Articles tagged with: Congress

08 July 2014

Border Crisis: $3.7 billion problem

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to help deal with the growing immigration crisis along the southern border.The money would be used to beef up the ...

30 June 2014

Obama says he'll go it alone on immigration

Posted in Regional, Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama vowed Monday to use executive actions to address illegal immigration and the ongoing humanitarian crisis developing along the U.S. border. Mr. Obama said obstructionism by ...

30 May 2014

Congress moves to protect medical marijuana

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News, Health

For the first time, Congress is taking action to protect – not condemn – medical marijuana use. Friday the GOP led U.S. House passed a measure that would prohibit the drug enforcement agency fr ...