13 hrs ago
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)
22 hrs ago
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Times Record News
Federal regulations continue to grow
Regulation of the oil and gas industry is nothing new. State and federal agencies have had their regulatory fingers in petroleum virtually since the first barrel of oil was extracted from the ground.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Citing MRC Research, Rep. Lamar Smith Blasts National News Media for Biased Border Coverage
On the floor of the U.S. House this past week Texas Republican Lamar Smith blasted the media's coverage of the crisis on border while citing Media Research Center's finding to bolster his case.
The Planetary Society
Capitol Hill Responds to the Lure of Europa
It was 1:45pm on Tuesday, July 15th, more than an hour away from the start of The Planetary Society's special event on Capitol Hill: The Lure of Europa.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Washington Post
Commercea s top watchdog faces congressional probe
The top watchdog responsible for ferreting out wrongdoing at the Commerce Department is the subject of a broad congressional probe, with lawmakers from both parties alleging a pattern of behavior that "casts doubt" on his "reliability, veracity, trustworthiness, and ethical conduct."
NASA, members of Congress make case for Europa mission
As NASA released a call for proposals for instruments that could fly on a future robotic mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, some key members of Congress expressed support Tuesday for flying such a mission sooner rather than later.
Could water be the next regulatory hot spot between Texas and the EPA?
Just as Texas and federal regulators have patched up differences over air pollution, they could split on a regulatory proposal involving water.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Esty's STEM bill gets House approval
Rep. Elizabeth Esty 's bill to support science- and math-based education and teachers in those disciplines sailed through the House with bipartisan support Monday.
Rhee's group retrenches - House to vote on science bills - Research ...
RHEE'S GROUP RETRENCHES: StudentsFirst, the education reform group founded by former D.C. Chancellor Michelle Rhee, has pulled out of five states and laid off six staff members as the midterm elections approach.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday Talk Preview: Mideast Violence, Border Crisis
The latest on the Israeli-Palestinian hostilities and the growing immigrant crisis along the U.S. border are expected to be discussed on this Sunday's news shows.
Immigration, Gaza to dominate Sunday talk shows
Immigration, Gaza to dominate Sunday talk shows Immigration and the Middle East will be the recurring themes on this Sunday's political talk shows.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Guest Lineups for the Sunday News Shows
CBS' "Face the Nation" - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Maen Rashid Areikat, the Palestinian envoy in Washington; Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Reps.
"I Want the President to be as Bold and Generous as Republicans...
Today, Rep. Luis V. GutiA©rrez joined at least 14 of his colleagues from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to say that July will be a month of action for the CHC to defend children fleeing violence and to push for prosecutorial discretion and executive action by the President to address the continuing immigration and deportation crisis in ... (more)
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Texas Democrats Say GOP Stalling Aided Immigrant Influx
Border Democrats are pushing back against GOP colleagues in the U.S. House who have said current White House policies are responsible for the swell of Central American migrants breaching the Texas border.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Obama in Texas: If You Want Any Border Relief, Pass $3.7 Billion Supplemental Now
Late Wednesday afternoon, as even Democrats were criticizing President Obama's itinerary on a swing through Texas that doesn't include a stop at the border, the White House added a presidential address to the schedule.
Christian Science Monitor
Child immigrant crisis: Is it 'emergency' enough for Congress to act?
President Obama is greeted Wednesday by Texas Gov. Rick Perry upon Obama's arrival in Dallas to discuss a surge of Latin American young people crossing the US-Mexico border.
Burnt Orange Report
Rick Perry Blames President Obama for Refugee Crisis, But GOP House Won't Pass Immigration Reform
As the GOP's anti-immigration fervor reaches a fever pitch they are making even Glenn Beck seem like a candidate for the Humanitarian of the Year award.