California Department of Public Health Investigates Second Case of Human Plague

California Department of Public Health Investigates Second Case of Human Plague

Sacramento, CA…California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith announced that the department has been notified of a presumptive positive case of plague contracted by a recent visitor to California from Georgia. Confirmatory testing is being conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Prior to becoming […]

US Forest Service Confirms Loss Of Three Firefighters

US Forest Service Confirms Loss Of Three Firefighters

Twisp, WA…Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest (OWNF) and Washington Department of Natural Resources (WA DNR) officials are deeply saddened to confirm the fatalities of three U.S. Forest Service firefighters from the OWNF this afternoon. Next of kin notifications are being made. “We are devastated by the tragic loss of three of our Forest Service firefighters,” said Mike […]

Former President Carter’s Cancer Battle Moves To Brain ~By John Hamilton

Former President Carter’s Cancer Battle Moves To Brain ~By John Hamilton

Atlanta, GA..Former President Jimmy Carter held a press conference this morning to deliver the news that his cancer has spread to his brain. He has four small melanoma lesions on his brain and begins his first radiation treatment this afternoon. He was upbeat, positive, honest and at times humorous 39th President of the United States […]

NLRB Board Decides Against Northwestern Athletes Wish To Unionize

NLRB Board Decides Against Northwestern Athletes Wish To Unionize

Washington, D.C. – – In a unanimous decision, the National Labor Board declined to assert jurisdiction in the case involving Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships. The Board did not determine if the players were statutory employees under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Instead, the Board exercised its discretion not to assert […]

Carter, Top Leaders Honor Victims of Chattanooga Attack ~ Terri Moon Cronk DoD News

Carter, Top Leaders Honor Victims of Chattanooga Attack  ~ Terri Moon Cronk DoD News

Washington, DC…The lives of the five “fallen patriots” who were killed as a result of the July 16 attacks in Chattanooga, Tennessee, were “truly exemplary,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today during a memorial service in that city. Carter joined Vice President Joe Biden, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Navy Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the chief of […]

Trump Releases Position Paper On Immigration “Immigration Reform That Will Make America Great Again”

Trump Releases Position Paper On Immigration “Immigration Reform That Will Make America Great Again”

New York, NY…Presidential Candidate Donald Trump’s campaign has released the following position paper. “The three core principles of Donald J. Trump’s immigration plan. When politicians talk about “immigration reform” they mean: amnesty, cheap labor and open borders. The Schumer-Rubio immigration bill was nothing more than a giveaway to the corporate patrons who run both parties. […]

California CHP Commissioner Remarks On Arrest Of Officers In Murder Case

California CHP Commissioner Remarks On Arrest Of Officers In Murder Case

Sacramento, CA…California Highway Patrol (CHP) Commissioner Joe Farrow and Doug Villars, president of the California Association of Highway Patrolmen, today made the following remarks following the announcement by the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department that one former and two current CHP employees were arrested in connection with the 2012 murder of Turlock resident Korey Kaufmann: “I […]

Presidential Weekly Address: Continuing Work to Improve Community Policing

Presidential Weekly Address: Continuing Work to Improve Community Policing

Martha’s Vineyard, MA… Hi everybody. It’s now been a year since the tragic death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. His death—along with the events in Cleveland, Staten Island, Baltimore, Cincinnati, and other communities—sparked protests and soul searching all across our country. Over the past year, we’ve come to see, more clearly than ever, the […]