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daily review brief: Wednesday Apr 30 2014

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daily review brief: Wednesday Apr 30 2014

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Apr 30
Maloney Pushes for Gun Violence Research Funding on Al Jazeera America: http://1.usa.gov/R2AWbt

Apr 30
Van Hollen Opening Statement: A Progress Report on the War on Poverty: Lessons from the Frontlines: Washington... http://1.usa.gov/1lBFPna

Apr 30
CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA RENEWS EFFORTS TO RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE DESPITE SENATE'S VOTE TO BLOCK LEGISLATION... http://1.usa.gov/1u7yPlP

Apr 30
CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA FILES RESOLUTION DESIGNATING APRIL 30, 2014 AS "DIA DE LOS NIÑOS":
Congressman Hin... http://1.usa.gov/1fSa3g8

Apr 30
Bishop: Army Corps Releases Final Survey for Mattituck Inlet Project: Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop receiv... http://1.usa.gov/1mfTdf5

Apr 30
Holocaust Remembrance Week Statement: This week we mark Holocaust Remembrance Week. It is a time to reflect o... http://1.usa.gov/1iLHbLB

Apr 30
Bishop: FINS Announces Seasonal Driving Restrictions: Congressman Tim Bishop was informed by the Fire Island N... http://1.usa.gov/1iLHbLv

Apr 30
Celebrate Older Americans Month 2014: ST. LOUIS PUBLIC LIBRARY CELEBRATES OLDER AMERICANS MONTH IN MAY The St.... http://bit.ly/1kkL7PK

Apr 30
Delaney Disappointed By Senate Vote Failing to Raise the Minimum Wage: WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate failed t... http://1.usa.gov/1fAkvhJ

Apr 30
Delaney Voices Support for Hagerstown Airport: WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation (DOT) has announc... http://1.usa.gov/1fAkwlH

Apr 30
Delaney Statement on Exelon Purchase of Pepco: WASHINGTON – Pepco Holdings, the utility company that provides ... http://1.usa.gov/1fAkvhB

Apr 30
Governor Signs Bill Authorizing Industrial Hemp Research Program: HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie today signe... http://1.usa.gov/1iLdIS2

Apr 30
Washington Post: Va. officials break ground on Route 1 widening project to relieve Fort Belvoir congestion: No... http://1.usa.gov/1kqTkmU

Apr 30
Washington Post: Metro, MWAA agreement puts Silver Line on course to open in summer: After seven months of del... http://1.usa.gov/1lB8tou

Apr 30
Grants Management Specialist (Hazard Mitigation Assistance S: Last reply by bot on Thu, 01 May 2014 02:01:08 +0000 http://bit.ly/1lB5Qmw

Apr 30
4/30/2014: Today on the show, justice is served on Senior Legal Analyst time; voter suppression; the death pen... http://bit.ly/1lB4uZ9

Apr 30
REP. GUTIÉRREZ “OPTIMISTIC” ON IMMIGRATION REFORM, BUT “TICK, TICK, TICK, THE CLOCK AND CALENDAR MARCH ON”: Fl... http://1.usa.gov/1u6Uv1x

Apr 30
DOD Identifies Army Casualty: Last reply by bot on Thu, 01 May 2014 01:50:34 +0000 http://bit.ly/1kk52OW

Apr 30
DOD Identifies Army Casualty: Last reply by bot on Thu, 01 May 2014 01:50:09 +0000 http://bit.ly/1fA4doV

Apr 30
Remarks on the 2014 NPT Preparatory Committee Meeting: Last reply by bot on Thu, 01 May 2014 01:49:05 +0000 http://bit.ly/1kk50GI

Apr 30
Hoyer Statement on GDP for First Quarter 2014: Last reply by bot on Thu, 01 May 2014 01:48:59 +0000 http://bit.ly/1fA4d8B

Apr 30
Attorney Vacancies for U.S. Department of Justice. This page: Last reply by bot on Thu, 01 May 2014 01:47:52 +0000 http://bit.ly/1kk50qj

