U.S. Senate

House-Senate Negotiators Unveil Spending Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a bundle of spending measures for the ongoing budget year, blending cuts to NASA and community development programs while averting cuts to nutrition programs. The approximately $182 billion measure announced late Monday would fund …
Senate Passes $182B Spending Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved must-do legislation to fund the day-to-day budgets of five Cabinet agencies, kick-starting long overdue work to add the details to budget limits agreed to by President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans this summer. The 69-30 vote came on a $1…
Challenger To Barrasso Declares Intent [AUDIO]
There’s a candidate throwing his hat in the ring for Sen. John Barrasso’s U.S. Senate seat. Author and Lusk resident Thomas Bleming announced his intention to challenge Barrasso in 2012. Bleming’s curriculum vitae: “I’ve spent the last 40 years traveling around the…
Senate Dems Stymie Debt Reform [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s senior senator and congresswoman had their hopes to address the nation’s financial crisis dashed Friday, when the Democrat-controlled Senate voted against allowing a vote on the Cut, Cap and Balance bill. House bill thwarted in Senate:  At a press briefing Friday morning…