Congress Scrambles to Actually Do Its Job Ahead of Long Summer Break

The typically languid Congress is a flurry of activity this week, and a bustling Capitol usually means that lawmakers are desperate to meet deadlines before skipping town for a long break. The five-week August recess begins on Friday, setting up a series of important votes in the 48 hours before members fly back to their districts. The House and Senate are battling over highway funding that ...

Congress Scrambles to Actually Do Its Job Ahead of Long Summer Break

The typically languid Congress is a flurry of activity this week, and a bustling Capitol usually means that lawmakers are desperate to meet deadlines before skipping town for a long break. The five-week August recess begins on Friday, setting up a series of important votes in the 48 hours before members fly back to their districts. The House and Senate are battling over highway funding that ...

Congress can invalidate SC decision – Drilon

Congress has enough powers under the Constitution to change or invalidate any decision made by the Supreme Court (SC). Senate President Franklin Drilon stressed this yesterday as he bared that Congress is now keen on passing a joint resolution that would redefine the utilization of savings in the national budget in the wake of the […]