Apr 30
With Senate Republicans Blocking Progress, Rep. Cartwright Renews Effort to “Give Americans a Raise”: Washingt... http://1.usa.gov/1u6Lrd3

Apr 30
Cartwright Legislation Passes Committee Vote; Possible House Floor Vote is Next Step: Washington, D.C. – Today... http://1.usa.gov/1u6Lt4H

Apr 30
Cartwright Drafts Letter Requesting Additional Funds for Small Flood Control Projects: Washington, D.C. – Toda... http://1.usa.gov/1fRG7Rz

Apr 30
Peters' Amendment to Prevent Wasteful Spending on First Class Travel Passes the House: Washington, D.C. – Toda... http://1.usa.gov/1kquhjK

Apr 30
City Helps Families Connect in South City: As part of a series of events designed to engage the residents of ... http://bit.ly/1meYvrj

Apr 30
Congresswoman Lowey Sends Letter to President Obama Urging Immediate Action on Crude Oil Transport Safety: Let... http://1.usa.gov/1kjujZz

Apr 30
Video: GOP's minimum wage blockade hurts minorities: The fight to raise minimum wage came to a halt today afte... http://nbcnews.to/1kjq4xa

Apr 30
Video: Public must hold leaders to their promises: In Ask Ed Live, Ed Schultz explains the need of voters to h... http://nbcnews.to/R1rIwf

Apr 30
Video: Seniors spoil Rick Scott's anti-Obamacare event: Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fl., faced an embarrassing reality ... http://nbcnews.to/R1rIw6

Apr 30
Video: Republican Ryan plays 'expert' on poverty: Rep. Paul Ryan attempted to clear the air after marking cont... http://nbcnews.to/1kjq6F5

Apr 30
Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Approves Congressman Al Green’s Four Amendments Regarding Hiring and... http://1.usa.gov/1fzEPzN

Apr 30
Democratic Talk Radio LIVE Audio/Video Feeds: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:42:07 +0000 http://bit.ly/R1oNDR

Apr 30
Today's consolidated grant announcements list: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:41:44 +0000 http://bit.ly/R1oPvc

Apr 30
#NORTHAMERICA JOBVACANCY MATRIX: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:41:20 +0000 http://bit.ly/R1oNDG

Apr 30
CÁRDENAS ADOPTS “MEATLESS MONDAYS”: CÁRDENAS ADOPTS “MEATLESS MONDAYS”

(San Fernando Valley, Calif.) -- Today... http://1.usa.gov/1kjjXc7

Apr 30
Titus Introduces the Animal Emergency Planning Act: April 30, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Dina... http://1.usa.gov/R1jV1m

Apr 30
Gillibrand Statement on Senate Vote to Raise Minimum Wage: http://1.usa.gov/1kjdkGG

Apr 30
Feinstein Comments on Confirmation of Bashant to Southern District Court: Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein ... http://1.usa.gov/1fzxgJs

Apr 30
April 2014 Newsletter: http://1.usa.gov/1meDblQ

Apr 30
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Statement on Raising the Minimum Wage: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 29, 2014
... http://1.usa.gov/1fznzKN

Apr 30
Barbara Lee Announces $16M in Federal Health Grants: For Immediate Release: April 28, 2014

Contact: Katherin... http://1.usa.gov/1kiYqQJ

Apr 30
JOHNSON STATEMENT ON THE SENATE’S FAILURE TO ACT TO RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE: U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) to... http://1.usa.gov/1iJT7NR

Apr 30
Opening Statement of Ranking Member Jim McDermott: Subcommittee Hearing on Medicare Fraud:

April 30, 2014

... http://1.usa.gov/1kiTISZ

Apr 30
New BIT Investment Creates Good, Safe Jobs in Oregon: The groundbreaking ceremony for a new $43.2 million mult... http://bit.ly/1u5P2Ib

