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Rangel Returns to Raising Funds in DC

Now that Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y) managed to successfully dispatch a crowded field of challengers in his Harlem, N.Y. Democratic primary yesterday, he’s
Jul 31, 2020

Rangel Returns to Raising Funds in DC

Rangel Returns to Raising Funds in DC

Now that Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y) managed to successfully dispatch a crowded field of challengers in his Harlem, N.Y. Democratic primary yesterday, he’s
Now that Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y) managed to successfully dispatch a crowded field of challengers in his Harlem, N.Y. Democratic primary yesterday, he’s
Jul 31, 2020

Immigration Reform, Technological Solutions Among Suggestions for Improving Border Security

Immigration Reform, Technological Solutions Among Suggestions for Improving Border Security

Comprehensive immigration reform, new technology, stronger oversight and collaboration with Mexico are among the proposals the Center for American Progress
Comprehensive immigration reform, new technology, stronger oversight and collaboration with Mexico are among the proposals the Center for American Progress
Jul 31, 2020

Previously criticized DOE panel issues report calling for regulation of fracking

Previously criticized DOE panel issues report calling for regulation of fracking

A Department of Energy advisory panel that was criticized by environmentalists for having too many members connected to the oil and gas industry has issued a second report calling for stronger regulation of hydrofracking by state and federal agencies. Pro Publica reports : A federal energy panel issued a blunt warning to shale gas drillers and their regulators today, saying they need to step up efforts to protect public health and the environment or risk a backlash that stifles further development
A Department of Energy advisory panel that was criticized by environmentalists for having too many members connected to the oil and gas industry has issued a second report calling for stronger regulation of hydrofracking by state and federal agencies. Pro Publica reports : A federal energy panel issued a blunt warning to shale gas drillers and their regulators today, saying they need to step up efforts to protect public health and the environment or risk a backlash that stifles further development
Jul 31, 2020

ACT! for America alleges FBI investigation of Florida charter school

ACT! for America alleges FBI investigation of Florida charter school

The Jacksonville chapter of the controversial group ACT! for America is accusing a local school of ties to terrorism in a new press release, linking the school to an FBI investigation through a media report that, contrary to ACT!’s claims, indicates any actions the FBI is conducting has nothing to do with terrorism. # The schools in question were founded by Fethullah Gülen, an Islamic political figure from Turkey who currently lives in the Poconos. According to The Philadelphia Inquirer , the FBI and the Departments of Labor and Education are investigating “whether some charter school employees are kicking back part of their salaries to a Muslim movement founded by Gulen known as Hizmet, or Service, according to knowledgeable sources.” # The investigation has no apparent link to terrorism. The Inquirer reports instead that “it is focused on whether hundreds of Turkish teachers, administrators, and other staffers employed under the H1B visa program are misusing taxpayer money.” # According to a Turkish newspaper , a 2005 U.S
The Jacksonville chapter of the controversial group ACT! for America is accusing a local school of ties to terrorism in a new press release, linking the school to an FBI investigation through a media report that, contrary to ACT!’s claims, indicates any actions the FBI is conducting has nothing to do with terrorism. # The schools in question were founded by Fethullah Gülen, an Islamic political figure from Turkey who currently lives in the Poconos. According to The Philadelphia Inquirer , the FBI and the Departments of Labor and Education are investigating “whether some charter school employees are kicking back part of their salaries to a Muslim movement founded by Gulen known as Hizmet, or Service, according to knowledgeable sources.” # The investigation has no apparent link to terrorism. The Inquirer reports instead that “it is focused on whether hundreds of Turkish teachers, administrators, and other staffers employed under the H1B visa program are misusing taxpayer money.” # According to a Turkish newspaper , a 2005 U.S
Jul 31, 2020
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