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‘A dereliction of duty:’ U.S. lawmakers grill FDA commissioner over baby formula shortage 

‘A dereliction of duty:’ U.S. lawmakers grill FDA commissioner over baby formula shortage 

Robert Califf testifies during the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the nomination to be commissioner of the Food and [...]
Ginni Thomas Urged Arizona Lawmakers to Overturn Election

Ginni Thomas Urged Arizona Lawmakers to Overturn Election

But she has adamantly opposed a fuller inquiry into the insurrection. Last December, she co-signed a letter calling for House Republicans to expel Rep [...]
Ted Cruz just convinced the Supreme Court to make it easier to bribe lawmakers

Ted Cruz just convinced the Supreme Court to make it easier to bribe lawmakers

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority has been at war with campaign finance laws for more than a dozen years, stretching at least as far back a [...]
What the Jan. 6 Panel Wants to Learn From 5 G.O.P. Lawmakers

What the Jan. 6 Panel Wants to Learn From 5 G.O.P. Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — In deciding to take the highly unusual step of issuing subpoenas to five Republican members of Congress, the House committee investigatin [...]
U.S. lawmakers struggle with how to get a Covid aid package passed over an immigration fight.

U.S. lawmakers struggle with how to get a Covid aid package passed over an immigration fight.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill continue to struggle with how to advance a pandemic aid package amid an election-year dispute over immigration, even as Cong [...]
Jan. 6 Panel Seeks to Interview Three More G.O.P. Lawmakers

Jan. 6 Panel Seeks to Interview Three More G.O.P. Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol sent letters on Monday seeking interviews with three Republican member [...]
US Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Give CFTC Crypto Spot Market Oversight

US Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Give CFTC Crypto Spot Market Oversight

U.S. Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) reintroduced the Digital Commodity Exchange Act Thursday, which would create a co [...]
Europe’s Lawmakers Set to Advance Discussion of Controversial Crypto AML Rules

Europe’s Lawmakers Set to Advance Discussion of Controversial Crypto AML Rules

Lawmakers could be swayed by the risk of a legal challenge, Schrepel believes – but in practice it may be difficult to get them to retreat from a posi [...]
McCarthy Feared G.O.P. Lawmakers Put ‘People in Jeopardy’ After Jan. 6

McCarthy Feared G.O.P. Lawmakers Put ‘People in Jeopardy’ After Jan. 6

Representative Kevin McCarthy, the House Republican leader, feared in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 attack that several far-right members of Congress wo [...]
New York Lawmakers Advance Mining Moratorium Bill to Full Assembly

New York Lawmakers Advance Mining Moratorium Bill to Full Assembly

The bill would place a two-year moratorium on new permits for proof-of-work mining operations in former power plants. www.coindesk.com [...]
US lawmakers sound alarm to EPA over environment concerns of crypto mining

US lawmakers sound alarm to EPA over environment concerns of crypto mining

United States House of Representatives member Jared Huffman and 12 other lawmakers have requested the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, assess [...]
Lawmakers Keep Mentioning Privacy in CBDC Discussions

Lawmakers Keep Mentioning Privacy in CBDC Discussions

“It doesn't involve any account, which means that you can use it peer-to-peer directly. You can use it offline and because there's no third party, the [...]
US lawmakers introduce companion bill to ‘mitigate risks’ from El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law

US lawmakers introduce companion bill to ‘mitigate risks’ from El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law

Two members of the House of Representatives have introduced legislation aimed at mitigating the risks to the United States financial system due to El [...]
As Earmarks Return to Congress, Lawmakers Rush to Steer Money Home

As Earmarks Return to Congress, Lawmakers Rush to Steer Money Home

WASHINGTON — One hundred million dollars for an airport in Mobile, Ala. Tens of thousands for upgrades to a police station in the tiny town of Milton, [...]
Biden Executive Order, Ukraine War Present US Lawmakers an Unprecedented Crypto Learning Opportunity

Biden Executive Order, Ukraine War Present US Lawmakers an Unprecedented Crypto Learning Opportunity

This real-world situation, coupled with the executive order, is a powerful opportunity for industry to demonstrate to policymakers how crypto can be u [...]
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