WASHINGTON — Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources ...Read More »
Some $1.5 million in famers market checks are being distributed throughout the state as part of the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. The program, with funding from the USDA Food and Nutrition Services, provides checkbooks worth $20 to low-income seniors ...Read More »
Time is running out for consumers to make their voices heard on new regulations being crafted by the Federal Communications Commission that will dictate Internet availability for years to come. The FCC is considering rules that would allow giant Internet ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — There may be more to that “we the people” notion than you thought. These are boom times for the concept of “corporate personhood.” Corporations are people? Mitt Romney got mocked during the 2012 presidential campaign for the very ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan privacy board on Wednesday unanimously adopted its report that endorses some of the National Security Agency’s Internet surveillance programs. The programs provoked worldwide controversy when they were revealed last year by news organizations after leaks from ...
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Edward Newman, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Buffalo District director, will present 30 citizenship candidates Friday to U.S. District Court Judge Frank P. Geraci Jr., Western District of New York. Judge Geraci will preside over the ceremony and will administer ...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has asked appeals courts to take another look at two cases involving disputes decided by the National Labor Relations Board. The justices on Tuesday ordered the cases to be re-examined in light its ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will consider a dispute over the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s duty to try and settle charges of job discrimination before filing lawsuits against employers. The issue has riled business groups ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will consider how strict deadlines should be for people to sue the federal government for negligence. The justices agreed Monday to hear two cases where lawsuits were filed too late. In both cases, ...Read More »