Congress isn't properly funding its food safety act
April 9, 2015, 4:26 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Congress passed the Food Safety Modernization Act 4 years ago but hasn't backed it up with money.
The SWEET Act: National sugar-sweetened beverage tax proposed
July 31, 2014, 10:51 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro introduces a tax that would add a 1-cent per teaspoon tax on caloric sweeteners in beverages.
Congress approves first new wilderness area in 5 years
March 7, 2014, 2:42 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The bill protects 32,500 acres of Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, ending an unprecedented five-year drought of new wilderness areas designated by the U.S. Congress.
NASA assessing impact of government shutdown
October 21, 2013, 10:02 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
The space agency will reevaluate mission timelines and do a safety walk through of its facilities full operations resume.
How the government shutdown affects our national parks
October 1, 2013, 7:18 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
For the first time in nearly 18 years, national parks around the country will close their gates and send their employees home. Think it doesn't affect you? Think again.