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Politics Nov 17Why 2018 could be one of the Senate Ethics Committee’s busiest years
Next year, the panel could be working nonstop, deciding the fate of up to three lawmakers, including two facing allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior.
Nation Nov 14Puerto Rico ignored advice on Whitefish power contract, documents show
Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, the panel’s chairman, said “a legacy of dysfunction” at PREPA has created “a competence deficit” that threatens Puerto Rico’s ability to improve conditions for its 3.4 million citizens.
Nation Nov 02Energy Sec. Perry says fossil fuels can prevent sexual assault
Rick Perry's remark comes as an uproar over sexual-assault allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein has spread to other industries and politics.
Politics Oct 30National Park Service drops funding for Black Panther Party project
The National Park Service has withdrawn plans to pay nearly $100,000 for a project honoring the legacy of the Black Panther Party after police groups complained to President Donald Trump.
Nation Oct 27Utah senator: Trump shrinking 2 national monuments in Utah
President Donald Trump is shrinking two national monuments in Utah, accepting the recommendation of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to reverse protections established by two Democratic presidents, a Republican senator said Friday.
Politics Oct 27WATCH: Trump administration disavows Puerto Rico power contract
The Trump administration said Friday it had no involvement in the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid to a tiny Montana company in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown.
Politics Oct 26Congressional committees investigate Puerto Rico contract award
Multiple congressional committees are investigating a $300 million contract awarded to a small Montana company in the hometown of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that was tapped to help restore Puerto Rico's damaged power grid.
Politics Oct 26Democrats condemn proposed fee hikes at national parks
Democratic senators are harshly criticizing a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Zion.
Nation Oct 24Democrat urges probe of Puerto Rico power contract to Zinke neighbor
A Democratic congressman on Tuesday called for an investigation into a $300 million contract awarded to a small company based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown of Whitefish, Montana.
Politics Oct 16Joe Manchin demands White House withdraw drug czar nominee Tom Marino
Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia says Marino played a key role in passing a bill weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.