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This week House Republicans passed a government funding bill that locks in $85 billion in spending cuts mandated by the sequester with 214 House Republicans voting for the bill and only 14 voting against.  This is a first strong step in reducing government spending and moving toward a balanced budget.  This bill also did some […]

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-republicans-introduce-bill-to-keep-government-running/2013/03/04/b45ede7e-84f9-11e2-9d71-f0feafdd1394_story.html By Rosalind S. Helderman, Washington Post House Republicans on Monday introduced a bill that would avoid a government shutdown at the end of March but that also could mitigate some of the most striking effects of the across-the-board federal spending cuts enacted last week.   But even though the proposed shifts would make the […]

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/03/04/house-members-office-budgets-to-be-cut-by-8-2-percent-under-sequester/ By Aaron Blake, Washington Post blog Members of Congress will need to trim their office budgets by 8.2 percent as a result of the sequester, the chairwoman of the House Administration Committee said today.   “Although sequestration isn’t the ideal way to reduce government spending, it is now the law, and Congress is not, […]

Miller Chides DHS on Border Security

by Candice Miller on March 1, 2013

Candice Miller chides DHS on border security info By Chad Selweski chad.selweski@macombdaily.com Thursday, February 28,2013 http://www.macombdaily.com/article/20130228/NEWS/130229399&template=printart U.S. Rep. Candice Miller may have succeeded this week in calling for an objective measurement that determines how successfully the Department of Homeland Security has blocked illegal border crossings at the Southwest boundary with Mexico. With bipartisan immigration reform […]

Walking the education beat

by Candice Miller on February 27, 2013

Legislation would fund more police in schools http://www.thetimesherald.com/article/20130226/NEWS01/302260038/Walking-education-beat Written by Crystal Garcia and Holly Setter Times Herald At least once a day, a Port Huron Police officer walks the halls at all of the public schools within the city.   The walk is typically a quiet one, consisting of checking to make sure doors are […]