U.S. Congress looks to stopgap bill to avert government shutdown

World / Politics Dec 4, 2018

U.S. Congress looks to stopgap bill to avert government shutdown

U.S. Congress, facing a Friday deadline for approving around $450 billion in funding for several government agencies or forcing them into a partial shutdown, is steering toward a temporary extension as President Donald Trump and Republicans argue over the funding of a border wall. Congressional ...

Wildlife conservationists, lawmaker sue over proposed border wall

World Apr 13, 2017

Wildlife conservationists, lawmaker sue over proposed border wall

A conservation group and an Arizona congressman have filed what they say is the first federal lawsuit against the proposed border wall. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Tucson by the Center for Biological Diversity and U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, a southern Arizona Democrat. Wildlife conservationists ...