Nicole Mosher, executive director of Durango-based nonprofit immigrant-aid organization Compañeros More…, is weighing how to keep her organization running effectively in light of the surprising news that the anti-poverty Catholic organization that supplies half of Companeros’ annual budget will likely end that support due to Compañeros’ indirect association with gay-rights
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The U.S. House of Representative’s Committee on Ethics has decided to extend its investigation into Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla. According to a statement released today, the matter was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on February 9, 2012.
The statement, in full, from the Committee on
Citing institutional weakness and failure, a Denver activist coalition is demanding federal authorities intervene to address police brutality in the city.
The Colorado Progressive Coalition (CPC), along with victims and the families of victims of high-profile recent alleged assaults, announced a petition effort More… Tuesday aimed at persuading the U.S. Department
Months after the state of Florida submitted its plans to privatize most of its Medicaid program, the federal government is still asking the state to explain the feasibility of those plans.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE, led a tour this week of its new immigrant detention center in Texas. The detention center, which will be managed by Florida-based private prison industry corporation The GEO Group More…, has raised concerns from immigrant advocates.
Ed. note: This piece was written and published in coordination with Ms. Magazine.
On Monday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder used his powers under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 More… to block enforcement of a prohibitive new voting law in Texas. The law would have required voters to show