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  • Daily Caller: MEADOWS BASHES MCCONNELL’S SHORT-TERM FUNDING BILL PROPOSAL — EARLY ‘CHRISTMAS PRESENT’ FOR DEMS
    Posted in In the News on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt

    MEADOWS BASHES MCCONNELL’S SHORT-TERM FUNDING BILL PROPOSAL — EARLY ‘CHRISTMAS PRESENT’ FOR DEMS 1:58 PM 12/19/2018 | POLITICS Henry Rodgers | Capitol Hill Reporter North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Meadows criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s recommendation of a short-term funding bill that would fund the government until Feb. 8, as funding is set to expire Friday. Shortly after McConnell announced his idea for funding on the Senate floor, Meadows said pushing the funding on a ... Read more

  • Politico: Conservatives revolt against funding bill as shutdown approaches
    Posted in In the News on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Conservatives revolt against funding bill as shutdown approaches A last-ditch push for Trump’s wall could upend leadership plans in the House. By SARAH FERRIS 12/20/2018 07:19 AM EST House Republican leaders are struggling to rally their own members behind a funding bill that deprives President Donald Trump of a long-sought border wall victory, with no certainty about what he might do next. Conservatives lashed out late Wednesday at the prospect of a kick-the-can bill that punts border funding i... Read more

  • Townhall: BREAKING: Shut Down Showdown Fight is Back As Trump Stands Up For Border Security
    Posted in In the News on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt

    BREAKING: Shut Down Showdown Fight is Back As Trump Stands Up For Border Security Katie Pavlich Dec 20, 2018 11:53 AM President Trump put the current government funding bill on hold Thursday morning just one day ahead of a government shutdown deadline Friday night. He will meet with House Freedom Caucus members at the White House Thursday afternoon to discuss the inclusion of border security in the bill. “The President is having a meeting with Republican House Members at noon today. At this mome... Read more

  • Politico Huddle: CONSERVATIVES BUCK FUNDING BILL AS SHUTDOWN APPROACHES
    Posted in In the News on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    CONSERVATIVES BUCK FUNDING BILL AS SHUTDOWN APPROACHES By NOLAN D. MCCASKILL (nmccaskill@politico.com; @NolanDMcCaskill) 12/20/2018 08:04 AM EST CONSERVATIVES ENCOURAGE BORDER WALL FIGHT -- Conservatives in the House are pushing for a fight in their final days in the majority, calling on Republicans to go to war with Democrats over President Donald Trump’s request for $5 billion in border wall funding and urging Trump to reject any legislation that falls short of that. “Mr. President, we’re goin... Read more

  • Flat Rock man honored as Carnegie Hero for saving woman from burning car
    Posted in In the News on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Flat Rock man honored as Carnegie Hero for saving woman from burning car By Andrew Mundhenk Times-News Staff Writer Posted at 7:54 AMUpdated at 8:04 AM A Flat Rock man was recognized with the Carnegie Medal Tuesday for his heroics saving a woman from her burning vehicle. David Scot Love, 41, is among 19 civilians recognized for extraordinary acts of civilian heroism in the latest class of Carnegie Heroes awarded by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission. Love was formally recognized Tuesday morning b... Read more

  • North Carolina man honored for risking life to save woman from burning car
    Posted in In the News on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    North Carolina man honored for risking life to save woman from burning car Brookley Cromer Updated 1 hr ago | Posted on Oct 24, 2018 A Flat Rock man was honored for his heroic actions after risking his life to save a woman from a burning car. Scot Love was presented the Carnegie Medal in a ceremony with North Carolina Congressman Mark Meadows on Tuesday. The award is presented to individuals throughout the United States and Canada who risk their lives while saving or attempting to save another. ... Read more

  • Henderson among counties now exempt from emissions testing
    Posted in In the News on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Henderson among counties now exempt from emissions testing By Derek Lacey Times-News Staff Writer Posted at 12:30pm Henderson County will no longer have to conduct emissions tests as part of vehicle inspections, thanks to action by the Environmental Protection Agency this week. The EPA’s action officially signs off on a 2017 North Carolina law removing Henderson and 25 other counties from the requirement, paving the way for its implementation. “It’s a good thing to the extent that air quality in... Read more

  • The Freedom Caucus
    Posted in In the News on September 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Government Reform

    The Freedom Caucus BY FULL MEASURE STAFF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH 2018 Freedom Caucus This week... an epic tug of war is underway between Congress and an agency it oversees. The Justice Department has been withholding key documents, including internal memos by former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. The memos memorialize conversations with then-FBI Director James Comey. According to the New York Times, they also reveal Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein talked about wearing a wire to secretl... Read more

  • TIMES-NEWS: Hendersonville Fire Department gets grant to hire 3 firefighters
    Posted in In the News on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Hendersonville Fire Department gets grant to hire 3 firefighters By Staff Posted at 1:00 PM - Updated at 1:11 PM http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20180813/hendersonville-fire-department-gets-grant-to-hire-3-firefighters The Hendersonville Fire Department has been awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant in the amount of $299,291 from the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency for the hiring of three firefighters. The SAFER grant is intended t... Read more

  • Mountain Xpress: Hendersonville Fire Department receives SAFER Grant
    Posted in In the News on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Hendersonville Fire Department receives SAFER Grant Posted on August 13, 2018 — Community Bulletin Press release from the City of Hendersonville Fire Department: The City of Hendersonville Fire Department is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant in the amount of $299,291.00 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) / Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the hiring of three firefighters. The SAFER grant is int... Read more

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