Tag Archives: Congressional Black Caucus

Washington Report

House votes on student loans; CBCF Conference; Baucus presents health bill;SBA approves advocate

BlackEnterprise.com analyzes the week that was in Washington

By Joyce Jones

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Historic Energy Legislation Survives Narrow House Vote

Cornerstone bill would cut greenhouse gases, carbon emissions

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an historic energy bill Friday night during a nail-biting…

By Joyce Jones

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Activists Rally for a Public Health Insurance Option

Reform measures face harsh criticism from conservatives

Thousands from across the nation representing labor unions, community organizations, healthcare professions, churches, and other…

By Joyce Jones

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CBC Hosts TARP/TALF Access Summit

Members push for inclusion in contracts, program management

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke participated in a closed-door meeting yesterday with members of the…

By Joyce Jones

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Rep. Maxine Waters Under Scrutiny Over Bank Ties

CBC member denies she had influence in distribution of TARP funds

California Rep. Maxine Waters, a member of the House financial services committee and the Congressional…

By Joyce Jones

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Congress Now in Session—Without an Obama Replacement

Illinois appointee rejected by Senate

As returning and newly elected lawmakers in both chambers of Congress were formally sworn into…

By Joyce Jones

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The CBC to Exercise Greater Power in New Congress

Members head top committees in Democrat-heavy legislature

The move to elect California Rep. Barbara Lee as head of the Congressional Black Caucus…

By Joyce Jones

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United, If Not Unanimous

Menthol cigarette issue smokes out Congressional Black Caucus

Before the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act…

By Cliff Hocker

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Dirty Debate

Democratic candidates battle each other on a national stage

Democratic candidates battle each other on a national stage

By Joyce Jones

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