Tag: U.S. House

House Passes Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling

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The U.S. House passed tonight a bill to raise the debt ceiling in exchange for spending cuts. The tally was 269 to 161.

Alaska News Nightly: August 1, 2011

House Passes Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling, BBAHC Blames Layoffs on Washington Woes, Trapper Creek Mid-Air Crash is Second in Three Weeks, Bodies of Plane Crash Victims Recovered from Douglas Island, and more...

Senate Kills House Bill to Raise Debt Limit, Cut Spending

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The U.S. House passed a bill Friday that would raise the national debt limit and cut spending. It was a close shave, with just two more members voting for it than needed for passage, 218 to 210.

Alaska News Nightly: July 29, 2011

Juneau Teenager Dies After Assault in Arkansas; Senate Kills House Bill to Raise Debt Limit, Cut Spending; Debt Ceiling Dominates Senator Begich's Town Hall; Anchorage School District Receives Extra $19 Million; and more...

Young’s Sealaska Bill Goes to Natural Resources Committee Wednesday

Sealaska land-selection legislation will be before the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Wednesday. The panel is the bill’s final stop before heading to the House floor.

Alaska News Nightly: July 12, 2011

Obama Creates Inter-Agency Coordination Group for Oil and Gas Development in Alaska, CSIS Holds Conference on Arctic Oil and Gas Development, House Bill Could Put Limits on 'Biometrics', Kohring Requests Outside Trial, and more...

U.S. House Rejects Cutting Funding to Offensive in Libya

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In a surprising turn of events Friday, the U.S. House rejected a measure to cut off funding for the U.S. offensive in Libya.

Alaska News Nightly: June 24, 2011

Judge Orders Joe Miller to Pay Legal Fees from Election Challenge, U.S. House Rejects Cutting Funding to Offensive in Libya, Residents Return to Unalaska and Dutch Harbor After Tsunami Warning, Coast Guard Trains for More Arctic Traffic, and more...