‘Medicare X’: Bill to expand public health care introduced in Congress

Senator Tim Kaine introduced a bill to expand healthcare called "Medicare X".  Sen. Kaine said the idea is to create a new public option for health insurance. But gaining support for the plan remains a challenge. 

By |2019-04-05T20:18:32-04:00April 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Bill to make phone companies provide robocall-blocking tech introduced in Congress

People are sick and tired of robocalls. Millions of Americans' landlines and mobile phones are ringing at all hours of the day and night with sales people or scammers.

By |2019-04-03T20:37:47-04:00April 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Education, humanitarian aid advocates push Congress to fund children’s programs

Early education advocates from across the country gathered on Capitol Hill Tuesday to urge lawmakers to invest in U.S. education and provide humanitarian support for the world's children. West Virginia resident Brittany Smith said the youngest victims of the opioid crisis need help. 

By |2019-04-02T17:57:02-04:00April 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

‘Paycheck Fairness Act’ to close gender wage gap, protect workers, proposed in Congress

This week the House of Representatives is expected to vote on a bill to close the gender wage gap. Virginia Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger is a co-sponsor of the "Paycheck Fairness Act."  

By |2019-03-28T08:46:08-04:00March 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

After Barr’s conclusions, lawmakers calling for details of Mueller report to be released

Attorney General William Barr said he doesn't believe there's enough evidence to pursue the matter any further. Lawmakers are pushing for details of the report to be released.

By |2019-03-25T17:09:04-04:00March 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Military projects could be cut due to Trump’s border wall emergency declaration

This week, the Pentagon released a list of construction projects that could be on the chopping block due to President Trump's national emergency declaration to build the border wall.  

By |2019-03-22T13:59:53-04:00March 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments