Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Carter Introduces Legislation to Align Federal Acquisition Practices with the Private Sector

Brooks Urges Senate to Stay in Washington and Pass Health Care Legislation
Mo Brooks (R-AL, 5th)
July 10, 2017

“It’s possible that the Senate will do its job, do something on health care, and send it to the House of Representatives, where we would either reject it and move to a conference committee or accept it, but the indications are right now that the Senate is mightily struggling to come up with a plan to properly deal with the health care issue that is in front of us.
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Buchanan Calls for Swift Action by Congress
Vern Buchanan (R-FL, 16th)
July 10, 2017

As Congress returns to Washington after a week-long recess, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan today called for swift action to confront the heroin crisis, crack down on sanctuary cities and reduce taxes on middle-income American families.
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Cárdenas Leads CHC Leadership Letter of Concern to Secretaries of State on Voter Fraud Commission
Tony Cardenas (D-CA, 29th)
July 7, 2017

“After many independent studies and analyses, there is still no proof of large or organized voter fraud,” said Rep. C├írdenas. “It’s great for us as Americans to know that our systems are working and our democracy is not at risk due to actions of individual voters. That being said, this Administration is determined to abuse its authority, and double down on these bogus claims, while ignoring the evidence of Russian interference right under their noses. I’m glad to see that our states are upholding American citizens’ right to privacy.”
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Carter Introduces Legislation to Align Federal Acquisition Practices with the Private Sector
Buddy Carter (R-GA, 1st)
July 7, 2017

"Private sector businesses, as well as state and local governments, are turning to rentals instead of purchases or leases of heavy equipment across the country," said Carter. "This has led to significant cost savings and the federal government should do the same for taxpayers. I am proud to introduce this legislation because it's past time for the federal government to get in line with the cost savings measures of businesses and state governments throughout the nation. I urge my colleagues to join me in this common sense mission to save taxpayer dollars through rentals."
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ISAKSON, PERDUE: HEALTH INSURANCE RATE INCREASE FURTHER EVIDENCE OBAMACARE FAILING, REPLACEMENT NEEDED
Senator Johnny Isakson - (R - GA)
July 10, 2017

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., again decried the high costs facing Georgians under Obamacare, citing additional evidence that a replacement is urgently needed to give Americans affordable, accessible health care choices.
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Nashville Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Internet Threat Targeting Law Enforcement Officers
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
July 10, 2017

According to court documents, in September 2015, Waddey posted a photograph on Instagram which depicted a handgun pointed at a Tennessee State Trooper vehicle. The posting was captioned, “F*** them non attentive hoes” and a comment read, “Gona die lookin at his computer.” Photographs subsequently found on Waddey’s phone also depicted a uniformed police officer bleeding heavily from the head and captioned “only a dead cop is a good cop.” Another photograph depicts a uniformed police officer who appears to have been shot multiple times in the back and laying in the street, while yet another photograph depicts a screen shot of a video showing another uniformed police officer who appears to have been shot and laying on the ground bleeding. This photo is captioned, “ON TAPE: OFFICER SHOT IN THE HEAD D….”
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Sorensen brings latest Freedom Rock to Holstein
The Daily Reporter
July 10, 2017

Freedom Rocks are brightening up the landscape in several Iowa counties. These painted-boulder salutes to veterans all started with one just off Highway 25 near Menlo. On this specific plot of land was a very large boulder that for years had been used for a graffiti canvas.
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