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  1. Congress, Trump Roll Back Resources Extraction Payments SEC Rule

    Agmetalminer.com - Environment 02.23 / 00:08 agmetalminer.com
    President Trump signed a bill to roll back a Dodd-Frank banking reform disclosure requirement that demanded that resource exploration and extraction companies disclose any payments that they might make to foreign governments, the U.S. federal government or other entities in their exploration activities. Two-Month Trial: Metal Buying Outlook Rule 13q-1 adopted by the SEC, would have implemented the resource extraction issuer payment disclosure provisions of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank…
  2. Viavi Lights the Path to 5G at Mobile World Congress

    M2mworldnews.com - Internet 02.23 / 00:08 m2mworldnews.com
    Test and assurance pioneer presents industry 5G trial data. Viavi Solutions has released new industry data on the state of 5G trials globally. Despite 5G standards not being expected until 2020, 25 mobile operators have already announced that they are lab testing “5G”. Among those, 12 report having progressed to field testing. An additional four ... The post Viavi Lights the Path to 5G at Mobile World Congress appeared first on IoT Business New…
  3. Muslim Congress Staffers in Hacking Case Took $100K from Iran-Linked Fugitive

    Frontpagemag.com - U.S. 02.22 / 23:55 frontpagemag.com
    As discussed yesterday, the story of the Muslim brothers working as IT staffers in Congress who have been accused of inappropriate access has taken quite a turn. Luke Rosiak continues to stay on it. Yesterday he revealed that the Pakistani brothers had taken a $100K loan from a mysterious Dr. Ali Attar. Now he has information on just who Ali Attar might be.  Imran Awan and four of his relatives were employed as information technology (IT) aides by dozens of House…
  4. NYPD Commissioner to Congress: Pay Us Back for Defending Trump Tower

    Ny1.com - New York 02.22 / 23:48 www.ny1.com
    Police Commissioner James O'Neill sent a letter to members of the state Congressional delegation in Washington Tuesday requesting reimbursement for $25.7 million the NYPD and FDNY spent to defend Trump Tower from Election Day until the…
  5. Members of Congress on recess encounter harsh questioning at local town hall events

    Against a backdrop of a new administration that spent much of its first month engaged in a war of words with the media and trying to tamp down controversy, members of Congress spent a week-long recess hearing from angry…
  6. Md. members of Congress ask Hogan to push national redistricting reform

    Popular Republican governor says he is too busy working to reform state’s redistricting process to do what Democrats a…
  7. Are Vaccines Safe? Congress Members Write Bipartisan Letter To Colleagues On The Importance Of Immunization

    IBTimes - Politics 02.22 / 23:40 ibtimes.com
    Six members of Congress who hold various committee seats wrote a bipartisan letter to their government colleagues stressing the importance of and necessity for vaccines on Tuesday. The letter seems to come in response to Donald Trump’s belief in and support for the idea that vaccines could be unsafe and as a response to an increase in reports of deadly diseases like the measles, mumps and whooping c…
  8. Vienna secures two association congresses

    Citmagazine.com - Food 02.22 / 23:19 citmagazine.com
    The European Snacks Association (ESA) meeting and the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) congress will be held in Vienna in 2017 and 2018…
  9. GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls

    Harlandaily.com - Harlan 02.22 / 23:07 harlandaily.com
    BLACKSTONE, Va. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia. Protesters and supporters crowded a restaurant conference room in Blackstone where Brat fielded…
  10. Anger amid expected transparency: Some Minnesota members of Congress holding town halls, others opting out

    Smithvilleherald.com - Missouri (MO) 02.22 / 23:02 smithvilleherald.com
    Some Minnesota members of Congress are holding town hall meetings during their first break this week since the 2017 session began, with others backing away from in-person meetings, as controversy…
  11. One Thing Congress Agrees on: Vaccines Work

    Hamodia.com - Technology 02.22 / 23:00 hamodia.com
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers are stressing the need to highlight benefits of vaccines amid reports of local outbreaks of infectious diseases. “The science is clear: FDA-licensed vaccines are proven… Read more » The post One Thing Congress Agrees on: Vaccines Work appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: NY to Mandate Meningitis Vaccines For 7th, 12th-Graders FOCUS: To Combat Disease, States Make It Harder to Skip Vaccines Religious Exemptions for Vaccines On the Rise i…
  12. Hillary Clinton Tells Republicans To Get Out Of Congress If They Can’t Take The Heat

    Politicususa.com - Politics 02.22 / 22:58 politicususa.com
    Hillary Clinton had a message for Republicans in Congress. On Twitter, Clinton linked to an editorial about Republicans canceling town halls and wrote above it that if Republicans can't stand the heat, they need to get out of…
  13. Anger amid expected transparency: Some Minnesota members of Congress holding town halls, others opting out

    Some Minnesota members of Congress are holding town hall meetings during their first break this week since the 2017 session began, with others backing away from in-person meetings, as controversy over a new president's aims and policies continue to…
  14. Rep. Jim Banks talks life in Congress, ‘optimistic’ views of Trump

    Wane.com - Indiana 02.22 / 22:34 wane.com
    Banks discussed topics like his first month as a Congressman, the bills he's crafted, his "optimistic" views on President Donald Trump's administration and executive actions and…
  15. Activists plan vigils and 'search parties' Thursday near the homes of California's Republican members of Congress

    LATimes-Personal Finance 02.22 / 22:29 latimes.com
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 2:13 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  16. Activists plan vigils and 'search parties' Thursday near the homes of California's Republican members of Congress

    LATimes-Tennis 02.22 / 22:28 latimes.com
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 2:13 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  17. Activists plan vigils and 'search parties' Thursday near the homes of California's Republican members of Congress

    LATimes-Golf 02.22 / 22:28 latimes.com
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 2:13 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  18. Activists plan vigils and 'search parties' Thursday near the homes of California's Republican members of Congress

    LATimes-AutoRacing 02.22 / 22:28 latimes.com
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 2:13 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  19. Amit Shah stirs the poll pot, calls BJP rivals Kasab: Ka for Congress, Sa for SP, B for BSP

    Indianexpress.com - Top news 02.22 / 22:26 indianexpress.com
    Amit Shah in Azamgarh on Wednesday. PTI photo Three days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the ruling SP of discriminating between communities in Uttar Pradesh and said if a village gets a kabristan (graveyard), it should also get a shamshaan (cremation ground), BJP president Amit Shah came up with the Kasab acronym to describe his party’s rivals. Mentioning the name of 26/11 attacker Ajmal Kasab, Shah s…
  20. GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town halls

    Sunburynews.com - Sunbury 02.22 / 21:40 sunburynews.com
    FAIRVIEW, Tenn. — Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday (Feb. 21) in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump’s cabinet appointees. She also was met with protests. While 100 people crammed into her town hall gathering about 30 miles from Nashville, another…