Infrastructure Bill Gives Amtrak $66 Billion
The new funding would be the largest investment in passenger rail since Amtrak was created in 1971, according to the administration.
Next test of Trump’s influence on the Republican Party: a crowded GOP primary fight for an Ohio House seat
Federal monitors cost millions, with disputed results. Seattle's police watchdog was a case in point.
Democrats call on McCarthy to apologize after he said ‘it will be hard not to hit’ Pelosi with gavel
GOP lawmaker who once spurned masks urges people to take covid-19 seriously after eight-month illness
Collins says infrastructure bill could pass Senate by end of week with at least 10 Republicans in support
Hearing begins for Idaho lawmaker who shared rape accuser’s name
Republican Rep. Priscilla Giddings became the subject of two ethics complaints by about two dozen lawmakers after she publicized the rape accuser's name, photo and personal details about her life in April by sharing links to an far-right news article on social media and in a newsletter to constituents.
About 99.999% of fully vaccinated Americans have not had a deadly Covid-19 breakthrough case, CDC data shows
Biden admin to extend safety to Afghan allies who worked for non-governmental groups, media
The Biden administration on Monday announced that it’s expanding refugee eligibility for Afghans and their family members, opening a pathway to safety for allies affiliated with media or non-governmental organizations but who didn’t qualify for a Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) due to previous criteria, The New York Times reports . “This designation expands the opportunity to permanently resettle in the United States to many thousands of Afghans and their immediate family members who may be at r...
How unions are racking up new wins in Democratic-controlled Washington state
Over the past few years, Washington's unions have benefited greatly by having a Legislature with all three chambers controlled by Democrats. And the last session saw even more progress for unions.