Articles Tagged “com”

  • Speaker Boehner Speaks At Press Briefing Thursday

    At the House Speaker Briefing in Washington Thursday, Congressman John Boehner was asked, “Aside from your plans on immigration, what else is at the top of your priority list once your party takes control of…

  • CIA Director Brennan On Effects Of Enhanced Interrogation Techniques

    CIA Director John Brennan held a press conference in reference to the recent study on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques released by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence following the 9-11 attacks. Director Brennan was asked…

  • Judge Pierce On Chemex Plant

    During our last “Around Town” presentation, County Judge Danny Pierce updated us on the new Chemex plant in New Waverly . . . . Judge Pierce says, “They should be in production by April 15th.”

  • Senator Cruz Comments On American Rights

    This week our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, spoke out on American rights in his opening statement in a Subcommittee Hearing on the State of Civil and Human Rights. Senator Cruz said, “A disturbing pattern…

  • Strategic Planning Session For City Held

    The Huntsville City Council held a Strategic Planning Session in the Library’s Community Room Tuesday that began at 8:30 in the morning and finished around 2:30. Economic development was a major focus of discussion with…

  • Andy Isbell On Fair Housing Issues

    Walker County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell addressed County Commissioners this week on issues of Fair Housing, including offering a chance for public input during a public hearing. There was no community input. Mr.…

  • House Oversight Committee Questions Jonathan Gruber

    MIT Economics professor Jonathan Gruber distanced himself in a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Tuesday in regard to his former negative comments about the Affordable Care Act, he advised on, by…

  • Senate Report On CIA Interrogations

    Tuesday, the Senate Select Committe on Intelligence Chair Dianee Feinstein presented the statement about her committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation techniques . . . .   South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham spoke…

  • No Burn Ban Or Fireworks Ban In County

    In Commissioners’ Court, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis explained the current moisture situation in the county with a Keetch-Byram Drought Index map showing the condition on the ground Monday . . . .…

  • County Purchasing Director On RFQ’s For Architect & Engineering Projects

    County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford approached commissioners Monday to put together a Request for Qualifications setup for Architect and Engineering, or A & E services, for various repair projects . . . .   County…