386Apr 4, 2014
Witnesses testified before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security about passport fraud and passport screening procedures in the both the U.S. and the rest of the ...
658Mar 27, 2014
NASA Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal. The request is $17.5 billion with the goal sending humans to an asteroid by 2025, the ...
236Mar 25, 2014
Federal Emergency Management Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
Craig Fugate testified on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agency’s $10.38 billion fiscal year 2015 budget request. The proposal includes $7 billion for the Disaster Relief ...
1,270Mar 14, 2014
Air Force Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh testified about the fiscal year 2015 budget request of $109.3 billion, which included cutting over 20,000 airmen ...
322Mar 4, 2014
House Session, Part 2
The House convened for a legislative session to consider a number of bills under Suspension of the Rules, including H.R. 3370, a bill that would delay national flood insurance program premium ...
910Feb 26, 2014
Homeland Security Department Oversight
Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a Homeland Security Department oversight hearing. Topics included on such issues as counterterrorism, border security, emergency preparedness, and ...
627Jan 16, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives convenes to debate a bill that would require the Health and Human Services Dept. to report weekly on HealthCare.gov enrollments and to detail all problems with ...
640Jan 15, 2014
Members debated and passed a $1.1 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill to fund the federal government through September 30, 2014. The bill included a closed rule allowing for one hour of debate on ...
359Jan 8, 2014
House Session, Part 2
The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.
Representative Bradley Byrne (R) was sworn in to represent Alabama’s 1st Congressional District, making the ...
356Sep 20, 2013
NASA Inspector General Paul Martin and NASA Associate Deputy Administrator Richard Keegan testified at a House Science Subcommittee hearing on NASA’s efforts to manage its facilities and ...
970Sep 18, 2013
Military Spending Cuts
Representatives of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines testified on the impact of sequestration on military budgets and operations in fiscal year 2014. During his testimony, General Odierno ...
739Sep 10, 2013
Use of Military Force in Syria
Secretary of State Kerry, Secretary of Defense Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey testified about the Obama administration’s request for authorization for the use of force in Syria in ...
367Aug 2, 2013
291Jul 9, 2013
Social Media and Emergency Management
Federal, state, and private emergency responders testified about efforts to adapt social media tools like Facebook and Twitter for response to natural and man-made disasters. Among the topics ...
502Jun 19, 2013
Continue Consideration of H.R. 1947 - Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas / Agriculture Committee)
The Rule provides ...
201Jun 5, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Defense Authorization Markup, Part 3
The House Armed Services Committee marked up the fiscal year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act for the Defense Department, national security programs, and overseas contingency ...
435Jun 5, 2013
First votes expected: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Last votes expected: evening.
One Minute Speeches
Begin consideration of H.R. 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014 (Open ...
497Jun 5, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Defense Authorization Markup, Part 1
The House Armed Services Committee marked up the fiscal year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act for the Defense Department, national security programs, and overseas contingency operations.
243Jun 4, 2013
Emergency Management and Social Media
Witnesses testified on the use of social media in emergencies, focusing on recent crises such as the Boston Marathon bombing and tornadoes in Oklahoma.
335Apr 26, 2013
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