Wednesday Apr 16
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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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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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 .
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
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.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
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.
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.