The U.S. Department of Justice announced this week that the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will receive the 2014 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).
According to the Department of Justice, this CTAS grant will support the Eastern Band’s ability to provide equipment and training to meet the multiple public safety resource needs within the tribal community.
Washington, DC— Embattled former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official, Lois Lerner, granted an interview to Politico after months of refusing to testify before Congress on her role in the IRS political targeting scandal. In the interview, Lerner said she, “didn’t do anything wrong,” and expressed that she is proud of her career and what she did for the country.
Washington, DC— Congressman Mark Meadows(R-NC) introduced the Eliminating Pornography from Agencies Act, which would prohibit federal employees from accessing pornographic or explicit material on government computers and devices.
Washington, DC— On Tuesday evening, the Federal Records Accountability Act, H.R. 5170, introduced by Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC), passed the House unanimously.
This week, the American Farm Bureau Federation named Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC) a Friend of the Farm Bureau for the 113th Congress.
Hendersonville, NC— On Thursday,Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC) announced a series of Veterans’ Solutions Seminars to provide practical assistance to veterans in Western North Carolina.
Washington, DC— Last Friday, President Obama signed into law a bill to name the Ranger Station in Nebo, North Carolina the “Jason Crisp Forest Service Building,” in honor of fallen U.S. Forest Service Officer Crisp.
Washington, DC— On Thursday evening, the Senate voted unanimously to pass legislation introduced by Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC) to name the Ranger Station in Nebo, North Carolina the “Jason Crisp Forest Service Building,” in honor of fallen U.S. Forest Service Officer. The bill will now head to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
Today, I was proud to join my colleagues in the House in voting for a bipartisan Veterans Affairs (VA) reform bill that will address the many issues plaguing the VA. Ensuring that veterans and their families in Western North Carolina receive the proper care they deserve is one of my highest priorities.
Washington, DC— On Wednesday, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) introduced the Student Worker Exemption Act, which would exempt student workers from the costly Employer Mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).