| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Curry and sushi lovers beware: the issue of arsenic in rice is set to come back on the table this year.
The toxic problem first grabbed the headlines in September 2012, when Consumer Reports announced the results of its investigation into what it called...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Two years ago, state Sen. Rob Garagiola took up a bill that just about everyone else in Annapolis considered a lost cause.
The proposal, to require large retailers to offer employees 15-minute shift breaks every four hours, had languished for years under...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:04 PM
With Mitt Romney essentially assured the Republican nomination for president, the time has arrived to compare his (supposedly) differing viewpoints on health reform with President Barack Obama's.
As many commentators and policy analysts have recognized,...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
EPA defends cuts to water testing programs, says local or state agencies are better suited to the task....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The indoor tanning industry is providing false and misleading information about the health risks of tanning, congressional Democrats say. Their criticism follows an investigation in which their staff, including college interns, phoned salons...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 4:44 AM
Colleges should adopt a code of conduct that prohibits bullying and harassment in the wake of the suicide of a Rutgers University student whose gay sexual encounter in his dorm room was streamed online, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg said at a town meeting on...
| Mar 22, 2010
| 10:27 AM
|| Rep. Gary Ackerman [D, NY-5] || Aye ||
|| Rep. Michael Arcuri [D, NY-24] || Nay ||
|| Rep. Timothy Bishop [D, NY-1] || Aye ||
|| Rep. Yvette Clarke [D, NY-11] || Aye ||
|| Rep. Joseph Crowley [D, NY-7] || Aye ||
|| Rep. Eliot...
| Jun 24, 2010
One of the first provisions of the federal healthcare overhaul—allowing young adults to stay on their parents' health insurance until they turn 26—is expected to make a big dent in the number of uninsured young people this year.
| Aug 12, 2010
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said last week during a visit to Burbank that she will push for a congressional vote on an Armenian Genocide recognition bill.
Pelosi came to the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church in Burbank on Aug. 4 for a...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 6:44 AM
House Republicans' reading of the Constitution was interrupted Thursday by a woman who shouted "except Obama, except Obama" to the venerable document's words on a U.S. citizen's eligibility to be president.
Just as Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., was reading...
| Jan 12, 2011
The 111th Congress held its lame-duck session until Christmas to wrap up unfinished business before Democrats ceded control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans. But the business it failed to address is a most fundamental one.
Up until the...