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The United States appears ill-prepared to deal with a Zika virus outbreak although the nation’s federal public health agencies have learned valuable information during the last few years about the disease, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report released on Tuesday to coincide with a related House subcommittee hearing.
FAIRMOUNT — A Madison-Grant fifth grader dreamed about attending a military academy and becoming a pilot.
Seven years later, he’s almost there.
That former fifth grader, Kevin Johnsen, will graduate from Madison-Grant High School at the top of his class on June 9, but his letter of appointment from the U.S. Air Force Academy means just as much as his diploma.
ANDERSON – U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks has made her first trip to visit American troops deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Brooks, R-5th District, joined a group of bipartisan congresswomen on the trip, which focused on meeting U.S. female service members, thanking them for their service, particularly during Mother’s Day, and learning about their experiences in the military.
ANDERSON — Three Indiana members of Congress have signed on as sponsors of legislation that will require amateur athletic governing bodies to report allegations of abuse to law enforcement agencies.
Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., have all sponsored legislation to protect young athletes from sexual abuse.
A proposal from Indiana's senators to improve mental-health care for police has passed the chamber unanimously.
Congresswoman Val Demings was part of a bipartisan group of Representatives who visited Iraq and Afghanistan over the weekend, including Mother’s Day where they delivered Mother’s Day cards to the female soldiers. The cards were made by students here in the Orlando area 10th district she represents.
Orlando’s U.S. Rep. Val Demings and Miami’s U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen made a week-long visit to visit troops in Afghanistan and Iraq this week, including a Mother’s Day visit at which Demings was able to deliver cards from students in her Florida’s 10th Congressional District.
On May 3, policymakers, industry leaders and key influencers attended CTA’s New American Jobs Summit to look at the future of U.S. jobs.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday to approved a bill that would require Olympic sports organizations to immediately report child and sexual abuse allegations to local or federal law enforcement, or a child welfare agency designated by the U.S. Justice Department.
ANDERSON – Rep. Susan Brooks has co-authored a resolution in the U.S. House to postpone for two years a recommendation that could limit a women’s access to mammograms.
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