Friday, February 12th, 2016



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Department Phone System Maintenance Week of February 8.

Our phone system is being serviced this week.  Please be patient if you experience any difficulty reaching us.  We don’t expect an interruption.  However, if you are unable to reach us, please try sending an email to  Thank you for your understanding.    Read More →

Here come the freshmen: Military veterans among Congress’ newest class

By ERICA WERNER The Associated Press January 4, 2015 WASHINGTON — Congress’ approval rating hovers around 15 percent, but there’s one group of people excited about the institution: the newly elected lawmakers who are about to join its ranks. The House will welcome 58 freshmen this coming week, including 43 Republicans and 15 Democrats, pushing the GOP majority to 246 members, the most... [Read more]

$1.1 trillion spending bill passes House after pleas from Obama, GOP leaders

By S.A. Miller and Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Thursday, December 11, 2014 Associated Press A last-minute plea from President Obama and fatigued GOP leaders overcame rebellions from both conservatives and liberals, clearing the $1.1 trillion spending bill through the House on Thursday in a dramatic late-night vote. Democrats huddled for more than three hours, and were visited... [Read more]