Florida schools get ready for flood of border kids

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Florida, National, News  /  No Comments

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With more than 51,000 unaccompanied Central American children already here, and more expected to come, school officials are asking the federal government for help.

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Heads-up Congress: Following the money just got a little easier

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

TRANSPARENCY: Thanks to OpenSecrets.org, access to personal financial disclosures for members of Congress have never been more timely.

Following the money in politics just got a little easier.

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A $17.6 billion VA fix through the eyes of a FL Afghan war vet

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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Charlie Adams is an Afghanistan veteran who’s thankful he has private insurance. “It’s an absolute bureaucracy,” he said of the VA system.

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Nonprofit allegedly gets taxpayer grants after IRS revokes tax status

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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A South Florida nonprofit allegedly received hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars after the IRS revoked the group’s tax-exempt status.

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Want to end border surge? Stop flow of money to Central America, experts say

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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One solution to the illegal immigration crisis gripping the nation’s southern border may be as simple as stopping U.S. aid to Central American governments.

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From Miami to Minnesota, protests call attention to immigration crisis

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Federal Government, Florida, Immigration, Issues, Minnesota, National, News  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Along East Seventh┬áStreet in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul, Minn., more signs are in Spanish than English, advertising everything from used cars to groceries.
That backdrop certainly made Larry Dalin’s sign stand out.
Holding a sign that read “In Mexico, illegals are jailed,” Dalin was a lone sentry outside the Mexican [...]

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