after allegedly leaking hundreds of classified documents. Retired Vice Admiral Robert Murrett shares his perspective of the leak. Helicopte
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The 2024 elections are right around the corner and we’re now seeing candidates, like Senator Bob Casey (D- PA) announce they’re running for Pennsylvania's competitive US Senate seat. Casey, who is the longest serving democra
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Studies have shown remote learning during the pandemic set our student’s educational growth back. It also impacted their overall social and mental well-being. In preparation for the next pandemic, congressional lawmakers are takin
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The day after former president Donald Trump was in a New York courtroom facing 34 felony counts related to alleged hush-money payments, he took to social media urging republicans to “defund” two federal law enforcement agenc
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In January, people across the nation were unified in hoping Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin recovered after suffering a cardiac arrest during a game. Hamlin said a quick response saved his life. Now he’s taking this opportunity
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Biden and his administration released a 12-page document outlining the decisions and challenges they faced during the US withdrawal from Afghanistan. The White House is putting the blame on the former administration for the ch
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new drug investigation conducted by a Senate committee, shows the US is facing a shortage of critical drugs. Drugs that are used against the common cold or flu to drugs that are used for cancer. In a recent investigation spearheaded b