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  • California receives U.S. funding for earthquake early-warning system

    California has received congressional funding to begin rolling out an earthquake early-warning system next year, capping nearly a decade of planning, setbacks and technological breakthroughs, officials said Sunday. Scientists have long planned to make...
  • Mica empowered to investigate TSA, FEMA, HUD, GSA

    Mica empowered to investigate TSA, FEMA, HUD, GSA
    U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has received license to be a pain-in-the-neck to a handful of federal agencies and maybe find new savings of tax dollars, as he will chair a new committee designed to oversee and investigate their operations. Mica...
  • Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill; Ted Cruz apologizes to GOP

    Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill; Ted Cruz apologizes to GOP
    President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a government shutdown. The legislation funds most government agencies through September 2015. The Department of Homeland...
  • Turn investment back on, Congress

    Turn investment back on, Congress
    Manufacturers in America continue to face strong headwinds in trying to grow and create jobs. Despite this challenge, many of us are committed to thriving in a competitive global economy and conquering the obstacles we face day in and day out just to...
  • House oversight panel to probe Secret Service breaches, culture

    House oversight panel to probe Secret Service breaches, culture
    The House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee will conduct a bipartisan investigation into the U.S. Secret Service next year, the panel's new chairman, Republican Jason Chaffetz, said on Thursday. Chaffetz and the panel's top...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Jordan Bradfield, a junior at Liberty High School of Bethlehem was recently nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or...
  • Silver: Jews and Christians should be Democrats

    Barry Silver, rabbi of Congregation L'Dor Va Dor — a Reform temple in Boynton Beach — as well as a practicing attorney and former member of the Florida House of Representatives — gave a talk to the United South County Democratic Club...
  • Freshman lawmaker from Inland Empire gets crash course on Congress

    The newly elected member of Congress arrived in the nation's capital after a red-eye flight from LAX in a government-assigned cheap seat next to the bathroom. Sleep-deprived, Norma J. Torres busied herself during the taxi ride downtown by answering...
  • U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm won't resign after guilty plea to federal tax charge

    U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm won't resign after guilty plea to federal tax charge
    U.S. Representative Michael Grimm of New York pleaded guilty to a federal felony tax charge on Tuesday, seven weeks after coasting to reelection despite his indictment. Grimm, a Republican, pleaded guilty in Brooklyn federal court to aiding the...
  • Florida passes NY as third largest state at 19.9M people

    Florida passes NY as third largest state at 19.9M people
    First it was this: Orlando beat New York City as the first city to top 50 million visitors. And now this: Florida is bigger than New York. Census figures released Tuesday show Florida passed New York as the nation's third largest state with an...
  • Rep. Michael Grimm pleads guilty in tax case, refuses to resign

    Embattled Republican Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single count of tax evasion, but said he would not resign his seat. In a Brooklyn courtroom before U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen,  Grimm admitted to aiding in the filing of a...