District Court Enters Permanent Injunction Against Texas Compounding Pharmacy and its Owner to Prevent Distribution of Adulterated Drugs

This post was originally published on this site“Doctors and patients must be able to rely on the safety and quality of drugs produced by compounding pharmacies,” said Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt of the Justice Department’s Civil Division.  “The Department of Justice will continue to work with FDA to enforce the provisions of the Food, … Read moreDistrict Court Enters Permanent Injunction Against Texas Compounding Pharmacy and its Owner to Prevent Distribution of Adulterated Drugs

Former Supervisor at Louisiana Correctional Facility Pleads Guilty to Violating Civil Rights of Five Inmates

This post was originally published on this siteThe Justice Department today announced that defendant Christopher Loring, a former officer at the Richwood Correctional Center, pleaded guilty in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to cover up the physical assault of five inmates by officers. Loring, 36, of West Monroe, Louisiana, pleaded guilty … Read moreFormer Supervisor at Louisiana Correctional Facility Pleads Guilty to Violating Civil Rights of Five Inmates

Five Individuals and Two Companies Plead Guilty to Felony Charges in Multimillion Dollar Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Popular Dietary Supplements

This post was originally published on this siteFive individual defendants and two companies pleaded guilty in Dallas to felony charges in connection with a scheme to fraudulently sell workout supplements, the Department of Justice announced today.  Please follow and like us:

Anchor workers organize at craft brewery

This post was originally published on this site Campaign launch: Workers at Anchor Brewing in San Francisco launched their union effort with supporters who visited customers and small businesses on February 7. Anchor is hammering workers with an anti-union campaign before the March 6th union election. Photo by Otto Pippenger Workers who make one of … Read moreAnchor workers organize at craft brewery

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 03/12/2019 – 18:26 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain

Mexican top cop: security is deficient throughout country

This post was originally published on this site MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s top security official says that “security is deficient in almost the whole country,” after a large group of migrants went missing in northern Mexico. Public Safety Secretary Alfonso Durazo says the number of men pulled off a bus last week in the border … Read moreMexican top cop: security is deficient throughout country

Axne Exposes Wells Fargo Outsourced Iowa Jobs Overseas at Financial Services Cmte Hearing

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) questioned Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan on recent Iowa layoffs at a U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing. During her line of questioning, Congresswoman Axne exposed that the company has outsourced some of the 400 recent layoffs in Des Moines … Read moreAxne Exposes Wells Fargo Outsourced Iowa Jobs Overseas at Financial Services Cmte Hearing

2,287 Migrants in Quarantine for Communicable Disease Outbreaks

This post was originally published on this site The thousands of migrants amassed at the U.S. southern border with Mexico present countless challenges to the federal agencies tasked to process them, including dealing with those who are sick with highly contagious diseases. Reuters reported that as of March 6, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reports … Read more2,287 Migrants in Quarantine for Communicable Disease Outbreaks

Rep. Axne Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to End Bonuses During Corporate Bankruptcies

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) sponsored legislation to stand up for Iowa workers and consumers by ending executive bonuses during corporate bankruptcies. Congresswoman Axne joined U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Tim Burchett (TN-02) and Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) as an original cosponsor of the bipartisan No Bonuses in … Read moreRep. Axne Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to End Bonuses During Corporate Bankruptcies

Chairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organization at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing. Organizations testifying included: NASDVA, FRA, GSW, VBA, JWV, MOPH, and MOAA. Below is a … Read moreChairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

Bigger isn’t always better

This post was originally published on this siteTue, Mar 12th 2019 @ 11:30 am EDT  by  Jeremy Beck Immigration expansionists often say that struggling American towns and cities would benefit from increased immigration that would “grow the economy.” But adding people only guarantees that an economy will be bigger, not necessarily better. Please follow and … Read moreBigger isn’t always better

Pres. Trump Continues Push for More Immigration

This post was originally published on this site Tue, Mar 12th 2019 @ 10:39 am EDT In an exclusive interview with Breitbart, Pres. Trump said the country needs to import more foreign workers, but also said that he wants an immigration system that’s less of a burden on American taxpayers. Since his State of the … Read morePres. Trump Continues Push for More Immigration

Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (NASDVA, FRA, GSW, BVA,JWV, MORH, MOAA)"

This post was originally published on this siteOn Tuesday March 12, 2019, the Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a joint hearing to receive the “Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (NASDVA, FRA, GSW, BVA, JWV, MOPH, MOAA”.  The Committees will meet at 10:00 a.m. on the ground floor, room 50, … Read moreJoint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations (NASDVA, FRA, GSW, BVA,JWV, MORH, MOAA)"

Rep. Axne Announces Nearly $175,000 in Federal Funding for Iowa Dept. of Public Health

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Cindy Axne announced nearly $175,000 in federal funding for the Iowa Department of Public Health. The funding was awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) State Primary Care Offices Grant Program which is intended to reduce shortages of health care professionals. … Read moreRep. Axne Announces Nearly $175,000 in Federal Funding for Iowa Dept. of Public Health

When Does A $20 Million Settlement Feel Like A Bargain? Uber Shows You How

This post was originally published on this siteWhen the news broke today that Uber had agreed to pay a group of drivers $20 million to settle a long-running misclassification claim, you could be forgiven for thinking that the deal sounded like a massive blow to the gig economy giant. After all, $20 million is a … Read moreWhen Does A $20 Million Settlement Feel Like A Bargain? Uber Shows You How

Whatever happened to overtime? (with Sharon Block and Chris Lu)

This post was originally published on this siteThe overtime threshold used to be the minimum wage for the middle class—but where did it go? Labor experts Sharon Block and Chris Lu join Nick and Jasmin to explain why the overtime threshold, which used to cover 65 percent of workers, today covers only 7 percent. That’s … Read moreWhatever happened to overtime? (with Sharon Block and Chris Lu)