In a Sunday conversation with Fox 2, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Michigan conveyed the message that when it comes to dispersing the more than $10 Billion in federal Covid 19 stimulus money, she’s hopeful both Republicans and Democrats in the State can work together.
House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation Wednesday over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation.
Washington, D.C., Police Chief Robert Contee said the dead on Wednesday included a woman who was shot by the U.S. Capitol Police, as well as three others who died in "medical emergencies."
The Detroit congresswoman described the moments a mob of protesters stormed the capitol and tried to break through the chamber doors. Lawmakers were forced to take cover under their desks - and grab a designated gas mask located under their seats.
On direct payments, the bill provides $600 to individuals making up to $75,000 per year and $1,200 to couples making up to $150,000, with payments phased out for higher incomes. An additional $600 payment will be made per dependent child, similar to the last round of relief payments in the spring.
Absent from the newest round of lock down measures deployed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are the bolstered funds that helped buoy Michigan businesses the last time business restrictions went into place.
Democratic congresswoman Haley Stevens has won re-election after beating Republican Eric Esshaki by three points.
Democrats controlling the House narrowly passed a $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Thursday night, a move that came as top-level talks on a smaller, potentially bipartisan measure dragged on toward an uncertain finish. An air of pessimism has largely taken over the Capitol.
"I met a couple that's moving out of the house out of a trailer because they don't want their credit rating impacted and they can't afford to make their rent or mortgage payments."
Representative John Lewis -- a lion of the Civil Rights Movement -- passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling to contain a pandemic still pummeling the country.
Congressional negotiators have agreed on a $8.3 billion emergency funding package to combat the growing coronavirus outbreak.
U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan was arrested while protesting outside Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
Michigan's population grew every year this decade however, it's still expected to lose a seat in Congress.
The House released a sweeping impeachment report Tuesday outlining evidence of what it calls President Donald Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine, findings that will serve as the foundation for debate over whether the 45th president should be removed from office.
The late Congressman John Conyers' voice played in a recording by his wife Monica at his funeral Monday.
"His motto was always 'Justice, peace, and jobs,' Monica Conyers said.
The House Ethics Committee announced Monday it would continue reviewing payments made by Rep. Rashida Tlaib during the 2018 election. On Monday afternoon, the Committee's chairman and ranking member issued a joint release the ethics panel would be extending its review of a "matter regarding Representative Rashida Tlaib," which was initially sent to the ethics office on Aug. 16, 2019.