WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee is expected to resume markup of a controversial bill aimed at fighting internet copyright infringement, the Stop Online Piracy Act.
When Newt Gingrich and other White House aspirants gave political pitches at a forum hosted by the Republican Jewish Coalition in early December, the leading financial benefactor for the group and Gingrich in recent years was absent: multibillionaire Sheldon Adelson, who was in Asia tending to his sprawling and controversial casino empire.
Newt Gingrich earned some $600,000 as a consultant to a major ethanol lobbying group, not the $312,500 that the organization, called Growth Energy, disclosed last spring.
It’s an important moment for Americans who eat fish or use electricity. After more than two decades of delays, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is poised to issue a new regulation restricting some power plant emissions that have polluted the nation’s air and water.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The White House announced today that nine states will receive federal money from the $500 million Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge fund, but New Jersey isn’t among the winners.
UPDATED: The House Judiciary Committee will resume markup of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 9 a.m. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee has postponed further debate on a controversial bill that would give the government the power to block access to entire websites accused of hosting content that infringes on copyrights. The committee is expected to resume the markup proceedings after Congress’ holiday recess.
The U.S. government lost a spy drone over Iran. Is it part of an ongoing covert war?
The Environmental Protection Agency has allowed the use of unapproved methods to demolish buildings containing asbestos, threatening public health and possibly violating worker safety rules, the EPA’s inspector general has concluded.
A select group of U.S. multinational corporations have been furiously lobbying for a tax holiday, they say, to bring more than a trillion dollars in so-called “trapped” foreign earnings back home and invest it in the American economy.
Three advocacy groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency last week over concerns that regulations for paper mills emissions are 25 years out of date.