Washington, D.C. | Congressman Francis Rooney questions compliance regarding seismic activities in Big Cypress National Preserve

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Francis Rooney wrote Secretary Ryan Zinke calling for the Department of the Interior to make sure that the contractor conducting seismic activities in the Big Cypress National Preserve fully complies with the remediation and repair requirements required by the seismic permit, defined as Minimization and Mitigation Measures. Congressman Rooney stated, … Continue reading Washington, D.C. | Congressman Francis Rooney questions compliance regarding seismic activities in Big Cypress National Preserve

WASHINGTON | Diaz-Balart Commends Sanctions on Maduro’s Inner Circle

WASHINGTON ­­– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced sanctions targeted at members of Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro’s inner circle, including his wife Cilia Adela Flores, Delcy Rodriguez, and a network supporting Rafael Sarria, a front man for Diosdado Cabello. The administration has issued several rounds of sanctions against … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Diaz-Balart Commends Sanctions on Maduro’s Inner Circle

NEW YORK | America’s Got Talent’ finale gives boost to NBC

NEW YORK— “America’s Got Talent” ended its summer run last week with the most-watched entertainment programs on television since May, although its popularity dipped this summer. Just under 13 million people watched the final two episodes of the NBC competition last week, where magician Shin Lim was chosen as the winner. While those were bigger … Continue reading NEW YORK | America’s Got Talent’ finale gives boost to NBC

Missouri News: PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Ridge Creek Water Company Request to Sell Water System to the City of St. Robert

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The court-appointed receiver for Ridge Creek Water Company, LLC and Ridge Creek Development Company, LLC has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking Commission authority to sell the water system to the City of St. Robert. Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no … Continue reading Missouri News: PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Ridge Creek Water Company Request to Sell Water System to the City of St. Robert

NTSB faults Air Canada pilots for last year’s near disaster

Federal safety officials blame two Air Canada pilots for coming within 10 to 20 feet of crashing their jetliner into a plane on the ground last year in San Francisco. The Air Canada pilots were apparently confused because one of two parallel runways was closed and dark before the late-night incident. The crew was seconds … Continue reading NTSB faults Air Canada pilots for last year’s near disaster

Missouri News: President Reed requests City to deploy ‘Ceasefire Project’

President Lewis Reed announces support for the Ceasefire Project to reduce gun-related crime in our City ST LOUIS, MO – Today, Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed made a formal request of the Executive Branch and the Public Safety Department to work with the Department of Justice to implement the Ceasefire Program, also known as … Continue reading Missouri News: President Reed requests City to deploy ‘Ceasefire Project’

SAN FRANCISCO | Into the fold? What’s next for Instagram as founders leave

SAN FRANCISCO — When Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger sold Instagram to Facebook in 2012, the photo-sharing startup’s fiercely loyal fans worried about what would happen to their beloved app under the social media giant’s wings. None of their worst fears materialized. But now that its founders have announced they are leaving in a swirl … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Into the fold? What’s next for Instagram as founders leave

Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway releases reports on Crime Victims’ Compensation system

Audits find concerns with data management planning, reliance on manual processes JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently released two reports reviewing the Crime Victims’ Compensation system.  The audits, which were performed by the Auditor’s data analytics team, reviewed the computer system that manages payments to crime victims and made recommendations to … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway releases reports on Crime Victims’ Compensation system