US Senate backs Export-Import Bank renewal in procedural vote Washington: The US Senate voted on Sunday to advance legislation that would revive the federal Export-Import Bank, whose charter expired on June 30 and was not renewed by Congress, with conservative Republicans pushing to shut down the bank for good. 07/27/2015 - 12:14 am | View Link
Senate Moves Export/Import Bank Renewal with Transportation Funding The Senate advanced a proposal to extend the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s charter as part of legislation ... The House has passed a different plan, one without an Ex-Im renewal, putting pressure on both chambers to consider a short- term extension. 07/26/2015 - 11:52 pm | View Link
Sunday in the Senate: Health care and lending bank on agenda WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's a rare Sunday session for senators, and on the agenda are efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and reviving the federal Export-Import Bank. Both are amendments to a must-pass highway bill that the Senate is ... 07/26/2015 - 12:58 am | View Link
Senate approves Obama's Syria plan in funding bill (Photo: Mark Wilson, Getty Images) WASHINGTON — The Senate approved Thursday the House-passed ... The stopgap funding bill also includes a short-term renewal for the Export-Import Bank until next June. Congressional Republicans are divided over whether ... 09/19/2014 - 10:24 am | View Link
Senate approves Obama's Syria plan in funding bill The stopgap funding bill also includes a short-term renewal for the Export-Import Bank until next June. Congressional Republicans are divided over whether the bank should continue or be allowed to expire. It also includes $88 million in funds requested by ... 09/18/2014 - 12:07 pm | View Link
Congress Congressional news on the fiscal cliff, sequestration, and political commentary surrounding members of Congress. 08/30/2015 - 2:42 am | View Website
The United States Senate Committee on Finance: Newsroom ... Finance Committee Advances 21st Century Trade Bill. Bipartisan TPA Legislation Recognizes Today’s Digital Economy This week, the Senate Finance Committee approved ... 08/29/2015 - 11:14 pm | View Website
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The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 A BIPARTISAN BILL FOR A NEW ERA OF ENERGY IN AMERICA. On July 22, 2015, Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA) unveiled the ... 08/29/2015 - 6:53 am | View Website
Chairman's News 08/27/15 Hatch, Ryan Question Treasury’s Planned Country-by-Country Reporting Regulations: 08/25/15 Hatch Statement on CBO Long-Term Budget Outlook 08/28/2015 - 2:47 pm | View Website
Wall Street JournalEurozone Inflation Stays LowWall Street JournalEurozone consumer prices were barely higher than a year earlier in August, a development likely to fuel speculation that the European Central Bank will have to expand its recently launched bond-buying program. After a long, steady decline in the Euro-Area Inflation Stays at 0.2% as ECB Sees Downside RisksBloombergEconomyEurozone inflation: low but steadyFinancial TimesEurozone Inflation Stable at Annual Rate of 0.2 PercentABC NewsRTT News -Gulf Times -City A.
ReutersEurope, Asia stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years on China, FedReutersLONDON Stocks in Europe and Asia looked set on Monday for their worst monthly losses in at least three years, with investors still concerned about growth in China and the prospect of higher U. S. interest rates.
Austria's decision to start inspecting trucks at its border with Hungary after 71 migrants died in a food truck has created a huge, 25-kilometer (15 1/2-mile) traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. The Hungarian traffic firm Utinform reported the backup at the Hegyeshalom border crossing Monday and said traffic was slower than usual at other Hungary-Austria border crossings.
A colorful and complex figure in Maryland politics, Marvin Mandel was seen by some as an innovator who reorganized state government to be more efficient. For others, he was forever stained by his conviction for selling the powers of office. Mandel died Sunday afternoon after spending two days with family celebrating his stepson's 50th birthday.
A Syrian government official in charge of antiquities says the amount of damage done by an explosion near the ancient Temple of Bel in the militant-controlled city of Palmyra remains unclear. Maamoun Abdulkarim, the head of the Antiquities and Museums Department in Damascus, said Monday that "undoubtedly" a large explosion took place near the 2,000-year-old temple, which lies in a sprawling Roman-era complex.