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Sheri Swokowski, a transgender woman who served her country for more than three decades, lays bare the extreme anti-LGBTQ animus of Mark Green, Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Army, and the terrible message the president is sending to LGBTQ ...
That sure looks like failure to us. It looks like a governor whose fiscal management of the state budget makes Bobby Jindal look like Calvin Coolidge.
The order: Trump is ordering government agencies to review the way they award contracts to assess how they affect U.S. jobs and manufacturers and to make sure they "maximize the use of materials produced in the United States." The commerce Department ...
Ambassadorships aside, Trump has only nominated two people to senior management positions at the State Department: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his deputy, John Sullivan. That leaves over three dozen senior spots unfilled. "Unfortunately, I ...
And Yahoo told us that Spicer's online audience sometimes averages 600,000 a day, and at least 3 million a week. "We'd definitely consider these good, and certainly fair to say the briefings have found an audience on Yahoo," said a spokeswoman.
New Mexico Public education Department Secretary Hanna Skandera announced earlier this month that teachers will be able to take six sick days before it impacts the attendance portion of their evaluations.
A quick check of the U.S. state Department's website shows seven out of nine of the senior official positions as vacant.
Another lawsuit spawned by UNC-Chapel Hill's "paper classes" scandal has come up short, this time at the hands of the N.C.
His contribution to the country as Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ambassador to the United States, the Director-General of Security and finally in his role as Secretary of the Department of Defence, will leave a lasting ...
That's why I want to congratulate Secretary Ryan Zinke on his confirmation as Interior Department secretary. This is an immensely important job for the future of our national public lands and American jobs.
Food and Civil Supplies Department secretary Harsha Gupta said they had reorganised the number of shops based on the number of card-holders they catered to.
"As I ring the bell, let us have a moment of silence and remember Mr. Jess and all he did for us," the fire chief said.
(Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo) Bears Ears formation rises above White Canyon along US Highway 95 near Natural Bridges National Monument in San Juan County.
Maggie Sheely, of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Great Lakes region, addressed numerous topics from Washington at a Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast, held Wednesday at Sturges-Young Auditorium.
The tribes have long maintained the U.S. government illegally took the 18,800-acre site in 1908, which the Salish owners didn't want to sell in the first place.
Through decades of personal encounters, U.S. diplomats and other State Department representatives have deeply impressed me with their decency, common sense, patriotism and profound understanding of the world.
The tribes have long maintained the U.S. government illegally took the 18,800-acre site in 1908, which the Salish owners didn't want to sell in the first place.
The Trump administration has not made a decision on how to proceed with the subsidies, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.
She said 'yes,' and soon she was assigned to the war crimes branch and to the Jackson project - the Office of United States Chief of Counsel for Prosecution of Axis Criminality," Barrett said. "Less than two weeks later, on June 18, 1945, Alma Soller ...
She was persistent and on Tuesday, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department Secretary Dr. Ben Carson and his wife walked through Grant's apartment to see the issues firsthand.
Hogan deflected other questions centering on the recent withdrawal of two of his nominations for department secretaries, but said: "We're really happy with the session.
"While the magazine has a loyal following and is supported by subscriptions, it became clear as our staff continued to examine what they did and why they do it ... that we at DNR are stewards of resources and not magazine publishers," department ...
Authorizations are issued as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for each species. The rule change will allow the GFP department secretary to authorize a terminally ill resident to hunt a deer, antelope or Turkey outside established season dates if ...
The US military launched a missile attack on a Syrian airbase yesterday, and the president of the United States announced it by uncharacteristically invoking God three times in his three-minute speech.
The governor on Friday introduced Ron Penny as Department of Revenue secretary and Eric Boyette as the state chief information officer and IT department secretary. Penny has been acting revenue secretary since January and previously was state ...
"Recreational access to non-meandered waters is a complex issue that has impacted our state for decades," said Kelly Hepler, GFP department secretary. "Under this Supreme Court decision, GFP cannot facilitate access to non-meandered waters for ...
Jay Inslee's handling of nominations for a federal fishery council seat has come under attack from the leaders of major North Pacific fishing-industry groups, which have taken the unusual step of sending a complaint letter to the U.S. Secretary of ...
Jon Tester says he believes Montana voters will understand his opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination for U.S. Supreme Court, though he may be taking a gamble in a state that elected President Donald Trump by a 20-point margin.
In a terse press statement issued by the U.S. state Department, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said only: "North Korea launched yet another intermediate-range ballistic missile.
On his third day in Washington, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended a number of meetings with members of the US Congress, as well as with US Department Secretaries and security officials. These meetings came following Al-Sisi's meeting with ...
These bureaucrats will finish us." We came to know later that the property department's secretary had brought a file to him, trying to get his signature for the allotment of land to Liaquat Ali Khan himself.
During his campaign for the presidency, U.S. President Donald Trump said he would not collect the yearly $400,000 presidential salary.
Zola Butler, left, Charlene Stephens, of State farm, Stacy Butler, Sunbury Fire Chief Russ Wertz, Sunbury Fire Department President Mike Rhoads, Sunbury Fire Department Secretary Jason Lehman and Department Treasurer Dan Lehman display a replica of ...
These bureaucrats will finish us.' We came to know later that the property department's secretary had brought a file to him, trying to get his signature for the allotment of land to Liaquat Ali Khan himself.
WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers backing new firing rules for veterans Affairs employees received a boost this weekend when the department's secretary endorsed the plan and says he needs quick action on the issue. But whether the high-profile push ...
The group's membership is made up only of its officers: Spadola, Vice President Amy Kevis, a 20-year veteran of the New Castle County police Department; Secretary Michael Hendee, a practicing attorney who was deputy attorney general in Wilmington for ...
However, he was hesitant to jump ahead of new department Secretary David Shulkin's plan to publicly decide no later than July on the future of VA's EHR.
"These painful regulations were nothing but dangerous examples of executive overreach and a set of calculated attacks on the coal industry by the Obama administration," West Virginia 1st U.S. House District Rep. David B. McKinley said in a statement ...
... sustain progress for the state, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Department Secretary Dennis Davin referred to the report as "a roadmap that will help us jump start our strategy to attract ...
Mr. Perez, the former controversial Labor Department Secretary of Barack Obama, recently asked the entire DNC staff to submit resignation letters took over after a slew of electoral disasters for the Democratic party.
US transportation Department Secretary Elaine Chao announced that President Donald Trump proposed to channel $1 trillion over 10 years towards improving the nation's infrastructure.
The United States will become less competitive in the global market, in developing new technologies for energy, and we're going to cede the marketplace to other nations.
The Fast Food giant said Thursday that it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime next year at most of its U.S. locations. It's a major change for McDonald's, which has relied on frozen beef for more than ...
"I think it's still causing us donation problems," Washington said. "But we keep doing what we do. We just continue to let people know that was just a blip, and now we gotta get past it.
In 2016, US music sales grew 11 percent to $7.7 billion, the Recording Industry Association of America said Thursday. That's the biggest jump since 1998, when the industry sold almost six times as many CDs.
Speaking at the commerce Department, Secretary Wilbur Ross touted the "record-breaking" public-private partnership that will provide "first responders with the latest technology to save lives and to protect our communities.





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