Articles Tagged “com”

  • 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…

  • Veterans Honored

    The SHSU Military Department and local officials held a remembrance of World War II and Pearl Harbor Veterans and local war hero M-B Etheredge Friday at the main flagpoles at Johnson Coliseum. University Military Chair,…