• 2017
  • 2018). S. 1129 - 115th Congress: Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017. (govtrack.us)
  • A new report from the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations finds that a pharmaceutical company 'exploited the opioid crisis' to gouge taxpayers by increasing the price of its overdose reversal drug by 600% between 2014 and 2017. (csdp.org)
  • The report found that the company Kaléo raised the price of its drug EVZIO from $575 in 2014 to $4,100 in 2017. (csdp.org)
  • Ryan supported the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), the House Republican plan to repeal and replace the ACA, which passed the House on May 4, 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • On October 17, 2017, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin penned a letter in support of the legislation, writing that the bill would "increase rehabilitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • courts
  • Since the District of Columbia's founding more than two centuries ago, the city's residents have been denied the democratic rights that Americans living in the 50 states take for granted, including voting representation in Congress and control over their own legislation, budgets, courts, and prison system. (mayfirst.org)
  • In 2006, Congress passed a Boozman-authored provision promoting an expanded role for drug courts in efforts to reduce drug abuse and recidivism. (wikipedia.org)
  • We have to make enforcement happen through Congress and the courts, or there will be no point in making improvements. (davidswanson.org)
  • 111th
  • In the 111th Congress, Boozman has introduced and the House of Representatives has passed the Veterans Retraining Act of 2009, which provides resources and training opportunities for unemployed veterans. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 111th Congress, Ryan has sided with a majority of Republicans in 93% of House votes in which he has participated, and has sided with the overall majority vote of all House votes 95% of the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1980
  • In 1962, 1964, and 1968, David C. Treen, a Metairie lawyer who became the first Louisiana Republican governor in 1980, challenged Boggs for reelection. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1980 presidential election, he endorsed Republican turned independent John B. Anderson. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1980, she ran for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district, but got second place in the crowded Republican primary with 25 percent. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1998
  • After the 1998 ballot measure, then-Rep. Bob Barr , a Republican from Georgia, amended the district's budget to keep money from being spent on the program, effectively blocking it. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Subcommittee
  • He was an advocate for drug policy issues and chaired the Veteran Affairs Economic Opportunity Subcommittee, where he led the passage of bills expanding services for unemployed veterans. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 109th Congress, Boozman served as Chairman of the Veterans Affairs Economic Opportunity Subcommittee, which focuses on ensuring veterans have a smooth transition to civilian life. (wikipedia.org)
  • governor
  • citation needed] In early 1994, Republican Governor Pete Wilson appointed DeSaulnier, then a fellow Republican, to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors district 4, filling a vacancy caused by the resignation of Supervisor Sunne McPeak. (wikipedia.org)
  • opposes
  • Ryan supported the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit and opposes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as "Obamacare. (wikipedia.org)
  • freshman
  • His budget proposals were embraced by many of the Tea Party movement freshman Representatives elected to Congress in the 2010 midterm elections. (wikipedia.org)
  • bill
  • President Barack Obama is 'willing to put our national offense at risk for political folly' with his threats to veto a $612 billion defense bill passed by Congress earlier this month, Rep. Ryan Zinke told Newsmax TV on Wednesday. (newsmax.com)
  • One month later, on May 21, 2001, Gutiérrez's version of the bill was scrapped in favor of a more limited version entitled "Student Adjustment Act of 2001" (H.R. 1918), introduced by Representative Chris Cannon, Republican from Utah. (wikipedia.org)
  • This legislation, S. 1291, was the first bill given the short title of "Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act" or "DREAM Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • S. 1129 is a bill in the United States Congress. (govtrack.us)
  • In June, Reps. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Ron Paul (R-TX) made history by introducing the first ever bill in Congress to end federal marijuana prohibition, H.R. 2306 . (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • Tom Cotton, a Republican senator from Arkansas, has led a group of other Republican congresspeople who are opposed to the bill. (wikipedia.org)
  • retroactive
  • If the ban on ex post facto laws is understood to include laws that grant retroactive immunity from prosecution, then Congress has been busy violating it by passing laws like the Military Commissions Act or the FISA Amendments Act, laws that claim to give immunity to past violators of crimes. (davidswanson.org)
  • congressional
  • The Boycott of Maryland's 1st District (also known as the Boycott of Ocean City and Boycott of the Eastern Shore) is a boycott of the 1st Congressional District of Maryland in response to 2014 congressional legislation that interfered with the ability of the District of Columbia to pass its own laws. (wikipedia.org)
  • Boozman was praised by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, earning the organization's Congressional Leadership Award in 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • Committee
  • The bill's Bi-Partisan support from both the Republican and Democratic parties helped increase its likelihood of moving through committee hearings. (wikipedia.org)
  • I do not understand,' Zinke, a Montana Republican who sits on the House Armed Services Committee, told 'Newsmax Now' host John Bachman. (newsmax.com)
  • Boozman has used his seat on the Veterans Affairs Committee to pass legislation honoring the service and sacrifice of United States Military Veterans and increasing benefits to them and their families. (wikipedia.org)
