National Guard cancels training due to funding impasse

D.C. 07/26/21, 00:46

National Guardsmen postponed training exercises after U.S. Congress failed to reimburse the National Guard Bureau's months-long deployment to Washington during the January 6 riots. Maj. Scott Ingalsbe confirmed six Nebraska National Guard events have been canceled to save money. The Nebraska National Guard spokesman revealed there is no money to conduct ...

Update: 2 senators to speak at ex-Sen. Cochran’s funeral

U.S. 05/31/19, 17:59

The Latest on funeral services for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (all times local):5:50 p.m.Leaders of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will speak at the funeral of Thad Cochran, who was chairman of the committee for several years.An American flag flies at half-staff for former Mississippi U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, ...

Update: Negotiators say they’ve agreed on border bill

Politics 02/11/19, 20:38

The Latest on government negotiations over border security (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Negotiators in Congress say they have reached an agreement in principle to fund the government and avoid another partial government shutdown. The emerging agreement was announced by a group of lawmakers, including Republican Sen. Richard Shelby and Democratic Rep. Nita ...

Trump-GOP meeting boosts optimism about reaching border deal

Politics 02/07/19, 17:06

President Donald Trump appears to be taking a more positive view of Capitol Hill talks on border security, according to negotiators who struck a distinctly optimistic tone after a White House meeting with a top Republican on the broad parameters of a potential bipartisan agreement. Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby of ...

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