#Senate Republican

Congress & Courtsspectrumnews1.com

Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress on Friday that she will start taking emergency measures next week to keep the government from an unprecedented default on the national debt. In a letter to House and Senate leaders, Yellen said that her actions would buy time until Congress...
Picture for Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit
Roseburg, ORkqennewsradio.com


Legislative leaders in Salem are reacting to the passing of Roseburg State Representative Gary Leif. Oregon House Republican Leader Christine Drazan said, “I am deeply saddened by the unexpected loss of our friend and colleague Gary Leif. Gary’s sense of humor, his commitment to bi-partisanship and his love of family and community marked his service in the Oregon Legislature”.
Congress & CourtsPosted by
Daily Mail

Defiant Chuck Schumer says he has 'every intention' of passing the infrastructure bill by August after Republicans blocked his first bid to get it to the floor

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sent a strong message to his Republican colleagues by defiantly telling them he still has 'every intention' of passing ambitious infrastructure legislation totaling nearly $5trillion by the end of summer. The Democrat's remarks on the Senate floor Thursday come a day after Republicans struck down...
Alabama Statentvhoustonnews.com

Unvaccinated folks are ‘letting us down’ – says Alabama Republican governor

Alabama’s Republican governor Kay Ivey added her voice to a growing number of Republicans and conservative commentators expressing support for COVID vaccines. “Folks supposed to have common sense. But it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It’s the unvaccinated folks who are letting us down,” Ivey said on Thursday (July 22).
Harrisburg, PApasenategop.com

Senate Republican Leaders Criticize Decertification of Fulton County Voting Machines

HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today regarding the Department of State’s announcement that voting machines in Fulton County would be decertified:. “The directive by the Pennsylvania Department of State to decertify the voting machines from...
Congress & CourtsPosted by
PBS NewsHour

Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans rejected an effort Wednesday to begin debate on a big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Joe Biden. But supporters in both parties remained hopeful of another chance in coming days. Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York had...
Congress & CourtsPosted by
The Hill

Frustration builds as infrastructure talks drag

Tempers are starting to flare on both sides of the aisle as bipartisan infrastructure talks drag on and negotiators face the prospect of missing an informal self-imposed deadline of Monday for getting a deal. Some Democrats are accusing Republicans of slow-walking the negotiations and reopening negotiating items that were believed...
TrafficPosted by
The Hill

Transit funding, broadband holding up infrastructure deal

Negotiators on Thursday were working to resolve two issues standing in the way of a bipartisan infrastructure package: a disagreement over transit funding and how to handle a broadband internet component. A fight that popped up earlier in the week over whether to use a Medicare-related revenue source, which White...