Obama’s Immigrant Reform Action – What It Means

November 21, 2014 9:01 AM Comments

President Barack Obama outlined his executive actions on immigration reform in a speech Thursday night. Here are answers to some questions many people are asking.

Man Who Placed False Liens On Federal Workers And Judges Gets Prison Term

November 21, 2014 8:59 AM Comments

A Sacramento federal judge on Thursday sentenced James O. Molen of Chico to three years in prison. Prosecutors say he retaliated against federal officers who investigated his failure to pay taxes.

Chaffetz Seeks to Fire ‘Bad Apples’ in Federal Workforce

November 21, 2014 8:58 AM Comments

Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, will be chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee when the next Congress convenes in January. From that perch he will have broad authority to investigate the government and significant influence over the federal workforce and wants to remove what he calls “bad apples.”

Chaffetz Promises Less Personal Oversight

November 20, 2014 5:06 PM Comments

Compared with his predecessor — the colorful and controversial Darrell Issa — he is promising not to let things get too personal as the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

Obamacare Sign-Ups Were Inflated With Dental Plans

November 20, 2014 4:16 PM Comments

HHS erroneously calculated the number of Obamacare sign ups, incorrectly adding 380,000 dental subscribers to raise the total above 7 million.

Lawmaker: Delayed Notification Of Postal Hacking ‘Doesn’t Fly’

November 20, 2014 4:12 PM Comments

The top Democrat on a House panel this week criticized the U.S. Postal Service for waiting to notify employees that a recent breach of the organization’s computer network had compromised their personal information, saying the agency’s justification for the delay “doesn’t fly.”

False Shooting Reports At Two Federal Buildings Triggers Big Police Response

November 20, 2014 4:11 PM Comments

Authorities were investigating two separate phony reports of shootings at federal buildings on Thursday.

ICE Readies 2,400 Beds for Anticipated Surge of Illegal Immigrants

November 20, 2014 2:45 PM Comments

Ahead of the president’s announcement on immigration, the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Agency is preparing for a surge of as many as 100,000 new illegal immigrants crossing into the United States.

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