US Congress passes bill to avert government shutdown, sends it to Biden

The US House of Representatives on Thursday approved a stopgap bill to fund the federal government through early March and avert a partial government shutdown, sending it to President Joe Biden for final approval. The measure passed 314-108, with 106 Republicans and two Democrats in opposition. Earlier on Thursday, the Senate had easily passed […]

Kansas state legislature passes pro-Israel resolution amid Gaza war

The Kansas State Senate and House of Representatives used their first official act of the 2024 legislative agenda to pass a pro-Israel sentiment and pledge support for Israel after the October 7 massacre. The Kansas legislative bodies adopted a measure rejecting rising antisemitism impacting Jewish communities worldwide. Resolution HR 6030 officially condemns the brutal […]

US House passes Israel-only aid bill, despite WH, Senate objections

The US House of Representatives on Thursday passed a Republican plan to provide $14.3 billion in aid to Israel and cut funding of the Internal Revenue Service, despite Democrats’ insistence it has no future in the Senate and the White House’s promise of a veto. The measure passed 226 to 196, largely along party […]