WASHINGTON, DC — The Financial Services Committee has confirmed that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, will be testifying before the committee on October 23rd, 2019. He will be there to answer questions about Facebook’s Libra Project. The Committee and many of its members have previously expressed concerns about the project and its proposed rollout.
WASHINGTON, DC — This afternoon, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer joined Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia for a tour of BakerRipley’s East Aldine Campus, which offers a variety of community programming that aims to alleviate poverty in the greater Houston area.
Houston, TX – El líder mayoritario Steny Hoyer se unirá hoy 30 de septiembre a la Congresista Sylvia Garcia para una visita en el campus de BakerRipley en East Aldine.
HOUSTON, TX — Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will join Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia today, September 30th for a site visit at BakerRipley’s East Aldine Campus.
HOUSTON, TX. – La tormenta tropical Imelda causó estragos y daño en Houston y el condado Harris, donde en partes del condado Harris cayó más de 43 pulgadas de agua en solo 72 horas. Hasta ahora, 5 personas han sido reportadas muertas y varias más heridas.
HOUSTON, TX. – Tropical storm Imelda wreaked havoc on Houston and greater Harris County after dumping as much as 43 inches of rain in 72 hours in parts of Harris County. So far, five people have been reported dead, and several others injured as a result of the storm.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – La congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) se unió a sus colegas en la Cámara de Representantes para aprobar la ley bipartidista FAIR (por sus siglas en inglés), que pondría fin al uso forzado del arbitraje en los conflictos de consumidores, trabajadores, derechos civiles, y antimonopolio.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) joined her colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass the bipartisan FAIR Act, which would end the use of forced arbitration in consumer, worker, civil rights, and antitrust disputes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hoy, la congresista Sylvia García del distrito 29 de Texas se unió a sus colegas en la Cámara de Representantes para aprobar su proyecto de ley, la Ley de Protección de Informantes de PCAOB de 2019.
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Vulnerable Democrats continued to announce their support for impeachment proceedings Tuesday ahead of an important caucus meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and amid a scandal over whether or not President Donald Trump reportedly pressured a foreign nation to investigate one of his political foes.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended months of caution on impeachment Tuesday, launching a formal inquiry aimed at removing President Donald Trump over allegations he withheld aid from Ukraine to pressure that country to launch a corruption investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden.
All 13 Texas Democrats serving in the U.S. House now favor opening impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump or are open to the idea.
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Residents from Conroe to Galveston are complaining that they haven't gotten their mail since a postal facility roof collapsed during Tropical Storm Imelda.
Meanwhile, the U.S. Postal Service says just about all of their mail delivery has returned to normal.
Many Houstonians haven’t received mail since Wednesday as a result of Tropical Imelda Storm’s impact on several post offices east of Houston and near Beaumont.
PORTER, Texas - The U.S. Postal Service is still working to recover from last week’s storm damage after the heavy rain.
Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (D-TX 29) held a press conference Sept. 23 to address post-Imelda recovery efforts, standing across the street from the damaged post office on Aldine Bender Road in north Houston.
This past week, the House Financial Services Committee considered and passed a few bills that would, if passed by the House, result in changes to the securities laws. These include:
There are two political roadblocks that have powered the slowly building push to impeach President Trump among House Democrats. One is starkly political — the recognition that the Senate under Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) would never vote to remove Trump from office.