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Thursday Apr 10 | City of Boston

Massachusetts Officials Promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

BOSTON As communities across the Commonwealth continue to battle a rash of heroin overdoses, the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation joined Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Patrick Administration at Boston City Hall today and urged citizens to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Massachusetts, US Politics, John Tierney, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts Government

Thursday Apr 10 | Washington Examiner

House panel votes to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted Thursday to hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to talk to lawmakers about her role in the agency's pattern of targeting conservative groups.

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Related Topix: US News, Tax, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Duncan, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Reuters

U.S. House Republicans prepare a second JOBS Act bill; critics see dangers

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are drafting measures to further ease regulatory obstacles for small companies, but critics warn the move will only reduce investor protections already eroded by a 2012 law.

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Related Topix: US News, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Scott Garrett, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Government Executive

Republicans, White House Finally Agree on Something: Postal Reform

A key proponent of overhauling the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday vowed to introduce a new reform bill in the coming weeks, promising to work more closely with the White House in hopes of encouraging more bipartisan support.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Blake Farenthold, Healthcare Law, Law, Democrat

Patch.com

Maker of Zohydro Sues Massachusetts to Block Ban

The maker of a new opioid-based painkiller that health officials worry will lead to more addiction issues has gone to court suing to overturn a ban in Massachusetts, according to The Associated Press .

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Deval Patrick, Law, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Apr 07, 2014

City of Boston

Massachusetts Officials Promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

BOSTON As communities across the Commonwealth continue to battle a rash of heroin overdoses, the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation joined Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Patrick Administration at Boston City Hall today and urged citizens to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Massachusetts, US Politics, John Tierney, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts Government

Fri Apr 04, 2014

ABC News

States Revolt Against Powerful New Painkiller

State officials fighting a well-publicized battle against heroin and prescription drug abuse are revolting against a powerful new painkiller that law enforcement and public health officials fear could worsen an already acute drug problem.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Deval Patrick, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

Photos: Funeral Held For Boston Firefighter Kennedy

Firefighter Michael Kennedy's casket is carried off a fire truck and toward West Roxbury's Holy Name Church on Thursday.

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Related Topix: West-Roxbury, MA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Hill

Rangel slip (mostly) cleaned up in Congressional Record

His first task: introduce Rep. Stephen Lynch . "I recognize the gentleman from Michigan, Mr. Lynch," Rangel began before realizing his mistake.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Legislators Are Trying To Ban A Dangerous New Painkiller Approved By The FDA

Some lawmakers are hurrying to ban a potent new painkiller that caused an uproar when it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration against the recommendation of an expert advisory committee.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Drugs, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Medicine, Health, Pain

Tue Apr 01, 2014

CBS Local

NightSide - Congressman Stephen Lynch Is In Studio

U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch has just returned home from a trip to Afghanistan, Israel, and Ukraine.

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

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Lucianne.com

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As Charles S. Clark of Government Executive writes, three members of the House - Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Air Force, Illinois

The Weekly Standard

The Big Slough

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

Federal Computer Week

What 'continuous monitoring' means in the clearance context

"Will this eliminate the need for the [five- and 10-year] re-evaluations for [top secret and secret] clearances? What criteria will be used for this collection of data? Traffic stops, speeding tickets, arrests, credit scores, late payments?" As with any policy, the devil is in the details.

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

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Democrats want study of federal employeesa morale

Top Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and two of its subcommittees want the Government Accountability Office to find out.

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Related Topix: US News, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Gerald Connolly

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Government Executive

Lawmakers Want to Know More About Why Feds' Morale Is So Low

The pay freeze, furloughs and last October's government shutdown have so deflated the federal workforce that it's time for Congress' watchdog agency to conduct a systematic probe of the impact on agency performance, according to three Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives, Democrat

RedState

Republican Main Street's Dave Joyce Dives into "Gutter Politics"

Congressman Dave Joyce has responded to a primary challenge from Ohio Rep. Matt Lynch by recycling Democrat talking points the Ohio Republican Party slammed as "gutter politics" in 2012.

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Democrat, US Governors, John Kasich

The Washington Post

How bad is federal employee morale?

Top Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and two of its subcommittees want the Government Accountability Office to study "trends in federal employee moral" and what can be done to improve it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Gerald Connolly, Travel

Mon Mar 24, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Donnelly on Bipartisan Delegation in Afghanistan

Senator Joe Donnelly, who serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee, is on a bipartisan mission in Afghanistan as part of a congressional delegation that also includes stops in Ukraine and Israel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Joe Donnelly, US News, US Senate, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

WMUR-TV Manchester

Sen. Kelly Ayotte discusses Ukraine visit

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Representative Joe Donnelly, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East

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