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November 18, 2011 Article

WASHINGTON — A key US House of Representatives panel on Thursday approved bills urging the sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan and letting its leaders travel more freely to the United States, steps opposed by Beijing.

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved the legislation by voice vote.

November 18, 2011 Article

By Susan Cornwell

A U.S. House committee on Thursday voted to require President Barack Obama to sell 66 new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan in addition to a $5.3 billion upgrade of its existing fleet he approved in September.

October 24, 2011 Article

By Mitchell Schurman

The federal government may be in a world of hurt, but not the Trinity River Vision.

That was the message last week, when Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, called a news conference to announce that $15 million in federal money had been secured for the river project.

October 24, 2011 Article

Star Telegram Editorial 

It took a tenacious congresswoman and a community effort to convince then-Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter to name a littoral combat ship after the city of Fort Worth.

October 21, 2011 Article

By Chris Van Horne

Key fixtures in the much anticipated Trinity Uptown Project in Fort Worth received a shot in the arm Thursday. The Regional Transportation Council of the North Central Texas Council of Governments secured the final $15 million for the Henderson and Main Street bridges.

October 21, 2011 Article

By Rob Robertson

Construction for a pair of uptown bridges central to the development of the $910 million Trinity River Vision project in Fort Worth are now fully funded, thanks to a $15 million commitment from the federal government.

October 19, 2011 Article

By Ron Kampeas

In any other town at any other time they would be a boring, if worthy, pair: Wonkish grandmothers sorting through nitty-gritty foreign policy and budgetary details to keep their country influential and safe.

October 13, 2011 Article

By Donna Cassata

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the U.S. deep in debt and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan winding down, the American military knows it is in for painful spending cuts.

But where?

September 14, 2011 Article

By Steven Lee Myers and David D. Kirkpatrick