The Latest: Trump meets with NRA in Oval Office

WASHINGTON/March 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, Congress and the gun debate (all times local): 10:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has met again with top National Rifle Association officials as he weighs ideas for preventing the next school shooting. Trump tweeted Thursday evening that he’d had a “Good (Great) meeting in … Continue reading The Latest: Trump meets with NRA in Oval Office

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

NEW YORK/May 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The White House is facing criticism for a possible security breach after it allowed a Russian news service photographer into the Oval Office to snap photos of President Donald Trump and a pair of top Russian officials. While the administration downplayed the threat, a senior administration official acknowledged that … Continue reading Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

Nevada Political News: Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Appoints Paul Nicks as Acting Director of the Governor’s Finance Office

CARSON CITY, NV – Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Thursday announced he had appointed Paul Nicks as Acting Director of the Governor’s Finance Office. Nicks will replace Jim Wells, who is retiring from state service on July 13. Wells has served as the Director of the newly formed Governor’s Finance Office since July of 2015. He … Continue reading Nevada Political News: Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Appoints Paul Nicks as Acting Director of the Governor’s Finance Office

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Woodcliff Lake, U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Lawsuit Against Borough Of Woodcliff Lake Over Denial Of Zoning Approval For Orthodox Jewish House Of Worship

NEWARK, N.J. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey filed a lawsuit today against the Borough of Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, alleging that the borough and its zoning board violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) when it denied zoning approval to allow an Orthodox Jewish … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Woodcliff Lake, U.S. Attorney’s Office Files Lawsuit Against Borough Of Woodcliff Lake Over Denial Of Zoning Approval For Orthodox Jewish House Of Worship

Iowa News: Mexican Man, Anastacio Zamarripa-Vidales Sentenced to Prison for Returning to the United States Following Six Previous Removals

Charged with Operating a Car While Intoxicated and Possessing a Controlled Substance While Illegally Present In Iowa Muscatine, Iowa – A Mexican man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported six times previously was sentenced today to four months in federal prison. Anastacio Zamarripa-Vidales, age 36, a citizen of Mexico illegally present … Continue reading Iowa News: Mexican Man, Anastacio Zamarripa-Vidales Sentenced to Prison for Returning to the United States Following Six Previous Removals

The United States News: Two Individuals Charged for being Found in the Country after Prior Removal

The United States – The United States Attorney’s Office and the Swanton Sector of the United States Border Patrol announce that, in the early morning hours of June 23, 2018, Border Patrol agents arrested two adult individuals for being found in the United States, having been previously removed from the country. Lucio Hernandez-Martinez, an alien … Continue reading The United States News: Two Individuals Charged for being Found in the Country after Prior Removal

Nevada News: Governor Sandoval Statement on Opportunity Zone Designation

CARSON CITY, NV – Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval this afternoon made the following statement after being notified by the U.S. Treasury that Nevada’s Opportunity Zone designations have been certified: “I am incredibly pleased that Nevada’s Opportunity Zone designations have been certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. As I’ve … Continue reading Nevada News: Governor Sandoval Statement on Opportunity Zone Designation

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Leonard Rushin-Felder Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Two Federal Officers in Federal Courthouse

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to assaulting two federal officers, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Leonard Rushin-Felder, 22, pleaded guilty to two counts before United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak. In connection with his guilty plea, Rushin-Felder admitted that on May 2, 2017, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Leonard Rushin-Felder Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Two Federal Officers in Federal Courthouse