  • criminal
  • It amends the federal criminal code to direct the court to impose a sentence for certain offenses with discretionary regard to any statuary minimum sentence. (wikipedia.org)
  • U.S. Federal and local drug enforcement agents have discovered that numerous non-citizen narcotics traffickers obtain Matricula Consular cards using aliases and that their use in the United States presents the U.S. with a serious criminal threat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Every year, my office prosecutes several hundred defendants who have violated criminal laws passed by Congress. (typepad.com)
  • former
  • Two other Boggs candidates were defeated, including State Senator Chester J. Coco of Marksville for attorney general, who lost to Fred S. LeBlanc, the former mayor of Baton Rouge, and Douglas Fowler of Coushatta, defeated by Allison Kolb of Baton Rouge, who later switched to Republican affiliation. (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • On July 2, the ACLU and NAACP were among 41 other local and national organizations in delivering letters to all members of Congress urging them to oppose policy riders that would undermine the District's local autonomy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to national security concerns, other members of congress later revoked the privilege by the summer of 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Congress members get some lifetime benefits that virtually no other job in America offers to retired employees. (govtrack.us)
  • A number of members of Congress, notably Alexander Hamilton, cited the incident as evidence that the capital needed to be under the firm control of Congress, and this notion was soon the consensus among the early nation's leadership. (mayfirst.org)
  • reform
  • Determined to maintain anti-drug orthodoxy, the DEA is running wild in the laboratories of democracy, smashing experiments in reform and injuring innocent bystanders. (cannabisnews.com)
  • A lot went on in the realm of drug policy reform in 2010. (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • This article was prepared by StoptheDrugWar.org's 501(c)(4) lobbying nonprofit, the Drug Reform Coordination Network, which also pays the cost of maintaining this website. (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • Ryan has an interest in political economics and has been a thought leader in Congress on issues of budget reform. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • That's about 100 times fewer patients, on a per capita basis, than states such as California or Oregon, where the drug can also be legally used to alleviate illnesses. (chicagotribune.com)
  • enforcement
  • A contributing factor was the work on behalf of NORML by Pitkin County Deputy District Attorney Jay Moore, who helped win over the legislature's Republican leadership with arguments as to money wasted on needless enforcement of marijuana laws. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • It's winnable for a Republican - George Pataki won the district handily in 2002 against a well known and popular Democrat. (wredlich.com)
  • role
  • is amended- (1)in section 102 (21 U.S.C. 802), by adding at the end the following: (57)The term "courier" means a defendant whose role in the offense was limited to transporting or storing drugs or money. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some suggest that it is Congress' role to tell researchers what kinds of cells to use. (ontheissues.org)
  • national
  • Just after the end of the American Revolution, as Congress was gathered in Philadelphia debating, among other issues, where to locate the permanent seat of government, an incident occurred that influenced the future course of relations between the national government and the not-yet-embryonic capital city. (mayfirst.org)
  • He used agencies including the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Park Service, the Department of Defense (DOD), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Department of Education (DOE), the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Office of the Surgeon General to promote the establishment of a religion. (davidswanson.org)
  • policy
  • He went on to become an assistant United States attorney general, Office of Legislation, in 1973, and counsel for the Energy Policy Office in The White House from 1973 to 1974. (wikipedia.org)
  • The problem is also the access of the real medicine, the cost to buy them is too high so poor people are just despaired (they despair) to find something, anything that they think could help them," said Ruth Dreifuss, Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. (csdp.org)
  • political
  • The rise of authoritarian or authoritarian-leaning political figures has been accompanied, in some cases driven, by calls for both sanctioned and extra-legal government violence in their crime and drug policies. (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • threat
  • The University of New Hampshire Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program's coordinator called the rescheduling of Rohypnol an "imperative," as the drug "poses an imminent and serious threat to public health and safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • vote
  • DC Vote Director Kimberly Perry explained that while District residents may not have a vote in Congress, they can vote with their wallets. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was elected as a Republican in 1904 with 58 percent of the vote, defeating Democrat Henry Hollis. (wikipedia.org)
  • District
  • Their grievance: As part of the deal to prevent a shutdown of the federal government, Congress - with the acquiescence of President Obama - had just banned the District from using its own money to pay for abortions for low-income women, and had revived a private-school voucher program that many local officials and residents opposed. (mayfirst.org)
  • to exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular states, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the United States. (mayfirst.org)
  • He is now running for Congress again as a Republican in Georgia's 11th District. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Constitution
  • In 2007 Attorney General Alberto Gonzales testified before Congress that the right to habeas corpus that appears in the Constitution doesn't really exist. (davidswanson.org)