Articles Tagged “Homeland Security”

  • Hearing on Crimes by Illegals

    In Washington Thursday, heated questions flew at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on crimes committed by people living in the U-S illegally. North Carolina congressman Mark Meadows was looking for some direct…

  • Hearing Held on Security Concerns Related to U-S Refugee Policy and National Security

    Wednesday, Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing on security concerns related to U-S refugee policy and national security. Texas Representative Mike McCaul, who was chairman, talked about issues related to terrorists…

  • Sen. Cornyn Comments on Visa Overstays

    At a news conference this week, our Senator from Texas John Cornyn responds to a Department of Homeland Security report estimating half-a-million visa overstays in 2015 . . . .

  • Senate Homeland Funding Bill Passes Without Congressman Brady’s Support

    By a vote of 257-167, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of September. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas voted “no”. Mr.…

  • Homeland Security Bill Debate Continues

    Shortly before the midnight Friday deadline, the House approved funding a bill for Homeland Security for only a week. Friday’s action was the result of a 357 to 60 vote. House SpeakerJohn Boehner has said…

  • Congressman Brady Speaks In Madisonville On Homeland Security Funding Issue

    Thursday, our Congressman Kevin Brady held a news conference in Madisonville regarding the issue on the funding of Homeland Security. Congressman Brady says, “How we fund Homeland Security is log-jammed up in the senate.” What…

  • Commissioners Accept Grant for Radio Upgrades

    This week, Walker County Commissioners considered accepting a grant from Homeland Security for $115,980. Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in . . . .   Commissioners approved acceptance of the grant.

  • “Wastebook 2013″ Released

    Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn released the Government “Wastebook 2013″ Tuesday. This is his annual publication on the U-S government’s outrageously bad spending . . . . COBURNWAST12-17-13 Regarding the airplanes, Senator Coburn said that…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. The council will hear more presentations and proclamations tonight than usual in recognition of a number of conscientious…