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Stories with person: John Barrasso
  • Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season 
    Updated: May-05-15 4:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season that could cost the agency more than $1 billion and require shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires.

  • GOP divided as Supreme Court ruling on health care law nears 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 11:52 am

    WASHINGTON - Sen. Ron Johnson was elected to Congress in 2010 as an adamant foe of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Yet facing a Supreme Court decision that could disrupt how that law functions, the Wisconsin Republican is among many in the GOP who want Congress to react with caution.

  • GOP plans for reacting to Supreme Court ruling on health law 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 3:40 am

    Congressional Republicans have yet to unite behind any of the growing number of proposals for responding to a Supreme Court ruling that could void federal subsidies that millions of people use to buy coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. The decision is expected by June.