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Wednesday Apr 16 | Government Executive

More Than 15,000 Federal Employees Make at Least $200K

Most of the discussion of pay for federal employees in recent months and years has been about insufficient or non-existent raises, pay gaps and budget shortfalls.

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Related Topix: Personnel Management, Human Resources, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Benishek, Representative Paul Gosar, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Walter Jones

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Conservative lawmakers oppose IRS bonuses

A group of House conservatives is pushing to cut off bonuses for the Internal Revenue Service division that targeted advocacy groups during the past two election cycles based on their names and policy positions.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Gosar, Representative Steve Stockman, Representative Dan Benishek

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Breitbart.com

Exclusive: Conservative Members Press GOP Leadership: Cut Off Bonuses for IRS Employees

A group of conservative House members led by Rep. Paul Gosar is writing to the leadership of the House Appropriations Committee to press for cutting off IRS employee bonuses in the division of the agency that targeted Tea Party groups.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Gosar, Tea Party, Walter Jones

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Why should we pray after a shooting, one member of Congress tells us we should

As I am sure you are aware of, there has been another horrible shooting at the Fort Hood military base, in Texas .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Guns, Twitter

Thu Apr 03, 2014

News Max

Rep. Olson: Liberals Have Rushed to Politicize Fort Hood Shooting

In the wake of Wednesday's fatal shooting at Fort Hood military base in his home state of Texas, Rep. Pete Olson has conflicting emotions.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Twitter

Sun Mar 30, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Congressman Would Open More National Parks To Drilling

There are some units of the National Park System that allow oil and gas drilling, but very few.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Mydigitalfc.com

Indian companies generated 81,000 jobs in US in 2013: Survey

Indian companies through its massive $17-billion investment in the US have collectively generated employment opportunities for more than 81,000 people in the country, according to a survey.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Ami Bera, Democrat, Joseph Crowley, Republican

Wed Mar 26, 2014

ThinkProgress

Texas Congressman Wants National Parks Opened To Drilling

A controversial comment by a Texas Congressman who wants to open national parks to oil and gas drilling is drawing attention as the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to vote Wednesday on a plan to severely curtail the ability of the U.S. government to establish new national parks and monuments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Rob Bishop, Liberal Political News

The Hill

Texas rep. pushes for oil, gas drilling in national parks

Rep. Pete Olson told an oil and natural gas industry meeting yesterday that he wants to loosen federal rules on drilling, including allowing some oil and gas exploration in national parks.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Natural Gas

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