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U.S. House approves Ukraine aid bill

U.S. House approves Ukraine aid bill

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Thursday approved a measure providing $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine to shore up its economy.
NIH funding still below pre-sequestration levels under new spending bill

NIH funding still below pre-sequestration levels under new spending bill

Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The omnibus appropriation deal drafted by Congress deals a big blow to the scientific community, only partly restoring National Institutes of Health funding, which is still below pre-sequestration levels.
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Republicans, Democrats reach deal on $1.1 trillion spending bill

Republicans, Democrats reach deal on $1.1 trillion spending bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. congressional negotiators Monday reached a deal on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that averts the prospect of another federal government shutdown.

Congress to vote on stopgap funding bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Republicans in the House of Representatives introduced a short-term funding bill Friday that would keep the U.S. government going for a week.
Sen. Reid suggests some military pension cuts may be restored

Sen. Reid suggests some military pension cuts may be restored

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suggested some of the U.S. military retiree pension cuts in last month's budget deal could be restored in a funding measure.
Reid, McConnell meet on debt limit, shutdown

Reid, McConnell meet on debt limit, shutdown

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Ky., met Saturday to discuss the debt limit and government shutdown, aides said.
House GOP float another plan to raise debt limit, end shutdown

House GOP float another plan to raise debt limit, end shutdown

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- House Republican leaders offered a new plan to raise the U.S. debt limit and reopen the government after meeting with President Barack Obama, a GOP aide said.

GOP wants to punish IRS

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- U.S. House Republicans say they want to cut the Internal Revenue Service's budget by $3 billion because it targeted political groups.

U.S. weather forecaster sequester furloughs canceled

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- The Obama administration has called off plans to furlough weather forecasters under budget sequestration amid an outbreak of tornadoes and thunderstorms.

FDA weighs OxyContin patent decision

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether or not a dangerous painkiller would serve the public's interest, experts said.
House OKs $51B Sandy aid bill

House OKs $51B Sandy aid bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Tuesday approved $51 billion in aid for states ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, though opponents insisted it's a spending "grab bag."

Patent on abuse-resistant drug to expire

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The patent on an abuse-resistant type of OxyContin will expire in April, leading to worries that generics will flood the Kentucky market again, activists said.
Gov. Christie: 'Shame on Congress'

Gov. Christie: 'Shame on Congress'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. House adjourned Wednesday without considering relief for Superstorm Sandy victims, despite calls by the president, governors and lawmakers to do so.
GOP lawmakers split on Sandy disaster aid

GOP lawmakers split on Sandy disaster aid

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Republican lawmakers are split on whether billions of dollars in disaster aid for Northeast U.S. Hurricane Sandy victims should be offset with spending cuts.
Bernanke: 'Fiscal cliff' taking toll

Bernanke: 'Fiscal cliff' taking toll

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Wednesday warned the threat of going over the "fiscal cliff" already is having an impact on the economy.
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Harold Dallas "Hal" Rogers (born December 31, 1937) is the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district, serving since 1981. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Rogers was born in Barrier, Kentucky, attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green and received a baccalaureate degree (A.B.) and a law degree (LL.B.) from the University of Kentucky at Lexington. Rogers served in the Kentucky and North Carolina Army National Guard. The January 1961 Kentucky Guardsman reported a story noting Harold Rogers recognition in his selection as soldier of the year, stating, "Specialist Fourth Class Harold (Hal) Rogers has been named “Soldier of the Year” by vote of the 125 member Battery A of the Fifth Observation Battalion at Lexington. Rogers, 22, a journalism major at the University of Kentucky, was cited for his performance with his unit during regular weekly drills and the 1960 ANADUTRA (annual active duty for training)."

As a lawyer Rogers was in private practice and was elected to serve as Commonwealth's Attorney for Pulaski and Rockcastle counties in Kentucky, an office he held from 1969 to his election to Congress in 1980. Rogers was the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky in 1979, slating with former Governor of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn of Glasgow and losing in the general election to Democrat John Y. Brown Jr. The following year Rogers won election to Congress.

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