The House Rules Committee is a group within the United States House of Representatives that has the authority to create methods or rules for speeding up legislative action, determine what rule a bill potentially falls un... More »

A bill is first introduced by any member of the House of Representatives, then it goes to a committee for study before possibly being added to the House calendar for debate, amendments and then a final vote. If a bill is... More »

A significant difference between United States Senate rules and House of Representatives rules is that the procedures in the Senate favor deliberation rather than quick action, while the House allows a numerical majority... More »

The Speaker of the House of Representatives in the United States government is to act as the principal leader of the House with various roles, such as overseeing the daily sessions in the House, referring bills to commit... More »

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is responsible for assigning bills to a House committee. This is one of the early steps for a bill to become a law. More »

To find out who your state representative is in the United States House of Representatives, enter your ZIP code or your street address at House.gov. To contact your state representative, check his website for an email ad... More »

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The House of Representatives Committee on the Budget has the power to cut national budgets and make recommendations for changes in conjunction with its counterpart in the Senate. The committee's responsibility is to crea... More »

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