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The Wall Street Journal
Holiday Greetings From Capitol Hill
House members can now include a "simple" holiday greeting to constituents in their official communications, thanks to a policy change adopted last week by the Franking Commission , which sets rules for lawmakers' official mailings.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Capitol Hill allows holiday salutations this season
Tis the season for spreading a little holiday cheer through Christmas cards and letters.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Your Congressman Can Now Wish You a Merry Christmas
This is a reversal of previous policy, in which "any form of a holiday greeting was banned," House Administration Committee Chairman Candice Miller, R-Mich., TOPICS: Government ; News/Current Events ; Politics/Elections ; US: District of Columbia ; US: Michigan KEYWORDS: christmas ; congress ; merry ; merrychristmas ; waronchristmas Disclaimer: ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Washington Post
Acknowledging widespread issues with the process of enrolling for new health-care coverage, House officials announced Thursday that lawmakers and their staffs will be able to stay with their current insurance plans after Jan. 1 if they are unable to enroll in a new plan by Monday.
Lawmaker strong against Obamacare
Under constant barrage from the Democrats , the media and from some of her own so-called "conservative Republican" colleagues , she held fast against the Affordable Health Care Act.
US News & World Report
Boehner Says His Members Have a Women Problem
Some of House Speaker John Boehner's male caucus members could use some sensitivity training for dealing with their female counterparts.
Detroit Free Press
ICYMI: Judge accused of running rogue court, dog fighting ring busted
Catch up on some of the top headlines and stories that happened in metro Detroit and Michigan on Wednesday, December 4. Novi judge falsified records, improperly dismissed cases, prosecutor charges : The Oakland County Prosecutor's Office is accusing a Novi District Court judge of breaking the law by falsifying court records, improperly ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
House Administration Committee Explores Rebranding, Reworking GPO
Rebranding the Government Printing Office as the Government Publishing Office is one strategy that could help the 152-year-old federal agency cope with a changing information landscape.
House members now permitted to say 'merry Christmas' in constituent mail
House members may now say "merry Christmas" and other "incidental holiday greetings" in official mail sent to their constituents, as long as the salutation isn't the sole purpose of the card.
Your Congressman Can Now Wish You A Merry Christmas
This is a reversal of previous policy, in which "any form of a holiday greeting was banned," House Administration Committee Chairman Candice Miller, R-Mich., said in a statement.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Miller leads Michigan's congressional fight for more dredging money
Miller, R-Harrison Township, co-sponsored the House version of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act that passed in October with wide bipartisan support in a 417-3 vote.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
House CAO Dan Strodel to Retire
House Chief Administrative Officer Dan Strodel, who has served in his post since July 2010 and guided the chamber through internal financial challenges, is retiring from federal service after 28 years on Capitol Hill.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
New Bill Calls For Biometric Exit-Tracking System
A key element of immigration control involves tracking the arrival and departure of foreign visitors to the United States.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Making the loop
Peter Deegan makes a habit of paddling the Island Loop water trail each year. The former St. Clair County circuit judge said "The Loop" provides beauty and variety as it moves paddlers through four bodies of water in a 10-mile stretch.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Rep. Miller: DHS unable to provide answers about Obamacare website security
The Affordable Care Act was once again under fire in our nation's capital Wednesday.