Delaney Op-Ed in Washington Post: A Bipartisan Plan to Rebuild America, Reform Taxes, and Create JobsAmerica's infrastructure is in dire need of an upgrade. In the Washington Post, Congressman Delaney put forward a bipartisan solution that repairs our crumbling roads and bridges, improves our tax code, and helps American workers and businesses compete.
The editorial board of the Financial Times urges Congress to pass Congressman Delaney's bipartisan Partnership to Build America Act. Delaney's bipartisan infrastructure bill would create millions of jobs and improve our quality of life and competitiveness.
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WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 5035, to reauthorize the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The legislation authorizes NIST for fiscal years 2014 and 2015.
A provision to help prevent the Highway Trust Fund from running a deficit has been added to a bill sponsored by Congressman John Delaney (D-Md), the Partnership to Build America Act.
Below is the tentative legislative schedule for the House of Representatives for the week of July 21. The House will be in session Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
WASHINGTON – Thursday Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) voted for a package of tax breaks designed to encourage charitable giving in the United States. The House passed the legislation, The Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014 (H.R. 4719) in a 277-130 vote.
WASHINGTON – Thursday a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board. According to the Washington Post, U.S. intelligence believes that the plane was brought down by an antiaircraft missile. At least one American citizen was killed aboard the plane.