These Texas lawmakers are forgoing their pay during the government shutdown

These Texas lawmakers are forgoing their pay during the government shutdown

“There’s no good reason why Members should receive pay during a #shutdown while fed employees suffer,” U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, wrote on Twitter Saturday. “That’s why I plan to ask that my salary be withheld while we work to restore government funding. Please know that during this time my team and I are still working to serve #TX23.” 

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Woman rescued from icy Durham creek: ‘It could’ve been a whole lot worse’

Woman rescued from icy Durham creek: ‘It could’ve been a whole lot worse’

President Trump Approves Relief for U.S. Washing Machine and Solar Cell Manufacturers | United States Trade … The backstory on the latest conflict within the Syrian war shows that Turkey, Iran, Russia and the Syrian regime are coordinating their actions more than either side is letting on. A U.S. official on Monday told me that the Turks were aware of the demand the Syrian regime made of the Kurds on Saturday at a Russian airbase,…

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CARD, Claire

CARD, Claire

Brian Stelter on Twitter: "CNN statement: "We take any threats to CNN employees or workplaces, around the world … January 22, 2018 at 10:35 PM Reply SkepticOfEverything Because he pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge at age 17. You realize that there are rules for green cards, right?Despite the danger, he said he needed to return to his village, about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the erupting volcano, to take his cow and water buffalo…

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KEVIN LEININGER: Fort Wayne’s ‘pay to play’ bill is already having an impact, in more ways than one

KEVIN LEININGER: Fort Wayne’s ‘pay to play’ bill is already having an impact, in more ways than one

KEVIN LEININGER: Fort Wayne’s ‘pay to play’ bill is already having an impact, in more ways than one Allen County Commissioner Nelson Peters hasn’t yet decided whether to seek the mayor’s office but has again filed a mayoral campaign report, just in case. His mayoral report lists a $3,500 loan from his mother, Sally, and his commissioner report, which lists funds he could roll into a mayoral contest if necessary, lists about $6,300 in previous…

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