House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., withdrew the legislation after Trump called him and asked him to halt debate without a vote, according to Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong. Just a day earlier, Trump had demanded a House vote and said if the measure lost, he would move on to other issues.
As the major sports leagues and New Jersey spar in front of a federal appeals judge over the legality of sports betting in the state, two shore congressmen are pushing for similar legislation meant to get sports betting legalized in New Jersey on a federal level.
New Jersey Congressman Frank Lobiondo unveils legislation aimed at easing the impact of a mandated Federal Flood Insurance Program premium increase on Superstorm Sandy survivors and others rebuilding after flooding in other parts of the country.
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) are joining together in one concerted effort to expand sports gaming to New Jersey. A statewide ballot measure to amend New Jersey’s state constitution to allow sports gaming was overwhelmingly supported by…