Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced the creation of the Speaker's Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs. The Task Force is a bipartisan group of lawmakers focused on studying the proper balance of power between federal, state, tribal and local governments. Rep.
On April 26, 2017 President Trump signed an Executive Order on the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act.
The U.S. House of representatives has voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after voting in favor of the measure:
Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) introduced H. J. Res. 100, a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would provide states with the authority to repeal any federal rule or regulation if two-thirds of the states are in agreement. Upon introduction of this legislation, Rep. Bishop offered the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) have formally introduced the Utah Public Lands Initiative (PLI) legislation for consideration by the US House of Representatives. Included in the bill is a revamped 1.4 million acre plan for the Bears Ears region.
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By Jackie Kucinich, Roll Call Staff
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Oberstar's Clean Water Bill Is Aimed at Ending ‘Confusion' for Regulators
April 21, 2010
Geof Koss, CQ Today
In a bid to overcome deep-seated opposition that stalled past legislative efforts, a House chairman introduced new legislation Wednesday to overcome two recent Supreme Court rulings restricting the scope of federal clean water law.
By: Marin Cogan
May 12, 2010
A tightly held administration plan to consider designating up to millions of acres of land in the West as national monuments has Western Republicans up in arms.
Patrick Reis, E&E reporterAdding the greater sage grouse to the Endangered Species List would place unnecessary but damaging restrictions on Western economies, a coalition of lawmakers told the Obama administration today.
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President Obama has copied the page from his predecessor's playbook on how to push an energy and environment agenda.