- Senate blocks Dems' bill boosting vets' benefits Updated: Feb-27-14 5:41 pm
- Senate committee approves Tahoe Restoration Act Updated: Feb-07-14 6:14 am
- Unemployment bill stalled anew in Senate Updated: Feb-06-14 4:52 pm
WASHINGTON - A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation that would have provided $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefits for the nation's veterans. The bill fell victim to election-year disputes over spending and fresh penalties against Iran.
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A U.S. Senate Committee has passed a bill authorizing hundreds of millions of dollars for environmental projects at Lake Tahoe.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans narrowly blocked the advance of legislation to restore benefits for the long-term unemployed on Thursday for the second time in less than a month, and Democrats said they intended to call yet another vote on the issue.