Facing Pressure, House OKs Anti-Harassment TrainingPressured to respond to burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations, the House easily approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday requiring annual anti-harassment training for lawmakers and aides.
House To Vote On Mandatory Sexual Harassment TrainingRocked by allegations of sexual misconduct, the House is moving ahead on legislation to require anti-sexual harassment training for all members and their staffs.
GOP Tax Writers Delay Rollout As Trump Sets Rapid TimetableHouse Republicans are struggling to complete work on a sweeping tax proposal, delaying its public release by a day.
Some In GOP Open To Banning Gun Accessory Used In Vegas Shooting Senior congressional Republicans say they are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully automatic weapons.
Dems Push For Gun Safety Bills; GOP Legislation In LimboDemocrats are renewing calls for gun safety legislation after Sunday's deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but their pleas are falling on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress.
GOP Plan To Slash Legal Immigration Wins President Trump's SupportThe RAISE Act would make our immigration system point-based, prioritizing applicants based on their job skills, English-speaking skills and more.
Trump To Leave On 1st Vacation Since InaugurationPresident Donald Trump is due to set out Friday on his first extended vacation from Washington since the inauguration — a 17-day getaway to his private golf club in central New Jersey.
Texas Set To Pass Transgender Bathroom Law For SchoolsA transgender "bathroom bill" now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools.
Bathroom Bill Has One More Chance In The Texas HouseControversial Bill 2899 or what is often referred to as the 'bathroom bill' missed a key deadline in the Texas House, but some say it still has a chance to survive.
Texas House OKs Letting Adoption Groups Deny Non-ChristiansMany state-funded Texas adoption and foster care agencies routinely deny non-Christian, gay, and unmarried applicants on religious grounds — and legislation that got initial approval in the state House on Tuesday is designed to protect them from potential lawsuits from doing so.
Congress Finishes Spending Bill, Sends Legislation To TrumpThe Senate has delivered to President Donald Trump the first significant legislation of his presidency, a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would keep the government running through September
Texas Senate Passes Bill Requiring School Bus Seat BeltsThousands more Texas children could soon have seat belts on the buses they ride to school.
House OKs Major School Finance Fix; Senate's Plans UncertainThe Texas House late Wednesday night approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance plan that pumps an extra $1.6 billion into classrooms and begins overhauling the troubled way the state pays for public education.
"Bathroom Bill" Subject Of Texas House Committee MeetingDiscussions are again ramping up in Austin over House Bill 2899 or the proposal referred to as the “bathroom bill.”
House Sends Bill To Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation. That move could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.