The Senate voted to give Obama “fast track” powers to passing the “Trans Pacific Partnership Bill” on Friday with a vote of 62 to 37. 465 more words
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AUSTIN (AP) — The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature, one allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms and the other permitting them to be carried in plain sight most everywhere else, have been slow going so far — and now need a final week push to become law. 95 more words
Bill C-586, also known as the Reform Act, has captured the attention of the public. As a Senator, I’ve made my views on this bill known to my colleagues and now that it has gained wider attention — directed and torqued primarily by the bill’s author, MP Michael Chong — it is incumbent on me to make these views known to a wider audience. 665 more words
OTTAWA – Mike Duffy’s lawyers are accusing the Senate of deliberately withholding an internal audit report about residency that could prove the suspended senator’s innocence. 881 more words
The oil marketers in Nigeria have resolved to mobilise their members for the immediate distribution of fuel in the next six hours.
The National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has also agreed to begin lifting petroleum products also in the next six hours. 334 more words