Legislation Introduced to Prevent FCC From Overriding State Laws

February 28, 2015 3:03 PM Comments

In response to the FCC’s decision this past week to regulate Internet service providers more like traditional phone companies, legislation has been introduced to stop the agency from overriding state and local municipal broadband laws.

Legislation Introduced to Withhold Pay from Congress If DHS Shuts Down

February 27, 2015 5:09 PM Comments

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would block pay for Members of Congress if DHS were to shut down.

New Secret Service Head: We’re Working To Rebuild Trust

March 1, 2015 10:24 AM Comments

The new director of the Secret Service says his agency is working to “regain the trust” of the public after a series of security breaches.

Reports of Possible Deal On DHS Funding Reignites Chatter About Boehner Ouster

March 1, 2015 10:25 AM Comments

Multiple reports that House Speaker John Boehner has cut a deal to pass a long-term funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security without ties to rolling back President Obama’s executive action on immigration has reignited rumblings about a Boehner coup.

Congress Approves 1 Week DHS Funding Extension

February 27, 2015 10:08 PM Comments

Congress passed a one-week stopgap funding measure late Friday to avert a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security at midnight, sending the bill on to President Obama for his expected signature.

U.S. Investigators Recover 32,744 Emails In IRS Targeting Probe

February 27, 2015 8:51 PM Comments

The discovery of a trove of thousands of emails reinvigorated a long-running inquiry by U.S. House of Representatives Republicans into the Internal Revenue Service’s handling of tax-exempt conservative political groups.

NSA Spying to Continue for Now

February 28, 2015 8:14 AM Comments

Mass surveillance will continue for now, but is set to expire on June 1—unless Congress acts.

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Politicians Pressuring VA To Eliminate Backlog

House republican representitive Sean Duffy and democrat Gwen Moore are part of a bipartisan effort to push Veterans Affairs to reduce and ultimately eliminate the backlog that's been delaying veterans' appeals and claims.

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