Apr 30
Workers Memorial Day Shines Light on Poor Workplace Safety Standards: Injured workers and the loved ones of th... http://bit.ly/1u5P573

Apr 30
Kaptur Announces Fire Grant for Toledo:
TOLEDO (April 30, 2014) -- U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) this after... http://1.usa.gov/R139zn

Apr 30
Himes Helps Lead Bill to Establish Federal Green Bank: WASHINGTON, DC – Along with lead author Congressman Chr... http://1.usa.gov/1fR5LFV

Apr 30
DOL urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup: A series... http://1.usa.gov/1u5GtgB

Apr 30
Mass. workers affected by layoffs in Hampden County to receive assistance from DOL: The U.S. Department of Lab... http://1.usa.gov/1u5Grp6

Apr 30
Levin floor statement on the need to raise the minimum wage: http://1.usa.gov/R0P45b

Apr 30
H.R.4486: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 (04/30/2014... http://1.usa.gov/1medlON

Apr 30
Veteran support | Beckley Register-Herald: It has taken more than two years, but the Veterans Employment Cente... http://1.usa.gov/1kiyVz5

Apr 30
Maloney Delivers Letters in Opposition to FERC Rate Hike: Washington, D.C. – With the new capacity zone going ... http://1.usa.gov/1lzPsCX

Apr 30
MSHA announces results of March impact inspections: The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Admi... http://1.usa.gov/1iJthcN

Apr 30
Levin remarks at opening of Anne Frank traveling exhibition: http://1.usa.gov/1lzM76R

Apr 30
Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement: Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement http://1.usa.gov/1u5eduw

Apr 30
Langevin Joins House Democrats in Introducing the Green Bank Act of 2014: Today Maryland Congressman Chris Van... http://1.usa.gov/1kijkzA

Apr 30
Langevin Opening Statement at IETC Markup: Congressman Jim Langevin, ranking member of the House Armed Service... http://1.usa.gov/R0C7Z0

Apr 30
H.Res.557: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4486) making appropriations for military construction... http://1.usa.gov/1fyQOgZ

Apr 30
Manchin Statement on Minimum Wage Vote: Senator Manchin issued a statement after the Senate failed to pass leg... http://1.usa.gov/1u5eNsg

Apr 30
Senators Manchin and Burr Introduce 'No Bonuses for Tax Cheats Act': Sens. Manchin and Burr introduced the No ... http://1.usa.gov/1fQEfs5

Apr 30
Larsen Statement on Administration’s Surface Transportation Proposal: WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, issu... http://1.usa.gov/1mdTGOZ

Apr 30
Maloney Urges Hudson Valley Residents to Speak Out Against New Capacity Zone Rate Hikes in Hudson Valley: With... http://1.usa.gov/1fyLYjT

Apr 30
Maloney: MTA Decision to Accelerate Installation of Positive Train Control an Important Step Forward: After an... http://1.usa.gov/1fyLYjK

Apr 30
Statement by US Labor Secretary Perez on Senate's minimum wage vote: U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez r... http://1.usa.gov/1ki6rWc

Apr 30
Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Minimum Wage Vote in U.S. Senate: “Congressional Republicans have once ... http://1.usa.gov/R0pbCk

Apr 30
Weather Impacts Garbage/Recycling Service This Week: City of Tallahassee vendor Waste Pro has suspended resid... http://bit.ly/1mdGDgs

Apr 30
Senate Republicans Block Legislation to Raise Minimum Wage for Millions of American Families: Senate Republica... http://1.usa.gov/1fQqwBy

Apr 30
Senator Stabenow Leads Bipartisan Women Senators Urging Administration to Protect Women’s Health in Medical Tr... http://1.usa.gov/1u4UHhG

Apr 30
National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2014 theme announced: The U.S. Department of Labor today announ... http://1.usa.gov/1lzmfYG

