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Anna Maria Farias, who has worked in Republican administrations since the early 1980s, was nominated on June 19, 2017, to lead the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Discrimination in housing on the basis of race, sex, family status, and other grounds is illegal in the United States. FHEO administers funding, processes discrimination complaints, and oversees enforcement and compliance with federal laws. Farias was [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: All Gov
By Matthew Renda, Courthouse News Service SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Despite sharp differences of opinion on a variety of issues related to the nexus of elections and the court system, a panel of experts at the Ninth Circuit's judicial conference agreed on one thing: the type of voter fraud President Donald Trump claims is widespread is virtually nonexistent. Professor Richard Hasen, co-editor of the Election Law Journal, Ann Ravel, a law professor and former chair [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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On June 20, 2017, President Donald Trump appointed James F. McDonnell III as the director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). Located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), DNDO is responsible for funding research and development aimed at developing screening systems that can detect a nuclear weapon or “dirty bomb” entering the U.S. McDonnell has been an advisor at DHS since March 2017. The son of James F. and Barbara McDonnell, he was [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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Luis E. Arreaga Rodas, a career Foreign Service officer who was born in Guatemala, is set to return to his native country as U.S. ambassador. Arreaga was born in Guatemala City in 1952, son of a migrant worker and an elementary school teacher. He came to the United States—specifically Milwaukee, Wisconsin—at age 18 and began taking classes at Milwaukee Area Technical College. While on the fencing team there, Arreaga met Mary Kelsey, who became his [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
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