Sanders visits Kenneth Hahn Park

Sanders visits Kenneth Hahn Park

Bernie Sanders on Friday took his campaign to Kenneth Hahn Park to highlight how the oil and gas industry puts profits over the health of communities and the future of our planet. The park was supposed to be a 400-acre recreation area for the entire community to enjoy, but instead it is now the home […]

ICE arrests 73 in 2-state enforcement operation targeting convicted criminals

ICE arrests 73 in 2-state enforcement operation targeting convicted criminals

DETROIT – Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 73 individuals during a two-state operation that concluded Thursday, targeting criminal aliens and other immigration violators in Michigan and Ohio. During the four-day enforcement action, ERO officers apprehended 70 aliens with criminal convictions. The remaining three fall under the agency’s […]

House adopts DeSantis amendment prohibiting using taxpayer dollars to purchase heavy water from Iran

House adopts DeSantis amendment prohibiting using taxpayer dollars to purchase heavy water from Iran

Washington, DC – The House tonight adopted a Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) amendment to H.R. 5055, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which prohibits funds from being used to purchase heavy water from Iran. DeSantis issued the following statement: “The Obama Administration has continually offered gratuitous concessions to Iran that go […]

Sierra Club slams governor Hogan for clean energy veto

Sierra Club slams governor Hogan for clean energy veto

Baltimore, M.D. — Despite passing with veto-override numbers in the Maryland State Senate and the House of Delegates in April, Governor Hogan vetoed the Clean Energy Jobs Act today, stifling job growth and renewable energy acceleration throughout the state. The bill, sponsored by Senator Catherine Pugh and Delegate Bill Frick would have increased Maryland’s commitment […]

Graham Supports Lifting Ban On Arms Sales to Vietnam

Graham Supports Lifting Ban On Arms Sales to Vietnam

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement today on lifting the ban on arms sales to Vietnam. “I understand Vietnam’s human rights record is well short of international standards and know there is more that they must do on this front. However, I believe a stronger relationship between Vietnam and the […]

Graham Named ‘Fiscal Hero’ for Work to Address National Debt

Graham Named ‘Fiscal Hero’ for Work to Address National Debt

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) was named a ‘Fiscal Hero’ by the Campaign to Fix the Debt for his work during the 114th Congress to improve the nation’s fiscal future and address the core drivers of the national debt. “Senator Graham has worked through a variety of channels to draw attention and […]

Graham (R-South Carolina) has written to President Obama regarding U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

Graham (R-South Carolina) has written to President Obama regarding U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON ¬ U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) has written to President Obama regarding U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan. “A timely decision on U.S. force levels is necessary so that our allies and partners can generate forces and make appropriate pledges for the Resolute Support Mission beginning in January 2017,” wrote Graham, along with a […]

On senate floor, Rubio calls for release of political prisoners worldwide

On senate floor, Rubio calls for release of political prisoners worldwide

  Rubio: “We must do everything we can to raise awareness of the brutality taking place in repressive regimes around the world. We must not forget the hundreds of people who are being tortured or deprived of their lives for trying to bring freedom to their lands while illegitimate governments desperately cling to power.”  Washington, […]

Changes in management

Changes in management

  Today, Petrobras’ Board of Directors held an extraordinary meeting to discuss the appointment of Pedro Parente as both Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company. At the meeting, the Compensation and Succession Committee informed the Board of Directors of the requirements for appointments to these positions, along […]