Recent News Headlines : Legislatures

ROGERS: US WARNED FRANCE OF RUSSIAN CYBERTHREAT


What can we do to assist?' Rogers told lawmakers on the Senate Armed Services Committee... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 182

HISTORY AS LARISSA WATERS BREASTFEEDS BABY IN SENATE


So proud that my daughter Alia is the first baby to be breastfed in the federal Parliament!... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 10690

DEAL REACHED ON US SPENDING, SHUTDOWN LIKELY AVERTED


Lawmakers have until Friday to get new spending legislation to President Donald Trump's desk... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 0

PARAGUAY CONGRESS BUILDING SET ABLAZE AFTER VOTE ON PRESIDENTIAL RE-ELECTION


Police fired rubber bullets at protesters in front of the Congress building... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 235

SENATORS OPPOSE AMENDMENTS TIGHTENING RUSSIAN LAW ON RALLIES


Organizers of a public rally, on the other hand, would have to coordinate it at least 15 days ahead... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 24

Trending News Headlines : Legislatures

STATE LAWMAKERS LAUNCH GUN CONTROL COALITION


Congress has failed in its responsibility to prevent gun violence, said Jose Rodriguez, a Democratic state senator from Texas... READ MORE

9th December, 2014 2108

KENYAN MPS BRAWL OVER SECURITY BILL


Opposition MPs shouted and ripped up copies of the bill, warning that Kenya was becoming a "police state"... READ MORE

18th December, 2014 1444

DUMA EYES RESTRICTIONS ON SILLY NAMES FOR RUSSIAN CHILDREN


The bill was initially drafted by Russian Senator Valentina Petrenko Republic of Khakassiya in April last year... READ MORE

29th January, 2017 1196

POLICE BREAK UP BLOCKADE OF POLAND'S PARLIAMENT AMID POLITICAL CRISIS


Several opposition lawmakers said they would spend the night in parliament... READ MORE

17th December, 2016 954

HONG KONG LEGISLATORS DEFY BAN AS STANDOFF CONTINUES


Waving China's national flags, the protesters gave a thumbs-down sign as they shouted Against insulting China, against Hong Kong independence, protect national dignity... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 862

HOUSE GOP VOTES TO GUT INDEPENDENT ETHICS OFFICE


Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., the non-partisan Office of Congressional Ethics would fall under the control of the House Ethics Committee, which is run by lawmakers... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 862

LEADER OF EFFORT TO OUST BRAZILS PRESIDENT LOSES SEAT


Mr. Cunha faces an array of corruption charges, making him a symbol of the widespread graft and impunity in Brazil's political system... READ MORE

13th September, 2016 599

DUTCH MPS VOTE TO APPROVE CANNABIS CULTIVATION FOR FIRST TIME


The Dutch lower house of parliament has narrowly voted to approve the cultivation of cannabis... READ MORE

21st February, 2017 557

A BILL TO IMPEACH SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT PARK GEUN-HYE PASSED


A bill to impeach South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday passed at the Parliament, winning two-thirds majority as 234 lawmakers voted in favor, 56 against and 2 abstained... READ MORE

9th December, 2016 338

ANN WAGNER PICKS HER NOSE AND EATS BOGEY LIVE ON TV


Introduce yourself to Ann Wagner, Missouri's second district Representative... READ MORE

16th August, 2015 121

SPEAKERS OF THE HOUSE: WAS BRONWYN BISHOP BIASED?


Bronwyn Bishop was described by Labor as biased during her speakership but how does Mrs Bishop compare with previous Speakers and deputy Speakers?... READ MORE

6th August, 2015 101

CATERPILLAR WOULD GAIN FROM U.S. HIGHWAY FUNDING AMID ITS SLUMP


The highway bill also would revive the Export-Import bank, which counts Peoria, Illinois-based Caterpillar among its biggest beneficiaries... READ MORE

4th November, 2015 95

'WILL OBAMA BE NAMED RUSSIAN AGENT FOR SAYING US ELECTIONS REFLECT WILL OF AMERICAN VOTERS?'


'Will Obama be named Russian agent for saying US elections reflect will of American voters?' -- RT Op-Edge... READ MORE

2nd December, 2016 86

ASSISTED-SUICIDE BILL APPROVED BY CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY


Polls show consistent support for such a measure in California, and in May the California Medical Association changed its longstanding opposition to a neutral stance... READ MORE

13th September, 2015 69

MALARNDIRRI MCCARTHY TO NOMINATE FOR NOVA PERIS' SENATE SEAT


The announcement came after current senator Nova Peris revealed she would not run in the 2016 federal election... READ MORE

25th May, 2016 62

FIRST-TERM DEMOCRATS IN ANNAPOLIS WANT TO PUSH THEIR PARTY LEFT


Maryland's House of Delegates voted unanimously three years ago to cap the state's yacht tax... READ MORE

15th May, 2016 59

BOEING, GE WOULD BE BLOCKED FROM EX-IM LOANS IN AMENDMENT


Committee spokeswoman Jill Shatzen declined to comment about whether any of the Ex-Im amendments were likely to be forwarded to the full House... READ MORE

3rd November, 2015 56

DUMA OBLIGES RUSSIAN MPS TO REPLY PERSONALLY TO CITIZENS' ADDRESSES


The draft was prepared by the head of the State Duma Law Making Committee, Pavel Krasheninnikov United Russia ... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 39

HOUSE ETHICS PANEL TO INVESTIGATE PHILADELPHIA'S FATTAH


The House of Representatives ethics committee said on Monday it will investigate whether Representative Chaka Fattah, a Democrat from Philadelphia, had broken congressional rules after federal... READ MORE

3rd August, 2015 24

MORE FROM THE TORONTO STAR & PARTNERS


House Republicans vote to eviscerate independent ethics office... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 17

WHAT WOULD A DOUBLE DISSOLUTION ELECTION MEAN FOR YOU?


The Senate rejected the bill in August last year, providing the Prime Minister with a trigger for a double dissolution... READ MORE

1st March, 2016 9

MYANMAR RULING PARTY LEADERS TO MEET MONDAY BEFORE PARLIAMENTARY SHOWDOWN


But Shwe Mann still holds the powerful position of the speaker of parliament... READ MORE

16th August, 2015 7

PEACE DEAL BROKERED IN LIBYA FOURS YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF GADDAFI


The proposal was signed late on Saturday by two groups from the Libyan parliament and the rival General National Congress... READ MORE

6th December, 2015 6

SCHUMER URGES AMERICANS TO CONTACT REPS TO IMPROVE GUN LAWS


Charles Schumer on Sunday called on Americans to make their voices heard by demanding that their congressional representatives improve gun-buyer background checks... READ MORE

20th June, 2016 6

HOUSE TO RESUME WORKING VISITS OVERSEAS


As then House speaker, Ade decided to limit working visits abroad for lawmakers amid public criticism... READ MORE

2nd December, 2016 1

30 DAYS, 2 BILLS PASSED: NEBRASKA SESSION MARRED BY GRIDLOCK


Many of last year's filibusters were led by liberal senators blocking conservative-backed bills, such as a proposal to reinstate the winner-take-all system in presidential elections... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 1

JAPAN'S LARGEST OPPOSITION PARTY ELECTS FIRST FEMALE LEADER


Japan's main opposition Democratic Party DP elected its first female leader Thursday as 48-year-old former TV newscaster Renho won the leadership election by a large margin... READ MORE

16th September, 2016 0


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