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Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields
A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Paramus Post
Rep. Pascrell Helps Introduce Legislation Authorizing President to Provide Military Assistance ...
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. , a member of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, joined with other Members of Congress this week to introduce the Ukraine Security Assistance Act of 2014 , legislation to authorize the President to work with the Government of Ukraine to assess that country's military, intelligence, and security needs and provide ... (more)
Congressional candidate Richard May apologizes for 'slut' remark after criticism from...
Richard May, a candidate for Congress in Ohio's 9th District, has apologized for using the word "slut" to describe politicians .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Plain Dealer
House bill closing outdated Medicaid drug-treatment loophole needs bipartisan backing: editorial
U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat, has introduced an overdue piece of legislation aimed at the heroin scourge.
The Columbus Dispatch
Two Ohio senators, five reps push to keep 700 clean-up jobs at Piketon plant
Ohio's two U.S. senators and a handful of U.S. House members have asked the Secretary of Energy to prioritize cleanup of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon after the contractor on-site at the plant announced layoffs of nearly 700 last week.
Congressmen and Parliamentarians to Join Farmworker Union in...
Dudley, North Carolina- On July 26th U.S Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and British Members of Parliament Ian Lavery and James Sheridan will participate in a fact-finding delegation to North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions in the supply chain of British and American tobacco manufacturers.
Republican congressional candidate Richard May, unhappy about GOP convention in Cleveland,...
In a Facebook missive, a Republican congressional candidate from Cleveland compares falling for a politician with falling for a "slut" - all while complaining that his party plans to hold its 2016 convention in his city.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
World War II soldier from Sheffield Lake to be honored in France
Seventy years after Sgt. Paul Risko was killed in World War II, residents of the French town he was helping liberate will honor the Sheffield Lake resident.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Grieving father in Putnam Co.: "Can someone remove the tubes from this photo?"
The father of a six-week-old baby girl from Putnam County posted a picture and made a request on social media after she died: "Can someone remove the tubes from this photo?" The story is going viral after hundreds of tech-savvy people across the country answer the call to help give a Northwest Ohio family a special memory.
Marathon Classic reminds visitors to follow the rules
If you're planning to come out to the Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows for the weekend, there are some rules you'll need to follow.
Israel says it has sent ground troops to Gaza
Israel launched a large-scale ground offensive in the Gaza Strip Thursday, escalating a 10-day military operation to try to destroy Hamas' weapons arsenal, rocket firing abilities and tunnels under the Palestinian territory's border with Israel.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Congress Deeply Skeptical of Funding for Syrian Rebels
The Obama administration's new plan to break the stalemate in Syria is running into bipartisan opposition in Congress, raising fresh doubts about whether military aid promised to the Syrian rebels will arrive anytime soon, if at all.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Senators urge U.S. Labor chief to intervene in Delphi pension issue
A group of Congress members asked U.S. Secretary Thomas Perez to intervene and require the government's pension insurer to quickly make determinations on the value of pensions for 20,000 Delphi Corp. salaried retirees.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Lawmakers Get Punch Drunk on Energy-Water
As the hours dragged on while the House debated the Energy-Water spending bill Thursday night, proposals got less serious and leadership patience waned, teetered and at points seemed to snap.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Plain Dealer
Pump up Great Lakes restoration, but don't water down Clean Water Act: editorial
A funding bill released Tuesday by a U.S. House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee floats the boats of both hope and The optimist is buoyed by the bipartisan support that keeps the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative on course with $300 million for fiscal year 2015 - the same level of funding it received in 2014.
Significant Harmful Algal Bloom In Western Lake...
Image Caption: This is a satellite image of 2013 intense bloom, which was concentrated in Lake Erie's western basin.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Amendment Aims to Boost Dredging
Great Lakes legislators played a key role in yesterday's vote in the House of Representatives to increase the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' national budget by nearly $58 million.
Communications Workers of America
House Members Demand the Truth on Trade Data
Four Members of Congress today demanded the United States Trade Representative stop trying to snow the American people and Congress with skewed statistics as he attempts to rationalize a new job-killing international trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership .
NOAA, partners predict significant harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie this summer
NOAA and its research partners predict that western Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic blue-green algae, during the 2014 bloom season in late summer.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Cleveland's excellent new Scranton/Flats trail, to be dedicated...
On Monday July 7, Cleveland and Northeast Ohio will officially gain a spectacular public amenity: the newest section of the regional Towpath Trail to open along the Cuyahoga River.