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Friends and colleagues remember Matt Haley
Matt Haley, shown here in a photo made two days before he left for India, died as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Energy-saving initiatives launched in state municipalities
U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and U.S. Rep. John Carney recently joined USDA Rural Development State Director Bill McGowan to announce energy-saving initiatives in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties through the Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program.
FBI warns other health care firms may be hacked - Stempfley: Small...
The FBI is warning healthcare providers that the agency "has observed malicious actors targeting healthcare related systems, perhaps for the purpose of obtaining Protected Healthcare Information and/or Personally Identifiable Information ," Reuters reports, quoting an alert sent by the bureau yesterday to the private sector.
CHS attack may have been easy to prevent - Lawmakers call for...
CHS ATTACK MAY HAVE BEEN EASY TO PREVENT: If Community Health Services was hacked through the Heartbleed virus, as a leading technical expert has reported, the company displayed a very low level of sophistication in its computer security, two experts told POLITICO Thursday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Postal Service's bleak financial picture requires Congressional action, deputy postmaster general says
Ronald Stroman, in town for a mailer's expo, says Wednesday in Portland that Congress must act and the Postal Service must retool if it is to compete.
Officer's Armed Access to Philly Federal Building Sparks Concerns
A former University of Pennsylvania police officer is facing federal charges after he allegedly showed a fake badge to obtain access to a Philadelphia federal building while armed.
Delaware's Congressional Delegation Announces $5 Million Grant to Expand Delaware Airpark
On Monday, August 18, Delaware's Congressional delegation was joined by Delaware State University President Dr. Harry Williams, Delaware River and Bay Authority Executive Director Scott Green, Federal Aviation Administration Regional Manager Lori Pagnanelli and students from DSU's aviation program to announce a $5 million dollar grant to update and ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The News Journal
$5 mil for Del. Airpark
Airpark $5 mil for Del. Airpark Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1oKD3iI The Delaware Airpark in Cheswold will receive $5 million from the Federal Aviation Administration for an expansion, the state's Congressional delegation reported on Monday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Washington Post
Embattled Delaware treasurer withdrawing from race
Embattled Delaware state treasurer Chip Flowers said Friday during a tear-filled announcement that he is ending his campaign for re-election, days after his former deputy filed a police complaint charging him with harassment.
Philadelphia Breach Raises Fresh Questions About Fed Security
A disgruntled ex-cop carrying a loaded gun bypassed metal detectors at a federal building in Philadelphia and entered the FBI 's office there this week after flashing a fake police badge and his inactive ID card, according to sources and court records obtained by ABC News.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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Highway Bill Starts 10-Month Countdown
President Obama signed the latest short-term extension of the federal highway program, starting a 10-month clock on yet another funding deadline.
Delaware Officials Ink Medical Marijuana Contract
State officials have entered into a contract with a lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper to operate Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Ag Lab to visit Millsboro camp Aug. 14-15
Cutting the ribbon for the Delaware Farm Bureau Foundation's Ag Lab are Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, R-Georgetown; Jeremey Tucker, Delaware Electric Co-op; Sabrina Freiberg, Nationwide Insurance; Kitty Holtz; Laura Hill; Pam Bakerian, executive director, Delaware Farm Bureau Foundation; Greg Moore; Nathan Truitt, Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Carper; George ... (more)
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Obama and DC statehood
Finally, democracy in Washington, D.C. merits a presidential mention. President Obama over the past five-and-a-half years has had a lot to say about democracy in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the lack of democracy in D.C. has received scant or no attention at all.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Carper: We must secure radiological material
Sen. Tom Carper said a recent Government Accountability Office report has raised concerns about the security of radiological material at industrial sites.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Federal Watchdogs Complain to Congress About Access Woes
The heads of 47 government watchdog agencies have written to Congress claiming that federal departments are deliberately delaying or denying access to documents they are allowed by law to review, Politico reported.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
$619 billion missing from federal transparency site$619 billion...
A government website intended to make federal spending more transparent is missing at least $619 billion from 302 federal programs, a government audit has found.
Federal road repairs require a gasoline tax hike
First there was the "fiscal cliff"; now congressional dysfunction has brought the country to the edge of the "highway cliff."
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Sen. Carper Mourns the Loss of James Brady
WILMINGTON , Del.- U.S. Senator Tom Carper from Delaware responds to the death of 73-year-old James Brady.
Senator Introduces New R&D Tax Credit Bill
Democratic Senator Tom Carper has introduced a bill that would make the research and development tax credit permanent.