Saturday May 18
Facing A Problem Of Community In Governance
At church the other morning, the pastor's sermon was about community. She asked us to look at what kind of relationship we had with others in the community.
Saturday May 18
Ben Franklin Transit's electric bus to hit Tri-City streets
The bus, which will hit the streets this summer, can go more than 130 miles on a single charge, said Dick Ciccone, Ben Franklin’s manager of fleet, facilities and special projects.
Fri May 17, 2013
Marine Corps Times
Questions of independent prosecution hang over sex assault legislation
Lawmakers are wrestling with changes in the military justice system to improve investigation and prosecution of rape and sexual assault cases, with a push toward handling have sex crimes handled outside the normal chain of command.
Thu May 16, 2013
B Reactor park bill passes Senate committee
Senators on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee left the floor of the Senate briefly this afternoon and approved the bill to create a new Manhattan Project National Historical Park, according to Sen.
Wed May 15, 2013
NIH Saves Lives: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Calls on Congress to Restore Full Funding
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center , one of the nation's top cancer research and prevention centers and pioneer of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, today called on Congress to support restoring full funding to the National Institutes of Health , which supports pioneering research that saves lives.
7 Ways Washington May Affect Small Business This Year
Did you hear? The IRS targeted conservative groups that were seeking tax exempt status.
Letter: Lower age limit for Plan B pill robbing girls of childhood
How disturbing to hear the recent news regarding the Plan B One-Step pill. This "morning-after" pill was previously available to buyers 17 or older and was kept behind pharmacy counters.
Lawmakers outraged over another military sex case
Motorists are advised that the northbound Wantagh State Parkway will be closed each day between 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. beginning Wednesday May 15, through Friday May 17, between Ocean Parkway and Merrick Road, weather permitting.
Tue May 14, 2013
National Public Radio
Member Of Fort Hood Sexual Assault Response Team Accused Of Abuse
An Army sergeant who was part of the Fort Hood, Texas, sexual-assault response office is under investigation for abusive sexual contact.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Challenges Facing Female Veterans And Greendays Gardening Panel
The Challenges Facing Female Veterans Women comprise 14 percent of the military, but VA hospital services and the military system are still primarily male-oriented. Seattle US Marine veteran, Angela Arellano, and local post-traumatic stress disorder expert, Bridget Cantrell , appear in a new documentary by independent filmmaker Marcia Rock called ... (more)
Young Leader Hilda Thompson to Vie for LFP Council Seat
Hilda Thompson, a 22-year-old Lake Forest Park resident, hopes to be counted among the ranks of the youngest LFP Council members.
GOP's Turn to Make Dems Wait as Budget Conference Committee Stalled
Congressional Republicans are blocking negotiations over a 2014 federal budget agreement because they fear it might result in further tax increases and a hike in the federal debt ceiling.
The News Tribune
Military must do more to address sexual-assault crisis
Nothing better sums up the military's problem regarding sexual assault than the mug shot of Lt.
Sat May 11, 2013
Sentinel & Enterprise
Budget child's play
The budget feud on Capitol Hill is looking like those Vietnam War peace talks when negotiators bickered over the shape of the table.
Seattle Gay News
LGBT protections proposed for federal immigration bill
Leahy amendments would be first official exception to DOMA by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer Senate Judiciary Committee chair Patrick Leahy introduced two amendments to the 'Gang of Eight' immigration bill on May 7, providing protections for binational same-sex couples.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Huffington Post
Bill Schneider: In Search of the Next Crisis
Oh, wait. That may not be altogether a good thing. Certainly not for Republicans.
For those of you who know me here, you know that I am a veteran of Afghanistan, a surgeon, currently serving on active duty in US Navy.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Ready Pac's president announces retirement
Grocery Manufacturers Association, Washington, D.C . GMA added two new directors to its federal affairs staff.
Sex assault crisis exposes US military's enemy within
Washington: The glib ease with which members of the US military are told ''thank you for your service'' is underscored in explosive developments this week in an endemic culture of sexual abuse that seemingly defies all efforts at eradication.
House GOP says appropriations bills will be on the floor in June
Republicans will wait until after the Memorial Day recess to begin the process of passing annual appropriations bills for fiscal 2014.