Public has unique opportunity to influence New Mexico airspace expansion

Rep. Torres Small issues notice to get community feedback on environmental impact statement. The U.S. Air Force held its first public hearing on a proposed New Mexico airspace expansion yesterday, Nov. 18. The event in Hobbs was the first of eight meetings designed to gather community feedback on the potential affect of Holloman Air Force Base’s plan...

Rouda stops GOP stunt from delaying climate action

Republicans in Congress have routinely criticized Democrats for neglecting legislation in favor of impeachment proceedings against President Trump. But one stunt that got little attention shows how Republicans tried to block actual legislating in favor of focusing on impeachment.

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How this representative is pushing Congress to help farmers

For the second time this year, Rep. Abby Finkenauer has rallied dozens of House members to push Congress to renew lapsed tax credits that would bring "much-needed relief" to the companies that make biofuels and the agribusinesses that depend on them.

After historic election, Democrats will run Virginia in 2020

For the first time in more than two decades, Republicans no longer control the state legislature.

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Rep. Lauren Underwood defying legislative expectations for a freshman

Less than halfway through her first term, Underwood has accomplished what has historically taken new members of Congress in the majority party a full two years to achieve.

Black students more likely to be penalized at school in Virginia

School disorderly conduct charges are vague, overly harsh and used disproportionately, say researchers

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The freshman Rep. who fought her party for farmers, and won

“You know, we're called a flyover state, but we're incredibly important to this country— and my job is to make sure that I'm the voice for every person in our district."