To appreciate why U.S. Representative Scott Peters has twice broken with his Democratic colleagues and voted to roll back parts of Obamacare, it’s helpful to know that his San Diego-area district is teeming with voters who have reasons to be angry about the law.
U.S. House Democrats failed to win Republican support needed for legislation giving regulators temporary authority over how companies led by Comcast Corp. and AT&T Inc . provide Web service, Representative Henry Waxman said.
The U.S. House’s inability to pass a farm subsidy and food stamps bill last month isn’t a good sign for must-pass legislation to raise the federal debt limit or extend government spending past Sept. 30, Representative Henry Waxman said.
Automakers would pay new fees to the U.S. to fund an increase in safety regulations, under a bill proposed by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman in response to Toyota Motor Corp.’s record recalls.
Tea Party and conservative groups criticized efforts by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to reach a compromise that that would freeze the U.S. mandate for corn- based ethanol, even before a deal is worked out.
A Gulf of Mexico oil well failed a pressure test hours before a drilling rig exploded last month, an executive for well owner BP Plc told the U.S. House Energy Committee that’s investigating the incident.