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Where is the Obama administration housing the immigrant kids?

Federal agencies ranging from the the Department of Health and Human Services to the Pentagon are working to address a surge of unaccompanied immigrant children at the U.S-Mexico border, a problem that President Obama last month described...Show More Summary

Four Years Since Takeover of Financial Services

In many respects, Dodd-Frank is the forgotten leviathan of the Obama administration – one that is dragging down the economy just as much as Obamacare, even though it hasn’t received the same scrutiny or provoked as much outrage. TheShow More Summary

OBAMA INVITES CENTRAL AMERICAN LEADERS TO HELP THWART BORDER CRISIS

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – President Obama has summoned the presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras for a high-profile meeting Friday that comes as the administration struggles to win approval in Congress for $3.7 billion to expand border security, add immigration judges and care for 57,000 unaccompanied children. In […]

Budget Raises Questions on Admin's Foreknowledge of Border Crisis

HOUSTON, Texas--While the Obama Administration has largely expressed surprise at the sharp increase in illegal immigrants from Central America this year, the Health and Human Services (HHS) budget for processing unaccompanied foreign...Show More Summary

When and how to outsource big data managed services

4 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

The trick to leveraging managed big data services is determining which projects are good candidates for outsourcing and then finding a service provider that can deliver immediate value while also reducing administrative risks and infrastructure costs.

House Republicans successfully ban funding for canceled White House renovation, so take that, Obama

Now watch THIS drive Last week, the General Services Administration canceled a White House bowling alley renovation project, a project that probably actually had some merit, but was nonetheless an obvious political lightning rod even though the bowling alley isn't actually located in the White House itself. Show More Summary

TerraSond Gets 5-Year NOAA Survey Contract

TerraSond says it has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide hydrographic surveying services anywhere in the U.S under a new five-year contract.

BIG UPDATE— Baptist Child and Family Services Withdraws Bid for Palm Aire Resort (Video)

BIG UPDATE— Baptist Child and Family Services Withdraws Bid for Palm Aire Resort As reported earlier today by Kristinn Taylor… The Obama administration has awarded a $50 million contract to a charitable group to buy a Texas resort hotel and … Continue reading ?

UNITED STATES CONSIDERS UNILATERAL SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – The U.S. is thinking about going it alone with sanctions on Russia. The Obama administration is frustrated with Europe’s reluctance to take tougher action against Moscow, according to U.S. and European officials. The White House has faced criticism about its repeated warnings followed by no […]

Agent Who Fired Gun During Israel-Palestinian Confrontation Placed on Administrative Leave

A Federal Protective Service Agent has been placed on administrative leave for firing his weapon during a clash between pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel ralliers in Westwood on Sunday. The confrontation took place in front of the federal...Show More Summary

House GOP: Reverse Obama's Home Health Care Cuts

On Tuesday, GOP Reps. Greg Walden and Tom Price introduced legislation to reverse the Obama Administration's decision to cut payments for home health-care services by 14%. The planned cuts, the maximum allowed under ObamaCare, jeopardize...Show More Summary

Cuomo administration pushing to sell off an empty building in Clinton Hill to a nonprofit chosen behind closed doors

The Cuomo administration wants to sell a long-vacant building in Clinton Hill to a nonprofit seeking to convert the space into a mix of affordable apartments and social services for seniors and veterans, along with some commercial and retail space.

Federal agent who fired gun during pro-Israel rally put on leave

A Federal Protective Service agent is on administrative leave after firing his gun when a truck full of men who allegedly assaulted pro-Israel protestors Sunday in Westwood tried to get away, an agency official said.

Obama Administration Rallies Governors' Support On Immigrant Kids

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from the leaders of states that will host thousands of the Central American children who have crossed the Mexican border on their own since Oct. Show More Summary

Obama seeks governors' support on immigrant kids

last weekNews : The Newsroom

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from the leaders of states that will host thousands of the Central American children who have crossed the Mexican border on their own since Oct. 1.

Amazon Applies for FAA Drone Exemption to Start Testing Amazon Prime Air

Amazon.com has asked the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration permission to test drones outdoors for use in its Prime Air package delivery service.In the run up to launching the service, which aims to deliver packages in 30 minutes or...Show More Summary

Amazon Asks the FAA for Permission to Test 50 MPH Drones in its Backyard

Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration if it can start testing delivery drones in its own facilities in a bid to speed up the rollout of its Amazon Prime Air shipping service. The company sent a letter to the FAA this week, in which it requested the opportunity to carry out research and development... Read More

Thursday Evening Open Thread: Slow News Day

USA Today: … Ninety minutes after Time magazine reported on a General Services Administration plan to replace a two-lane bowling alley in the White House complex, the GSA announced it had canceled the project. The GSA, which had posted a bid solicitation for two new bowling lanes, said that “it has been 15 years since [Read more...]

What's the Ideal Job for an Identity Thief? IRS Tax Examiner!

last weekNews : Reason

From the records of the United States Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration: the ale of a gang of identity thieves working out of the Internal Revenue Service's Northern District of Georgia office. They were busted just before the recent tax season. Show More Summary

The FBI goes north?

  The hunt for a new FBI headquarters location is moving along, with the General Services Administration expected to announce a shortlist of potential sites very soon. The Post’s Jonathan O’Connell reports that the District is still very much in the running to keep the high-profile agency — although perhaps not at the Poplar Point site floated […]

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