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.