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VA Senators Kaine and Warner attempt new push to lift federal hold on drilling
In an effort to put more holes in Virginia soil to extract materials millions of years old, Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner are renewing their attempts to lift the federal hold on oil and gas drilling in Virginia's coastal waters.
Fri May 24, 2013
CPSC chairman updates AHFA board on flammability progress
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Inez Tenenbaum told furniture manufacturers this week that it is committed to developing a national upholstered furniture flammability standard that does not require the use of harmful chemicals.
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DODEA director to retire
The director of the Department of Defense education arm responsible for the nearly 200 military-run schools at bases across the world has announced her plan to retire in late summer.
Thu May 23, 2013
Bill would widen military whistleblower protections
Noting that almost 1 of every 3 members of the military who reported a sexual assault last year also said they faced retaliation, Sen.
Sen. Michael Bennet's wealth appears to drop in 2013 financial disclosures
At first glance, the junior senator from Colorado looks like he's losing money serving in the United States Congress.
Wed May 22, 2013
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Wireless History Foundation Announces 2013 Inductees for Wireless Hall of Fame
George Schmitt has broad telecom experience in wireless and wireline companies gained over a 40-year career.
NRSC ramps up attacks on Dems over IRS scandal
The National Republican Senatorial Committee ramped up efforts Wednesday to tie Democratic lawmakers to the evolving IRS controversy, believing the issue will be an electoral winner for Republicans in 2014 and beyond.
Sens. Warner & Kaine submit legislation to expand offshore energy leases
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, both Democrats from Virginia, Wednesday cosponsored the introduction of The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013.
Virginia Senators Address Four Mile Run on Capitol Hill
Virginia's Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine Wednesday offered an amendment to an environmental bill that will promote efforts to restore Four Mile Run as a recreational resource.
Under scrutiny, Va. gov's mansion a dichotomy
23, 2011 file photo, Mattaponi tribe members hold a deer presented by Mattaponi Chief Carl Custalow as Gov.
Under scrutiny, Va. gov's mansion a dichotomy
An embezzling case that began with a chef being accused of stealing food from Virginia's Executive Mansion and morphed into a political scandal involving two of the state's most powerful politicians has some people wondering: What goes on behind the wide double doors of the governor's house? The governor's mansion is in some ways a dichotomy: It is ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
New DATA Act, Same Standards and Transparency Push
Emerging tools have made an agile approach easier, but there is plenty of work to be done in terms of refining enterprise BI methods.
Mon May 20, 2013
USC Price School of Public Policy and India's Emergent Institute...
The USC Price School of Public Policy's Judith and John Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise on Tuesday created a new partnership with India's Emergent Institute to launch an exchange program between government leaders in California and the Indian state of Karnataka.
Sun May 19, 2013
VA Senators Address Four Mile Run on Capitol Hill
Virginia's Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine this week offered an amendment to an environmental bill that will promote efforts to restore Four Mile Run as a recreational resource.
Sat May 18, 2013
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Daily Press joins criticism of subpoenas for AP telephone records
The Daily Press Media Group has joined a chorus of news organizations nationwide criticizing the Justice Department for a massive seizure of The Associated Press ' telephone records.
Va. Republicans choose 2014 convention to nominate for U.S. Senate
As of now, the Virginia Republican Party plans to select its candidate for U.S. Senate in 2014 much as it is picking statewide nominees this year: with a nominating convention.
Fri May 17, 2013
Risks ahead, for both parties
From the moment Barack Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Boston in 2004, he has enjoyed a reputation as a politician with a claim to the high ground.
Thu May 16, 2013
Lawmakers Fight Defense Furlough Plan
Lawmakers are pushing back against the Defense Department's plan to furlough civilian employees for 11 days through the rest of the fiscal year.
Agencies Need Congress' Help to Weed Out Duplicate Programs
The success of any Obama administration bid to eliminate overlapping or duplicative programs may hinge on bipartisan cooperation from a turf-conscious Congress as well as clear and enduring metrics, a Senate panel was told on Thursday.
Democrat leads in the race for Va. Governor
Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe has inched ahead in the race to replace Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, according to a newly released Quinnipiac University poll.