Congressman Delaney has written to state leaders asking that they reconsider their decision not to request FEMA aid for Allegany and Washington County.
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.
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report outlining how the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) can improve their process for designating nonbank institutions as a Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI). A SIFI designation triggers additional regulatory requirements.
WASHINGTON – Four rabbis were killed Tuesday morning in an attack inside a synagogue in West Jerusalem. Three of the victims were Americans with dual Israel-U.S. passports. According to the New York Times, the victims were killed during the middle of morning prayers and at least a dozen worshipers were injured.
WASHINGTON – The House has passed legislation to update the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) to reflect the service of women in the armed forces. H.R.
Below is the tentative legislative schedule for the House of Representatives for the week of November 17. The House will be in session Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Each week the House is in session the schedule is set by the Speaker of the House.
December's edition of Fortune featured an op-ed by Alan Murray on the need for more elected officials with a businessperson's point of view. Murrary writes:
I voted in the midterms, but it wasn’t very satisfying. I used to think elections were the way we addressed society’s most pressing problems. No longer. Now they are like sporting events: 53–47. Go, team.