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Legislators dispute 'hot goods' provision
Some members of Congress want the Department of Labor to stop enforcing a law that can suspend fresh produce shipments.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Network Branded Prepaid Card Association has named Doug Bower as executive director and president, effective Aug. 5. He comes from BlueYield, an auto lending exchange, where he served as the executive vice president of business development.
Congressmen Condemning Obama For Bergdahl Swap
Congressmen from both sides of the aisle are condemning President Obama for the prisoner swap that freed Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Former Gov McDonnell, wife, raising big money for legal defense
With one week to go until his criminal trial on federal corruption charges, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's friends, supporters and admirers have amassed a considerable legal defense fund.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Vail Daily News
Stone Creek to implement Singapore math this fall
Stone Creek Charter School raised $325,000 and is spending it to implement Singapore math, bring back music, and expand art and foreign lauguage.
The Macon Telegraph
Scott questions plan to cut jobs at Air Force Reserve Command
An Air Force cost-cutting plan that would eliminate 258 jobs at Robins Air Force Base might not save money if it jeopardizes readiness, U.S. Rep. Austin Scott said Tuesday.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
McDonnell Defense Fund Raises $93k During 2nd Quarter
The legal defense fund for former Governor Bob McDonnell reported raising $93,000 during the second quarter of this year, bringing its total haul to more than $250,000.
House GOP Prepares Own Border Plan
Exact details of what Republicans will offer as an alternative have not been finalized, including the price tag it will carry, along with any policy proposals.
House subcommittee hearing showcases benefits of ag biotech
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture held a hearing last week to explore the societal benefits of biotechnology.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Isakson introduces Ocmulgee national park bill to Senate
People walk the trail between the Earth Lodge and the Great Temple Mound at the Ocmulgee National Monument in this 2011 file photo Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., introduced a bill late last week that, if passed, will change the name of Ocmulgee National Monument to the Ocmulgee National Historical Park.
House Subcommittee Hearing Showcases Benefits Of Ag Biotech
HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING SHOWCASES BENEFITS OF AG BIOTECH Jul. 14, 2014 Source: National Corn Growers Association news release Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture held a hearing to explore the societal benefits of biotechnology.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Doing Nothing Is - to Some - Doing Something
The GOP is blamed for blocking action in Congress, but conservatives say that's just what they were sent here to do.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Texas bill would toughen ammonium nitrate oversight - 'The societal ...
TEXAS BILL WOULD TOUGHEN AMMONIUM NITRATE OVERSIGHT: Texas state Rep. Joe Pickett , head of the state House's nine-member Homeland Security Committee, is preparing legislation that would require stricter fire protection standards and give state authorities the right to inspect facilities used to store ammonium nitrate, the Houston Chronicle ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Left-Right Coalition of 80 House Members Wants Congress to Check and Balance Iraq Intervention
There are many ways to express patriotism. Yet there remains a common sense that the best expressions extend beyond ideology and partisanship to embrace the noblest ideals and deepest truths - of the American experiment.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Forget Fireworks: The Perfect Storm That Is Headed Dekalb's Way
There is a storm brewing in Dekalb, and there may be enough to rain down on it this time to wash the county clean of its process problems and create cities that better facilitate the needs in certain communities.