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"The new firm enables us to provide a greater array of comprehensive legal services." ... She is a current board member for the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department, Secretary of the Middle Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women, Past President of the Murfreesboro Estate Planning ...
Steve Bullock, pressed former U.S. State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson to uphold the 1909 Boundary Waters Treaty, which obligates both countries to avoid polluting shared waters that would cause harm in either country. In his response in January, Tillerson promised to initiate a process with ...

It may have been the first time they were all in one place: Seven of the 11 secretaries of the U.S. Department of Education, including all but two of those still living. The department, relatively young for a cabinet agency, dates only to 1979. They have aged. Some move more slowly. They have gone on to ...
On Wednesday, U.S. Agriculture Department Secretary Sonny Perdue said farmers are feeling anxiety not only from the possible trade war with China but also because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is issuing hardship waivers to some small refineries, allowing them to avoid complying with ...
On Wednesday, U.S. Agriculture Department Secretary Sonny Perdue said farmers are feeling anxiety not only from the possible trade war with China but also because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is issuing hardship waivers to some small refineries, allowing them to avoid complying with ...
The natural gas pipeline owners affected by the breach were not required to report the incident to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, the agency in charge of overseeing the operations of the more-than 2.6 million miles of oil and gas conduits in the United States. The seven incidents that we ...

Story County woman named to deputy Agriculture Department secretary .... Kim Reynolds last month. He replaces Bill Northey, who held the position for 11 years before being confirmed as a U.S. Department of Agriculture undersecretary last month. Naig is running to fill the remainder of Northey's term ...
"But the next generation of leaders -- who are the hope of this democracy -- need us to unite on common ground. There is a need for substantive, bipartisan discussion on American education policy." "A Nation at Risk" called on Americans to cultivate "a learning society" that values rigorous ...
11 - Veterans Day - and will focus on celebrating active military as well as the contributions of veterans throughout U.S. history, the Pentagon said in a memo earlier this month. On March 15, Shulkin said that he has not gotten any direction about what role, if any, the Veterans Affairs Department will play ...
Commerce Secretary Ross: Trade deficits are sucking money out of US. 1:13 PM ET Thu, 22 March 2018. Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross discusses the Trump administration's newly imposed tariffs on China. Watch CNBC Live ...
The U.S. president has the power to select whose advice he pays attention to when it comes to his judges, cabinet members and, of course, the staff of ... as the secretary of his department. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, who served as a deputy secretary of transportation and a secretary of labor, ...
The list is long: associate deputy attorney general at the Justice Department; general counsel of the Navy; general counsel at the Defense Department; secretary of the Army; secretary of Veterans Affairs; and chairman of the Panama Canal Commission. These appointments came during the administrations ...
Department Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc warns it's a disaster waiting to happen. "It'd create complete chaos for us because the sheriffs can't house inmates at $19 a day," he explained. Louisiana has been housing state inmates in local facilities for more than 20 years. That arrangement kept them from having ...
The groups -- which include the Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society International and Humane Society of the United States -- said Tuesday that they are asking a federal court in Washington, DC, to rule that the US Fish and Wildlife Service did not follow the proper process to make its March 1 ...
It was the bilked numbers in Phoenix that prompted Congress to examine VA's firing practices and empowered the department's secretaries — both past and .... That new section covers employees under Title 5 and some employees under Title 38 of the U.S. Code, which dictates personnel policy for health ...
He left us on March 8 after a heart attack, leaving a sign in his wake that reads “A Smashing Success. ... at the Justice Department; general counsel of the Navy; general counsel at the Defense Department; secretary of the Army; secretary of Veterans Affairs; and chairman of the Panama Canal Commission.
In January, Zinke announced a proposal to allow offshore oil and gas drilling around most of the United States, including in water off the coasts of California and .... It was, by many accounts, the biggest conservation collaboration in US history, involving 15 planning areas in 10 states and costing $45 million.

The Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) asked the U.S. government to exempt Korea from higher tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. ... including Senator Orrin Hatch, who is the Senate Finance Committee chairman, Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
... the beneficiaries of the project, will lose out on roughly $25-million and State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn is asking the United States Air Force for compensation. ... As former cabinet secretary of the Children, Youth and Families Department, Secretary Wilson should be sympathetic to our plight.”.
In her first year overseeing the Education Department, Secretary Betsy DeVos has been “a boon for for-profit colleges, student loan companies, and advocates of school privatization,” while harming public school students of all ages, according to a report released Thursday by two Massachusetts Democrats ...
The U.S. president has the power to select whose advice he pays attention to when it comes to his judges, cabinet members and, of course, the staff of ... as the secretary of his department. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, who served as a deputy secretary of transportation and a secretary of labor, ...
The lawsuit names Health Department Secretary Rebekah Gee as the defendant. It includes as plaintiffs three Medicaid patients listed as Jane Does who receive health care at the organization's clinics in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The health department didn't immediately comment Friday on the ...
Turkey's military operations against Kurdish forces in the northern Syria enclave of Afrin are hindering the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS), U.S. ... no details to reveal regarding a planned U.S.-Turkey working group announced last week after meetings in Ankara between State Department Secretary Rex ...
In a statement, department secretary Mike Carroll said the records showed Cruz was getting mental health services before, during and after the ... that the FBI had missed signs that the shooter was troubled because it was distracted by its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
After an investigation started in August 2017, the U.S. Commerce Department accused Canadian paper suppliers of selling newsprint below market prices and issued tariffs ranging from 4.42 percent to 9.93 percent. The latest tariffs are as high as 22.16 percent, and United States customs agents have been ...
The latest tariffs are as high as 22.16 percent, and United States customs agents have been ordered to require cash deposits from importers. In a press release, U.S. Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross said the new tariffs will provide relief for the U.S. paper industry. "President (Donald) Trump ...
Veteran Affairs Department Secretary David Shulkin is the sole holdover from the Obama administration to serve in President Donald Trump's Cabinet. ... 11 – Veterans Day – and will focus on celebrating active military as well as the contributions of veterans throughout U.S. history, the Pentagon said in a ...
And in 2016, U.S. District Judge Kenneth Gonzales held Human Services Department Secretary Brent Earnest in contempt of court. That same year, a top official at the U.S. Department of Agriculture described New Mexico as having the “most fouled up” food stamp program in the country. Gonzales ...
U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke previously announced that Florida was exempt from the plan due to the state's reliance on tourism; however, Trump administration officials have claimed his announcement is not a formal decision, according to The Hill. Rhode Island's Democratic U.S. ...
While funding was being cut to aid poor and homeless Americans, the Department of Housing and Urban Development found $31,000 in its budget for Ben Carson's new office dining set. In a tweet after the budget was announced Carson, the department's Secretary, tweeted it was one that focused "on ...
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins wants Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to create a bounty program for Asian carp, an invasive fish species. ... The Republican congressman sent a letter to department Secretary Jack Montoucet, saying a program to encourage fishermen to harvest the species would ...
The Department of Children and Families would have had no way to know if Mr. Cruz's behavior became more erratic after losing his mother because the agency is not automatically notified of a caretaker's death, said George Sheldon, a former department secretary. “It's hard to second-guess because we ...
In his initial memorandum to the Department, Secretary Mattis emphasized,”[e]very action will be designed to ensure our military is ready to fight today and in the future.” Given the Secretary's guidance, OUSD (P&R) moved forward from the underlying premise that all Service members are expected to be ...
U.S. District Judge M. Christina Armijo dismissed part of a motion filed by Environmental Restoration LLC, one of the companies contracted by the U.S. ... New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas and New Mexico Environment Department Secretary Butch Tongate issued a joint statement on ...
Department Secretary Sheila Harsdorf announced Brown's appointment in an internal departmental posting obtained by Isthmus. She said Brown, in his recent state ... Frassetto is now the state director for rural development for the United States Department of Agriculture. His bio on the USDA website notes ...
Although U.S. troops commonly participate in parades on the Fourth of July and other holidays, especially those honoring veterans, the United States has never ... “I trust President Trump, Defense Department, Secretary Mattis to do it in the right way, and do it in a way that makes sense and is cost effective,” ...
Jeh Johnson, who served as the department's secretary during the hacking, said they were “able to determine that the scanning and probing of voter registration databases was coming from the Russian government." Johnson added that 2016 "was a wake-up call and now it's incumbent upon states and the ...
The secretary made his remarks in a news conference following the dialogue, along with State Department Secretary Rex W. Tillerson, Qatari Foreign ... the United States maintain excellent military-to-military relations, hosting Al Udeid Air Base, home to our Combined Air Operations Center, the [U.S. Air ...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Monongalia and Preston counties are taking over the state capital Tuesday, as part of their day at the Legislature. Monongalia County Day at the Legislature, in conjunction with Preston County, gives residents from each county the opportunity to meet with West Virginia's ...
Henry McMaster spoke out against offshore drilling recently, writing a letter to U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke, The State reported. The letter reads: “Every city and town council along the South Carolina coastline has voted to oppose seismic testing and drilling, and I agree with them.
The Fish and Wildlife Service, overseen by Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke, announced on Nov. 15 that it was rescinding an Obama administration ban on the import of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia, saying money generated by the hunting goes toward conservation efforts.
Johnson was director of Huntington's Office of Drug Control Policy from 2014 until his retirement there last year. He previously was interim police chief and a police officer in Huntington for more than 40 years. Department Secretary Bill Crouch says Johnson will continue to work part-time in special projects.
Ryan Zinke (R)—who would later help to preside over the largest land reduction of national monuments in U.S. history—as Interior Department secretary. Trump has taken an overtly friendly attitude toward the oil and gas industries: In January 2017 he signed orders to move ahead with construction of the ...
The alleged comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump about Haiti, El Salvador and African nations have spurred visceral reactions from many. ... when combined with other comments that came before and America First rhetoric ― can gradually transform the world's view of the United States. For our ...
Moya was put on leave after the former superintendent Luis Valentino mistakenly sent him texts meant for the Public Education Department secretary saying he was going after Moya. Emails later ... I think there should be things put in place that help us avoid these types of situations,” said Jason Cloyes.
Unfortunately, the damage that President Trump has done to the United States' reputation and interests around the world will also have long-term .... and downsizing the State Department. Secretary Tillerson has pursued a “reorganization” that has delivered little and lost the trust of U.S. diplomats, while ...
In the 10-part miniseries “The Alienist,” TNT's adaptation of Caleb Carr's 1994 novel set in New York City in 1896, a criminal psychologist, a newspaper illustrator and a police department secretary investigate a series of grisly serial murders. Joining them are 20-something Jewish fraternal twins Lucius ...
“Every city and town council along the South Carolina coastline has voted to oppose seismic testing and drilling, and I agree with them,” McMaster wrote in the letter to U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke. The letter was a follow-up to a conversation that McMaster and Zinke had last week in ...
Majority of the US National Park Service advisory board have quit after they were ignored by the interior department secretary, members claim. In a letter, members said they resigned in protest of Secretary Ryan Zinke's unwillingness to hold a single meeting since taking office in March. A department spokeswoman called ...
More than 40 percent of the coal mined in the United States is found on federal lands, with the majority produced in the West. The Trump administration has made expanding fossil fuel mining in the U.S. an important initiative and has rolled back Obama-era regulations and moratoriums limiting the leasing ...


 

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