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J. Williams

House Democrats Unveil Plan To Bring Back Earmarks

House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) unveiled a plan on Friday to restore a limited version of earmarks that would allow lawmakers to direct spending for special projects in their districts. Democrats are rebranding earmarks as “Community Project Funding.” “Members want Congress to help their communities, particularly now as the pandemic exposed …

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Biden Nominates Three To USPS Board Of Governors

President Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated three people to fill vacancies on the United States Postal Service Board of Governors. The nominations came the same day Postmaster General Louis DeJoy apologized to a congressional panel about poor mail service but insisted the problems existed before he took over the USPS. …

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South Dakota House Moves To Impeach AG After Fatal Crash

South Dakota House lawmakers on Tuesday began impeachment proceedings against the state’s attorney general, who is facing misdemeanor charges for striking and killing a man with his car and is already under pressure to resign. Republican lawmakers introduced a resolution in the House to impeach the state’s top law enforcement …

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