Tecumseh Countywide News
Voters Will Face Four Kinds Of Elections
Four different kinds of elections will greet voters going to the polls Tuesday, including the Runoff Primary, City of Tecumseh Primary, Town of Bethel Acres Special Sales Tax vote and Asher Public Schools Bond elections.
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, sponsored the event Thursday in Salt Lake City, where he equated the government to helicopter parents hovering unnecessarily over their children, and his solution is to require Congress to get more involved in the federal rule-making process that affects everything from health care to the type of light bulbs people can buy.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Algernon D'Ammassa: Strange bedfellows on VA reform bill
If the 113th Congress were a dead frog, it wouldn't twitch if you hooked it up to a truck battery.
US Army Scraps Testing of New Battle Rifles
The U.S. Army suspended tests for a new battle rifle to replace the standard .223-caliber M4A1 carbine carried by today's infantrymen, despite the fact that one of the nine rifles being tested outperformed it.
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England's bowling has become almost as dire. Nobody has taken four wickets in an innings for England in their last 18 internationals, while five christian louboutin wedding shoes opposing bowlers have done so.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Battle Over Postal-Service Cuts Looms in September
The stage is being set this month for another round of argument and angst over the future of the U.S. Postal Service when Congress returns to work in September.
Mitch McConnell Will Debate Alison Lundergan Grimes In October
Kentucky's Democratic U.S. Senate nominee, and Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at the Fancy Farm picnic on August 2, 2014 in Fancy Farm, Kentucky.
We all know how Washington crises usually unfold. A problem erupts. Politicians trample each other to express outrage and allocate blame.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Just wait until Ferguson police get federally funded drones
Through the fog of Twitter , it's difficult to discern the precise details of what's been happening in Ferguson , Mo., in the 10 days of protests spurred by the police killing of an unarmed teenager.
Report: Billions lost in Medicare wheelchair scam
The government has spent $8.2 billion to buy wheelchairs and scooters for 2.7 million people over the last 15 years, and has no idea how many of those people actually needed them.
Constance Johnson For U.S. Senate
It should be a no-brainer that state Sen. Constance Johnson is the clear choice in the Aug. 26 Democratic runoff election for the U.S. senatorial seat vacated by Tom Coburn.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
News could give agencies clues about federal contractors
The White House is urging contracting officers at agencies across the federal government to review news coverage as they vet companies competing for federal contracts.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
GOP Senator rips Fox News as 'totally not fair and totally not balanced'
In a world where even cable news is considered biased, one Republican Senator is taking a shot at what would be considered his home team.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
6 More Crazy Ways the Government Has Spent Our Tax Money
Many of us don't mind paying our share of taxes so the government can create or improve things like roads, schools, and public services that have a positive impact on society.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Don't Bring a Tank to Pumpkin Fest
In December 2012, when Washington's press corps was peering over the "fiscal cliff," Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn released a report that looked and sounded too goofy to be real.
Daily Policy Digest
Tax Credit Program Offers Little to the Poor
In 2000, Congress passed and the President signed the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act, which included a program known as the New Markets Tax Credit .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Other Views: Transparency failures
Government transparency has long been among our priorities. But for transparency to occur, officials must be required to report information and their efforts must be monitored to ensure compliance.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Oklahomans Say Farewell To Senator Coburn At Town Hall Meeting
Senator Tom Coburn said farewell to his Tulsa constituents at his final town hall meeting; he's retiring two years before his term ends.
IG Report: 600 'Criminal Aliens' Released in February 2013
The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General's report shows that Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 600 "criminal aliens" in February 2013, Fox News reports.
Coburn pushes for constitutional convention to limit presidential power, balance budget
Outgoing US Senator Tom Coburn has no plans to return to medicine, but he does hope to effect real change in America by pushing for a convention of the states to amend the Constitution.