Apr 30
Nearly $2M in back wages and penalties sought in DOL lawsuit against Calif. strawberry grower: The U.S. Depart... http://1.usa.gov/1lzmhjk

Apr 30
Cohen Announces More Than $5 Million for HIV and AIDS Treatment in Shelby County: [WASHINGTON, DC] – Congressm... http://1.usa.gov/1fyrWWx

Apr 30
SEC Charges Utah-Based Retirement Plan Administrator With Defrauding Investors:
The Securities and Exchange ... http://1.usa.gov/1lyNnak

Apr 30
SEC Charges Utah-Based Retirement Plan Administrator With Defrauding Investors:
The Securities and Exchange ... http://1.usa.gov/1lyNnXQ

Apr 30
Feinstein, Chambliss Statement on Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill: Washington—Senate Intelligence Commi... http://1.usa.gov/1khsWui

Apr 30
Congresswoman Annie Kuster Calls on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Drug Enforcement Admini... http://1.usa.gov/1u4zLY9

Apr 30
Pocan Statement on Federal Court Ruling on Wisconsin Voter ID Laws: WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-... http://1.usa.gov/1koInSW

Apr 30
Rep. Schiff Announces White House Will Display Armenian Orphan Rug: Washington, DC –Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D... http://1.usa.gov/1koHSrZ

Apr 30
Senate Poised to Vote on Minimum Wage Hike: The Senate today is expected to vote on a bill to raise the federa... http://bit.ly/1u4urnP

Apr 30
Fattah Highlights Priorities in FY2015 CJS Appropriations Bill: Neuroscience programs through NSF received one... http://1.usa.gov/1iIltIc

Apr 30
Mayor Launches New Economic and Real Estate Strategy: Saying Louisville needs a unified and forward-leaning ap... http://bit.ly/1mcZng6

Apr 30
Congressmen Garamendi Announces Sutter Basin Flood Protection Project Clears Major Hurdle: WASHINGTON, DC – To... http://1.usa.gov/1mcZg47

Apr 30
Levin opening statement, Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on acquisition reform: http://1.usa.gov/QZJJuO

Apr 30
Delaney Congratulates Poffenberger on Being Named President/CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce: For Immed... http://1.usa.gov/1kofypy

Apr 30
Gross Domestic Product: First Quarter 2014 (advance estimate): Real gross domestic product -- the output of go... http://1.usa.gov/1ko2yAk

Apr 30
Maloney applauds White House efforts to curb campus sexual assaults: WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Mal... http://1.usa.gov/1u3JrlT

Apr 30
Bera calls for rescinding IRS bonuses paid to employees who owe taxes: Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. sent a lette... http://1.usa.gov/QYUbTg

Apr 30
On Support for Israel: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:09:55 +0000 http://bit.ly/1kfHf2F

Apr 30
NEW Attorney Vacancies for U.S. Department of Justice: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:07:56 +0000 http://bit.ly/QYETxP

Apr 30
Trade Association or Membership Organization?: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:07:06 +0000 http://bit.ly/QYEThw

Apr 30
Treasury Targets Networks for Faciltating Iran’s Ballistic M: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:05:55 +0000 http://bit.ly/QYEThr

Apr 30
‘Karl Lee’ Charged in Manhattan Federal Court with Using a W: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:03:43 +0000 http://bit.ly/QYEQCl

Apr 30
Remarks of Deputy Secretary Raskin at the University of Mary: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:38:50 +0000 http://bit.ly/1iGH9EH

Apr 30
NIGHTLY WHIP: TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:35:39 +0000 http://bit.ly/1iGHc3i

Apr 30
Ninth Anniversary of the Cedar Revolution: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:35:20 +0000 http://bit.ly/1iGH9EE

Apr 30
Interview With Jacques Aristide of Voice of America's French: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:30:36 +0000 http://bit.ly/1mb7U30

Apr 30
Highlights: "Toward a Europe Whole and Free" Conference: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:29:58 +0000 http://bit.ly/1mb7TvX

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