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Thompson leads GOP efforts to support American agriculture production

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U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) on Wednesday led 31 of his Republican colleagues in introducing legislation that would require the Biden administration to reverse its regulatory agenda, which they say has created barriers for domestic agriculture production. Rep. Thompson sponsored the Reducing Farm Input Costs and Barriers to Domestic Production Act, H.R. 8069, which aims to end regulatory o...

37 members of Congress send letter urging investigation into Boston BDS map

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A bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives is calling for the federal government to investigate the use of the Boston “BDS Map” by violent extremists and terrorists, and boost security for the organizations listed. Sent to Attorney General Merrick Garland, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and FBI director Christopher Wray, the letter warns that the “Mapping Project” re...

House lawmakers urge federal inquiry into ‘Mapping Project’

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A bipartisan group of 37 House members is urging federal law enforcement agencies to investigate the potential use of the Boston-area “Mapping Project” by extremist groups. The Mapping Project, published earlier this month by an anonymous group of BDS supporters, alleges links between a range of Massachusetts Jewish groups and police, government, media and other institutions. The project blames th...

Call of duty

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From 2001 to 2021, the shadowy 41st Electronic Combat Squadron — known as the 41st Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron when deployed overseas — was the longest continuously deployed Air Force unit in Afghanistan. The EC-130H Compass Call electronic-attack unit from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, was pivotal in fighting the Taliban, al Qaida and Islamic State-Khorasan fighters and prot...

Strickland Demands Accountability from Small Business Administration on Disaster Loans

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) sent a bipartisan letter demanding accountability from the Small Business Administration on how they have been processing Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applications. She was joined by 70 of her colleagues, including three Republicans. Salud Carbajal, Troy Carter, Ed Case, David Cicilline, Yvette Clarke, J. Correa, Jim Costa, Angie ...

Bacon sponsors bill establishing Executive Branch-level tech council

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A national Technology Competitiveness Council (TCC) would be established under bipartisan legislation sponsored on June 13 by U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) that seeks to secure the United States as the global genesis of cutting-edge technological innovation while simultaneously protecting the American technology market from adversarial competitors. “We cannot afford to remain stagnant as foreign acto...

Lawmakers propose ‘Technology Competitiveness Council’ to champion US innovation

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WASHINGTON — House lawmakers proposed a bill that would establish a “Technology Competitiveness Council” to help drive innovation in national security, after an independent commission found the U.S. is at risk of falling behind in the race for supremacy in artificial intelligence. The bipartisan legislation was introduced Tuesday by Reps. Don Bacon, R-Neb., Scott Franklin, R-Fla., Conor Lamb, D-Pa...