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Former SBA Acting District Director/Counsel in the Lubbock District Office Promoted

Former SBA Acting District Director/Counsel in the Lubbock District Office Promoted

Robb Wong for the Office of Government Contracting and Business Development WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the appointment of four new Associate Administrators: Peter Cazamias for the Office of International Trade; Robb Wong for the Office of Government Contracting and Business[Read More…]

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by June 4, 2017 Featured, US News
ALG: No backing down for Senate on Trump SCOTUS pick

ALG: No backing down for Senate on Trump SCOTUS pick

(from Americans for Limited Government) Jan. 30, 2017 No backing down for Senate on Trump SCOTUS pick Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging Senate Republicans to do everything in their power to confirm President Donald Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court when[Read More…]

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by January 31, 2017 Political, US News
FBI: College Students Target of Employment Scam

FBI: College Students Target of Employment Scam

1/20/17 (from FBI) EMPLOYMENT SCAM TARGETING COLLEGE STUDENTS REMAINS PREVALENT College students across the United States continue to be targeted in a common employment scam. Scammers advertise phony job opportunities on college employment websites, and/or students receive e-mails on their school accounts recruiting them for fictitious positions. This “employment” results[Read More…]

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by January 20, 2017 Education, US News
Cornyn, Cruz Announce Application Process for Texas Judgeships and U.S. Attorney Positions

Cornyn, Cruz Announce Application Process for Texas Judgeships and U.S. Attorney Positions

1/19/17 (from Sen Cornyn’s Press Office) WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz today announced that they are accepting applications for judicial and U.S. Attorney vacancies in Texas. The Senators have established a bipartisan panel of leading attorneys in Texas to help identify the most qualified candidates[Read More…]

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by January 19, 2017 Political, US News
FBI Releases Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics for 2016

FBI Releases Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics for 2016

January 9, 2017 (from FBI Press Office) Statistics released today in the FBI’s Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report revealed overall increases in the number of violent crimes reported and overall declines in the number of property crimes reported for the first six months of 2016 when compared with figures for[Read More…]

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by January 10, 2017 US News