5 hrs ago
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks.
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12 hrs ago
Uncertain future troubles Eisenhower Memorial Commission and its insular staff
A federal planning group has delivered what could be a fatal blow to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission's controversial design for honoring the former president and World War II hero.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
S.RES.423 Latest Title: A resolution designating April 2014 as "Financial Literacy Month".
Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Measure to Reauthorize and...
Yesterday, Sens. Chuck Schumer , Mark Kirk , Mike Johanns , Dean Heller , Jack Reed , and Chris Murphy introduced a measure to reauthorize and extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act program-which is set to expire at the end of the year-for an additional seven years.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Nuala Pell, widow of late US senator, dies
Nuala Pell, widow of former US senator Claiborne Pell and a patron of the arts, died Sunday morning at Newport Hospital, according to the Providence Journal.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Washington: Reed Commemorates The 99th Anniversary Of The Armenian Genocide
REED COMMEMORATES THE 99TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE States News Service April 9, 2014 Wednesday WASHINGTON The following information was released by Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed: Sen. Reed spoke on the Senate floor April 9, 2014 to mark the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, and hail the many contributions of the Armenian ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
U.S. Naval Institute
Navy Leaders: Fleet Size Could Fall to 240 Ships Without Budget Relief
Without relief from automatic budget cuts and money from sources other than its shipbuilding account to pay for the Ohio-class Replacement program , the Navy could find itself sending only four new ships in almost all classes to the fleet sometime in the 2020s.
NATO provides images of Russian military buildup - LCS attacked on...
NATO DEFENDS ACCURACY OF IMAGES DEPICTING RUSSIAN FORCES ALONG UKRAINE'S BORDER: To prove the satellite photos released yesterday were taken in late March and early April of this year, NATO provided additional photos this morning that show the same areas prior to any military buildup.
2.8 Million and Climbing
America the beautiful.... home of the free, the brave and soon, the new class of homelessness, the long term unemployed.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
touts CUs' financial literacy efforts
Clockwise from top left: Sens. Mike Enzi, Jack Reed; Louisa Quittman, Treasury's financial education director, and NAFCU's Dan O'Brien; Rep. Terry Sewell, D-Ala.
RAND Study: TRIA Saves Taxpayers Money; Roundtable Welcomes Bipartisan Senate Bill to Extend TRIA
The Real Estate Roundtable today welcomed the findings of a RAND Corp. report that the nation's Terrorism Risk Insurance Act helps protect U.S. taxpayers -- particularly for catastrophic events on the scale of 9/11 -- and that the program's expiration at year-end would mean bigger federal outlays in the event of future terrorist attacks.
Brown Poll: Pot Gaining Support
A new Brown University public opinion survey shows that State Treasurer Gina Raimondo and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras are in a statistical dead heat in the Governor's race.
Congressional Remembrance Features Powerful Call for Recognition by Noted Turkish Dissident Ragip Zarakolu
WASHINGTON, DC The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee the two Congressional panels that conduct oversight of U.S. foreign policy joined with more than two dozen of their legislative colleagues today at a Capitol Hill remembrance of the Armenian Genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Unemployment-Insurance Extension's Problems Go Past House Republicans
Matthew Giarmo of Alexandria, Va., who lost his contract job with Health and Human Services in 2012, on a Washington street corner last year.
Senate OKs jobless bill; House prospects slimmer
The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House as well.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Papillion Times
Unemployment benefits bill headed to House
Tempers rose, the minutes ticked away and a package of four bills appeared to die at the stroke of midnight in the Nebraska Legislature.
by the Numbers: 59
Job seekers speak with representatives at the Recruit Military veteran job fair in San Diego, California, on Feb. 27, 2014.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Senate nears passage of jobless-benefits bill
In this Sept. 8, 2011, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Navy center in RI to launch new sensor facility
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport is preparing to formally inaugurate a facility that includes a massive tower designed to repair and certify periscopes, submarine communication systems, electronic warfare equipment as well as imaging and optical systems.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Education Awareness Week in Rhode Island
Cranston Mayor Allan Fung works with first graders explaining the roles people play in the local economy as part of the JA Our Families program.