Congress modernizes Freedom of Information Act

Congress modernizes Freedom of Information Act By James Eli Shiffer | StarTribune.com Congress gave a big 50th birthday present to the nation’s premier open government law. The Freedom of Information Act, originally signed by President Lyndon Johnson on July 4, 1966, has worked as a deterrent to government secrecy by requiring agencies to hand over Read More >>

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99 Days Away: Are you ready for ObamaCare?

June 24th, 2013
In just 99 days, the federal government will begin implementing ObamaCare. But with recent reports of missed deadlines, drastically higher health care premiums and predictions of doctor shortages, it’s uncertain what kind of health care coverage Americans will be left with. So how about you? Are you, like me, uncertain and concerned about the future Read More >>

Why San Onofre’s Nuclear Waste Stays On The Beach

July 27th, 2016
Why San Onofre’s Nuclear Waste Stays On The Beach By Rob Nikolewski | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com Some 3.6 million pounds of nuclear waste at the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is all stored up with no place to go. The plant has not produced electricity since January 2012 for the nearly 19 million people served by Read More >>

Dems, GOP take aim at foreign worker fraud

July 26th, 2016
Dems, GOP take aim at foreign worker fraud By Joel Gehrke | WashingtonExaminer.com Tech companies attracted widespread criticism in the spring following reports that they are abusing the H-1B visa program, which is designed to allow high-skilled foreign workers to come to the United States if there is a labor shortage in the country… …”[T]aking American jobs, Read More >>

VA accountability falling back instead of marching forward

July 21st, 2016
VA accountability falling back instead of marching forward By Shaun Rieley | TheHill.com A recent story in the Albuquerque Journal reported that one of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) managers that was implicated in a VA Office of the Inspector General report as “actively encouraging schedulers to ‘misreport’ veteran appointment wait times” had been promoted to the head Read More >>

VA Spent $20 Million on Art Amidst Scandal

July 28th, 2016
VA Spent $20 Million on Art Amidst Scandal By Elizabeth Harrington | FreeBeacon.com The Veterans Affairs administration spent $20 million on expensive artwork and sculptures amidst the healthcare scandal, where thousands of veterans died waiting to see doctors. The taxpayer watchdog group Open the Books teamed up with COX Media Washington, D.C., for an oversight Read More >>

Dems, GOP take aim at foreign worker fraud

July 26th, 2016
Dems, GOP take aim at foreign worker fraud By Joel Gehrke | WashingtonExaminer.com Tech companies attracted widespread criticism in the spring following reports that they are abusing the H-1B visa program, which is designed to allow high-skilled foreign workers to come to the United States if there is a labor shortage in the country… …”[T]aking American jobs, that’s Read More >>

Louie Gohmert And Darrell Issa Renew Push To Designate Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Organization

July 22nd, 2016
Louie Gohmert And Darrell Issa Renew Push To Designate Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Organization By Dustin Stockton | Breitbart.com Congressmen Darrell Issa (R, CA) and Louis Gohmert (R, TX) pushed a bill, H.R. 3892, that would officially designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization at a meeting organized by the London Center for Policy research Read More >>