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July 12, 2019 In The News

The House soldiered on through hundreds of amendments to the annual defense policy bill Thursday, but major issues — including authorization to use force and military involvement on the southern border — remain unresolved, as does the ultimate fate of the bill.

July 12, 2019 In The News

The House on Friday approved its defense authorization bill after adopting a slew of progressive amendments that helped Democrats earn votes from the party’s more dovish members in the face of Republican opposition.

July 10, 2019 In The News

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be playing into stereotypes that adversely affect women and minorities in financial decisions, according to two experts. 

The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled: "Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence: Where We Are and the Next Frontier in Financial Services."

July 8, 2019 In The News

Tuesday is the last day for public comment on a proposal that could evict or even separate thousands of families with mixed-citizenship status who receive housing assistance in Texas.

July 4, 2019 In The News

A year after heavy rains flooded Harris County and forced the cancellation of many events, including Houston’s Freedom Over Texas, the area’s Fourth of July celebrations stayed dry Thursday.

July 2, 2019 In The News

A group of lawmakers visited two border facilities in Clint and El Paso, Texas, on Monday, and they made sure everyone knew about the poor living conditions they saw by sharing graphic details of their trip via Twitter.

July 1, 2019 In The News

A delegation of U.S. Congress members and Texas legislators is in El Paso and Clint, Texas, Monday to investigate several facilities used to detain migrants.

Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX-16) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) are leading the delegation.

June 28, 2019 In The News

On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved the Senate GOP’s version of the border supplemental by a vote of 305-102. 

June 25, 2019 In The News

The House Financial Services Committee continued to focus on workforce diversity. 

That committee held a hearing entitled “Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards.”