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British lawmakers debate EU withdrawal bill

British lawmakers have been debating the fine print of the EU withdrawal bill as Theresa May's landmark Brexit legislation reaches a critical phase. Jacob Greaves reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 14th, 2017

Watch: British MP so Bored by Colleague’s Speech He Falls Asleep in the House of Commons

As a colleague spoke during an EU withdrawal bill debate, U.K. Conservative Party politician Desmond Swayne appeared to be barely there......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 16th, 2018

Congress Braces for Battle Over Massive Spending Bill

Congress will enter its last major fiscal battle before November’s midterm elections this week, as lawmakers prepare to debate a mammoth spending bill that offers them the last chance to settle dozens of long-running policy fights......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 19th, 2018

And So It Begins: Mitch McConnell Kicks Off Free-For-All Senate Immigration Debate

Tonight is the night that all 535 of America's lawmakers have been dreading... In keeping with his promise to call an open-ended debate on an immigration compromise bill should lawmakers f.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2018

Britain"s lawmakers approve bill to sever EU ties

British lawmakers have voted in favour of the government's legislative blueprint for Brexit, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May over political opponents who want a softer approach to .....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 18th, 2018

British MPs approve landmark Brexit bill

The bill is only one of several that Prime Minister Theresa May’s minority government must pass to prepare Britain for its withdrawal.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 18th, 2018

Asian shares rise amid U.S. tax cut hopes; pound struggles

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares inched up on Monday, tracking Wall Street, which hit record highs on expectations U.S. lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill, while the British pound hovered near 3-week lows amid Brexit talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 17th, 2017

Asian shares rise amid US tax cut hopes; pound struggles

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares inched up on Monday, tracking Wall Street, which hit record highs on expectations U.S. lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill, while the British pound hovered near 3-week lows amid Brexit talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 17th, 2017

With billions at stake in tax debate, lobbyists played hardball

The rapid pace of the tax bill moving through Congress left lobbyists with little time and few lawmakers to press for changes in the $1.5 trillion overhaul......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 15th, 2017

May"s Government Gets in New Brexit Quarrel With U.K. Parliament

Lawmakers on both sides of the U.K.’s bitter Brexit divide criticized the government over its decision to censor dozens of studies delving into how the U.K.’s withdrawal from the EU could affect the British economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 28th, 2017

House Faces $74 Billion Revenue Gap in Tax Bill After Amendments

House lawmakers kicked off a third day of debate on the GOP tax bill, a task made more difficult by a growing revenue hole of at least $74 billion in the plan......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 8th, 2017

Wall Street edges lower as bank stocks weigh

(Reuters) - Wall Street was trading slightly lower on Wednesday as bank stocks came under pressure from a near-flat Treasury yield curve and investors remained focused on the debate among lawmakers over the tax bill......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2017

Wall Street slips at open, tax bill debate in focus

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened slightly lower on Wednesday, with the earning season winding down and investors focusing on the debate among lawmakers on the tax bill......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2017

Next Four Days Will Be Crucial for the GOP Tax Bill

The House tax-writing committee begins debate Monday on the GOP’s proposed overhaul, kicking off four frantic days for lobbyists and lawmakers to revise a bill that represents President Donald Trump’s final hope f.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseNov 6th, 2017

U.K."s May Wins Vote on Brexit Bill but Debate Over How to Exit EU Rages On

British Prime Minister Theresa May won a key vote on Brexit legislation, but she faces tough battles ahead in getting Parliament to support her vision for how the U.K. should exit the EU......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjSep 11th, 2017

U.K."s May Likely to Win Vote on Brexit Bill but Debate Over How to Exit EU Rages On

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to narrowly win a key vote on Brexit legislation, but she faces tough battles ahead in getting Parliament to support her vision for how the U.K. should exit the EU......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjSep 11th, 2017

Trump Set to Renew Tax Debate

As President Donald Trump heads to Missouri Wednesday for a speech on taxes, GOP lawmakers are figuring out what to do and how to proceed on a tax bill......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 29th, 2017

Russia to Sanction USA

Russian lawmakers have drafted a bill suspending cooperation with US companies in the nuclear, missile and aircraft-building spheres, as well as introducing restrictions on imports of alcohol and toba.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 15th, 2018

Russia threatens to freeze cooperation with the US

Russian lawmakers have submitted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States. The bill, which was drafted by leading lawmakers at the State Duma in response to the new .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 13th, 2018

Senate GOP to Change Rules Speeding Up President Trump’s Nominees

Senate GOP to Change Rules Speeding Up President Trump’s Nominees Momentum is building for a change in the Senate rules that would shorten the time allowed for lawmakers to debate each of President Donald Trump’s judicial.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 11th, 2018

Bestiality Bill Under Debate in Louisiana Legislature

Bestiality is currently connected to sodomy laws in Louisiana......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 11th, 2018