Senate approves $12.3 billion water bill WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress sent the White House a $12.3 billion water projects bill half the size of its last one seven years ago -- before the economy sank into a deep recession that helped swell the government's debt and before lawmakers swore off ... 05/22/2014 - 2:40 pm | View Link
Senate committee approves budget bill SANTA FE – A budget bill endorsed Sunday by a Senate committee would tack about $17.5 million for public school initiatives sought by Gov. Susana Martinez on to a House-drafted spending plan. The Senate Finance Committee voted 9-0 in favor of the $6.2 ... 02/16/2014 - 6:19 pm | View Link
US Senate Committee Approves Immigration Reform Bill The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a massive immigration reform bill, voting to send it to the entire Senate for debate. Tuesday evening's vote was 13 to five. It came after one of the bill's eight sponsors, Democrat Patrick Leahy ... 05/21/2013 - 6:12 pm | View Link
Senate Approves Deal Brokered by VP Biden; Back to US House The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a compromise early Tuesday to avoid the worst impact of the so-called fiscal cliff about two hours after the midnight deadline at which the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts came into effect. The Senate voted 89 ... 01/1/2013 - 2:45 am | View Link
Senate approves renewal of export bank WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate approved a bill that would reauthorize and increase funds for the Export-Import Bank, a federal trade bank that helps boost U.S. exports, delivering to President Obama one of his administration's top priorities for job growth ... 05/15/2012 - 7:16 am | View Link
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Cordish Cos. has some breathing room on the planned development of a luxury hotel by Omni Hotels & Resorts in downtown Louisville.
The Louisville Metro Council voted Thursday to extend its agreement with Cordish, a Baltimore-based developer, until Dec. 31 to develop the downtown block bounded by Muhammad Ali Boulevard and Liberty, Second and Third streets.
Cordish and Omni had requested a four-month extension, which would allow more time for the crafting of a finalized hotel plan.
A state judge on Aug. 28 again declared the way Texas funds its public schools unconstitutional, ruling that the so-called “Robin Hood” funding formula flunks the task of fairly distributing dollars across school districts in rich and poor areas.
State District Judge John Dietz issued a written ruling reaffirming a decision he issued from the bench in February 2013 that the funding mechanism doesn’t provide for a “general diffusion of knowledge” as required by the Texas Constitution.
The National Football League has instituted a new policy for punishing personnel for domestic violence according to multiple reports, calling for a six-game ban upon a first offense and a lifetime ban upon a second offense.
Adam Schefter of ESPN tweeted that the new rule is part of the "fallout" from a the league's decision earlier this year to suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games after he was caught on video tape punching his then-fiancee, now wife, Janay Palmer, and then dragging…
Research and development, by definition, comes along with extraordinary risk. Entire industries and investment portfolios are colored by the simple fact that scientific and medical research takes huge upfront spending, patience, a high tolerance for losses.
What if all that changed thanks to big data analytics? Much of the estimated $600 billion spent by the world's top 1,000 research companies last year -- not to mention the time of their researchers -- would be up for reallocation.
Northside Independent School District awarded a small San Antonio-based company the contract to provide professional pest-management services for all schools.
Northside, the largest school district in San Antonio, has 115 elementary, middle and high schools that collectively serve more than 100,000 students. Pest Shield San Antonio President Dominick Alongi would not disclose the financial terms of the contract, but the contract is in the six-figure range.
Northside approved the contract for one…