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ML Strategies Energy and Environment Update: Week of 8/18/2014
Congress is in recess for the remainder of August, but when it returns for just over two weeks in September, much of the focus will turn to crafting a continuing resolution to keep the government open while senators and representatives continue to negotiate a budget.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Illegal Migrant Wave Overwhelming School Districts
Municipal school systems around the country are gearing up to absorb tens of thousands of children who arrived illegally from Central America for the new school year, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
House Republican to EPA: Double-check numbers on climate rule cost
Rep. Lamar Smith is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to double-check its figures on the cost of the administration's climate rule after a recent report faulted the agency on its analyses of regulations.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Miami Herald
A new environmental dispute brews between feds and Texas over water
Foretelling a new environmental battle between state and federal regulators, Attorney General Greg Abbott this week demanded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency back down from a proposal to expand the definition of federal waters to include seasonal and rain-dependent waterways.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Farmington Daily Times
Editorial roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad
With money running out for dealing with thousands of unaccompanied minors who came to this country illegally, members of Congress did the predictable.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Unnoticed, Immigration Patriot Democrats Have Gone Extinct
In a sign of how important immigration patriotism has become to the Republican Party, even the neoconservative Washington Free Beacon is calling out Democratic Senate candidate Gary Peters of Michigan for supporting border security in Muslim Kosovo -but not the United States.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Texas: Deluxe Detention Center for Illegal Aliens Gets an Upgrade
I've reported earlier about the fancy lodging for alien invaders in Karnes County Texas that cost $30 million to build and included cable TV, basketball courts, a library and Internet access.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
House moves toward border vote
House Republicans were sprinting to the finish line Thursday to secure every last vote to pass an emergency funding measure to address the humanitarian crisis on the southern border in a dramatic and chaotic final day of the summer session.
Kansas City InfoZine
Central American Children Tell Congress About Journey to U.S.
"In there, people couldn't sleep. We had to sleep on the floor, and they only gave us a thin nylon blanket," Mayeli Hernandez, 12, from Honduras, said through a translator.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Roger Williams Makes Play for NRCC Chairman
Freshman Rep. Roger Williams of Texas is gunning to challenge current National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden's bid for a second term and is actively seeking meetings with members for his bid, CQ Roll Call has learned.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Members Question Astronauts Live Aboard International Space Station
The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a live downlink with astronauts aboard the International Space Station .
Texas GOP pols sign border letter
All 26 congressional Republicans have written President Barack Obama urging him to enforce current immigration law and take executive action to stem the influx of undocumented children along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Texas leads in emissions, fights change
Texas could be a leader in addressing climate change. Instead, this great state is a leader in greenhouse gas emissions - at tremendous potential cost.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Bandera County Courier
EPA proposes radical regulatory agenda
Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday, July 16, to forward a resolution opposing the EPA's expansion of water regulation outlined below to Rep. Smith, EPA, and other officials and agencies, following the same step by the Bandera County Commissioners.) The Environmental Protection Agency's effort to expand its regulatory reach across the ... (more)
Obama flat wrong on trafficking law, says Rep. Gutierrez
President Obama is flat wrong to seek changes in current immigration law to manage the wave of migrant children at the southern border, Rep. Luis Gutierrez charged Wednesday.
White House and Congress mark the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11
On Tuesday, the White House hosted a private event with the two surviving members of the Apollo 11 crew, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, along with Neil Armstrong's widow, Carol, and NASA administrator Charles Bolden.