Republican Representatives Call For Food Stamp Purchase Transparency Currently, almost 47 million people receive food stamp, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), in the U.S. Montana Representative Tom Burnett and Pennsylvania's Tom Marino are looking to demand more food purchasing transparency in national benefit user data.
Jan 31 2015, 3:24pm CST
Phone Unlocking To Receive A Vote Today This evening the House of Representatives is expected to vote upon phone unlocking legislation (H.R. 1123). Unfortunately, while we have worked on this issue for over a year, we have more games and shenanigans by...
Feb 25 2014, 10:51am CST
Congress Versus America Just a week ago, there seemed to be some very good news for entrepreneurs and the economy: Democrats and Republicans in Congress looked like they might be moving toward a consensus on immigration and it promised to be a...
Feb 12 2014, 6:48pm CST
Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking The House Majority Leader, Eric Canter, has announced that the House will vote on the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act (H.R. 1123), during the week of February 24, 2014. Leader Canter has...
Feb 12 2014, 3:26pm CST
Sandra Fluke Confirms Candidacy for CA State Senate Sandra Fluke wants to run for Congress. The women's rights activist has filed papers with the Federal Election Commission to seek endorsement of the California state Democratic Party.
Feb 5 2014, 8:16am CST
Twitter Joins the List of Social Media Used For Prostitution “Twitter, the favorite social media powerhouse, has become a tool of escorts and prostitutes, a months-long investigation by The Street reveals.” That’s certainly a catchy lede. And The Street’s finding that “at least...
Jan 31 2014, 2:25am CST
Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...
Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST
Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Internet-based telephony, or what is referred to in Washington as the “IP Transition.”
Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST
Plastic Gun Ban Extended The US government has extended a ban on 3D plastic guns since they might end up in the wrong hands. The introduction of 3D printers has made the manufacture of plastic guns a reality and hence the law has to step in to restore some order.
Dec 4 2013, 3:11am CST
Apple CEO Supports US Employment Non-Discrimination Act Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote an op-ed to show his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. He also urges Congress to pass this bill with this op-ed that reflected his approval of this law against prejudice in the workplace.
Nov 4 2013, 3:45am CST
Apple CEO Tim Cook to suggest Corporate Tax Overhaul The CEO of Apple, Tim Cook has taken the side of lawmakers who want a new tax bill. He plans to introduce a corporate tax overhaul that will change the existing tax laws. The purpose of the whole exercise is job creation at home.
May 17 2013, 4:30am CDT
May 17 2013, 3:04am CDT
Library of Congress: Jailbreaking is Legal Congratulations, hackers! You are no longer breaking the law when you jailbreak your mobile device. Yahoo News reports that it is now legal to jailbreak your iPhone or other mobile device. The Library of Congress has...
Jul 26 2010, 5:30pm CDT
Congress Makes Number Spoofing Illegal Don't go making phony-calls! Please, stick to the seven digit numbers you are used to. Yes that was a quote from a Weird Al song, and yes it is topical. The U.S. Congress has just passed a most unfortunate law that bans...
Apr 15 2010, 11:30am CDT
Congress Passes Cash for Clunkers Congress has passed the Automotive Stimulus bill "Cash for Clunkers" and is a plan aimed at stimulating car purchases in America. The program provides $4,500 in credit to owners who trade in a current car for a more...
Jun 22 2009, 10:00am CDT
Internet Gambling Legislation Announced. Following up yesterday's article, we'd like to report that Congress is introducing two new bills today that would "regulate Internet gambling and ensure that taxes are collected from wagers placed over the Internet."...
May 6 2009, 3:00pm CDT
3GSM Congress 2005 Summary Photo: MobileBurn
The 3GSM World Congress ends today in Cannes and the mobile phone industry left us with new phones and new technology to hope for getting in our hands somewhen soon.
The big topics were new, smaller...
Feb 17 2005, 2:36am EST
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