The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bipartisan bill Monday afternoon aimed at helping streamline the international adoption process for prospective parents. The "Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019" aims to help American families keep abreast of other countries' adoption laws and any changes that could delay or halt the process. "The world today is full of orphaned children, but it's also full of loving families who are ready and eager to adopt them," Rep. Ron Wright...TheBlaze
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper approach to relations with Beijing.U.S.
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Private prisons house thousands of inmates across Georgia, but many public officials and activists, including a commissioner in Athens, say it's time for private prisons to end in the state.The Red and Black
Republican efforts failed Friday to thwart the passage of a bill to extend federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.POLITICO
The House on Thursday passed a health care package that included several bipartisan bills to lower drug costs, but without the support of most Republicans because it also included legislation to strengthen Obamacare. The vote was 234-183. Five Republicans voted to approve the package. Republican representatives, most of whom would have likely supported the drug pricing bills if they were brought up alone, cried foul, saying Democratic leaders had attached the Obamacare legislation as a poison...WPLG
The House of Representatives passed its first major piece of legislation addressing climate change on Thursday, aiming to prevent the US from leaving the Paris climate agreement. The bill passed, 231-190. Three Republicans joined with Democrats to support the legislation. It prohibits the use of federal funds from being used to withdraw from the treaty -- an agreement that's been sharply criticized by President Donald Trump. He's vowed to withdraw from the treaty, which wouldn't happen until...WPLG