3 hrs ago
TruthOut: Despite Sequester, High-Level Federal Executives Slated to Get Bonuses
An elite group of federal employees is set to receive cash bonuses despite this year's automatic budget cuts, according to a report that a Senate subcommittee issued Friday.
7 hrs ago
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Interested in attending one of four military academies?
Interested in attending the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point or the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy? Sen.
16 hrs ago
Bill would bar bonuses from Senior Executive Service members during sequester
A bipartisan bill would prohibit members of the Senior Executive Service from receiving bonuses during sequestration, according to Government Executive.
Sun May 19, 2013
On Benghazi and Illegal IRS Activities: Is Obama in Charge of the US Government?
Ten different answers, all meaning the same thing, and none of them actually answering the question, insisting that the answer is "irrelevant." The question is very simple, so why is it that no one will admit to where the President was when US soil came under fire in Benghazi? Only the President has the authority to act or not act, in such foreign ... (more)
Claire McCaskill Calls For Firing of All Officials Involved in IRS Scandal
Even a broken clock is right twice a day. Missouri liberal Claire McCaskill called on federal officials to be fired over the IRS conservative targeting scandal.
West Lake Landfill, Coldwater Creek Activists Meet with Sen. McCaskill's Office
Federal attention. That's what area residents who say they are dealing with the effects of growing up near nuclear contamination and radioactive waste are struggling to get .
Fri May 17, 2013
The Miami Herald
Despite sequester, high-level federal executives slated to get bonuses
An elite group of federal employees is set to receive cash bonuses despite this year’s automatic budget cuts, according to a report that a Senate subcommittee issued Friday.
Coldwater Creek, West Lake Landfill Activists Meet with Sen. Claire McCaskill's Office
It's something those who say they are dealing with the effects of growing up or living surrounded by nuclear contamination and radioactive waste are struggling to get closer to: federal attention to what is, and has been taking place in North County.
Thu May 16, 2013
River Front Times
Military Sexual Assault: Claire McCaskill Calls For Justice System Reforms
This week, the United States Army announced that one of its sergeants in Fort Hood, Texas, is facing allegations of pandering, abusive sexual contact, assault and maltreatment of subordinates.
Stars and Stripes
Fort Hood soldier's arrest is latest blow to DOD on sexual assault
Thousands of servicemembers took part in the Fort Hood Sexual Harassment-Assault Response and Prevention 5km Run and Walk on April 23, 2013.
Wed May 15, 2013
Lawmakers outraged as claims against American soldier said to include sexual assault, prostitution
The allegations against the latest military official accused of sexual assault include claims that he may have arranged for a woman to engage in prostitution, sources say.
Turning Off IPhone Critical to Plane Interference
The regional airliner was climbing past 9,000 feet when its compasses went haywire, leading pilots several miles off course until a flight attendant persuaded a passenger in row 9 to switch off an Apple Inc.
Tue May 14, 2013
Reporter Claims IRS Harassment After Tough Obama Interview
St. Louis Reporter Larry Conners revealed via Facebook yesterday that he has been "hammered" by the IRS since his much-discussed interview with President Obama .
Mon May 13, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Editorial: IRS must face consequences for targeting tea party
Nobody loves the tax man, but this goes so far past that. Revelations cascading from Washington about an Internal Revenue Service effort to target conservative-leaning groups should shake every American's trust in government.
Legislation Would Ground Recalled Rental Cars
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall.
River Front Times
Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Slams IRS Target of Tea Party, Conservative Groups
One of the biggest national news stories of the week centers around revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups -- scrutinizing organizations with the words "tea party" and "patriot" in their names, for example.
Burlington Times News
An erosion of trust
As a girl of 16, I left a party with a friend - a male friend - who agreed to drop me off at my house to meet my midnight curfew.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Invisible War - Available thru [i]NDEPENDENTLENS
Although many different organizations have pulled together to advertise the persistent and never ending problem of rape in the military, it is fair to say that the architects behind The Invisible War , Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, have placed Military Sexual Assault front and center.
Do You Support a Sales Tax for Online Purchases?
It's called the "Marketplace Fairness Act" and supporters say it levels the playing field between online retailers and brick-and-mortar stores by requiring online merchants to pay sales taxes to the states, counties and localities where they have done business.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Miami Herald
Rape in U.S. military: Conduct unbecoming
If the military were truly serious about stemming the plague of sexual assaults in the ranks, the number of incidents would drop dramatically.