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Anti-terrorism bill passes through the House without opposition

A bill concerning terrorism and the illegal use of weapons of mass destruction passed the House of Representatives Tuesday in a 123 to zero vote. 141 more words


Reforming Medicaid to Improve Services and Save Money

The balanced budget recently passed by the House of Representatives, which is currently being discussed in the Senate, contained a variety of Medicaid reforms to improve the services available to recipients and conserve taxpayer dollars. 210 more words


US Employers Apply for Visas for Foreign Nationals in Specialty Applications : H-1B Cap Reached in 7 Days

On April 7, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) made the following announcement:

“U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2015. 919 more words

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

A quick look at Meehan, Balchunis and Brady's campaign finance reports

The first-quarter campaign finance filing deadline for federal candidates was yesterday. Here’s a quick look at the campaign funding raised by each of Delaware County’s candidates for the House of Representatives. 144 more words


The 67 Louisiana Lawmakers Who Just Voted That Gay Sex Should Be Illegal

I’m equally suprised and disheartened by this. Why are so many lawmakers hell bent on ignoring the Constitution unless it benefits them? And a HUGE thank you to the 11 who didn’t vote. 134 more words


Unit III: Congress, the Legislative Branch

Today we begin our third unit that covers the origins as well as basics of Congress.

For this unit, here are the Beaverton School District Standards we’ll be using: 116 more words

Advocacy Alert: Help Gather Support for Home Care Budget Amendments

The Home Care Alliance’s priority amendments in the House budget now have numbers, which means you can email or call your state representative and easily… 369 more words