Paying for $1 Trillion Highway Infrastructure
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:34:00 -0500
Coming up with $1 trillion in extra dollars is a heavy lift for the U.S. Congress. Lawmakers could barely find the roughly $11 billion needed for a 10-month Highway Trust Fund extension that runs through May 2015.
Immigration and Homeland Security
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:28:00 -0500
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner (R-Ohio), announced this week he is putting a lawsuit together to challenge President Obama's executive orders on immigration, concurrent with the House contemplating legislation that would construct hundreds of miles of new roads and fence, while many on Capitol Hill say that no one knows for sure exactly how safe the border is.
UAVs in the News Prompts Calls for Quick Regs
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:19:00 -0500
The drum roll for commercial drone UAV regulation is getting louder in the wake of an incident at the White House earlier this week when an unmanned aircraft landed on White House grounds.
Bill to Repeal Cuba Travel Ban
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:12:00 -0500
Eight bipartisan U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would repeal restrictions on travel from the United States to Cuba, with a House bill expected to be introduced next week.
U.S. Economy: Road Ahead
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:06:00 -0500
The U.S. economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent this year and another 2.9 percent in 2016, thanks in part to lower oil prices says the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
Papillon: Limited Seats Remain for Sunday's Big Game
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:49:00 -0500
Glendale, Ariz. – Need a ride for Sunday's Big Game? A few seats remain for The Papillon Group's privatized helicopter experience. The Seattle Seahawks will face the New England Patriots this Sunday at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. and there is a small window of opportunity to book this incredible ride to the biggest game of the year.
Repeal and Replace Obamacare
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:10:00 -0500
Next week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote again to fully repeal Obamacare, but the bill will also instruct the relevant committees in the House to begin work on a replacement plan.