Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Friday, October 26, 2007
Congresspedia (from the Sunlight Foundation and the Center for Media and Democracy) now provides you a forum. Nicknamed the “citizen's encyclopedia on Congress that you can edit, ” the wiki includes the following sections:
- Wiki the Vote which focuses on U.S. Congressional elections with information about candidates, election coverage, and listings of local U.S. Congressional-related blogs by state.
- U.S. Presidential Election, 2008 which discusses announced and rumored presidential candidates and provides some information about primaries, debates, Congressional endorsements, and political ads.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
- Texas Legislature Online (TLO) provides several RSS feeds including Texas congressional calendars, fiscal notes, and bill text.
- Texas Secretary of State RSS feed features press releases.
- Texas Comptroller News contains tax information updates. activities information, including hunting and special park events
- Texas Parks & Wildlife News activities information, including hunting and special park events.
Monday, October 22, 2007
- Threat Awareness,
- Prevention and Protection,
- Surveillance and Detection, and
- Response and Recovery.
Thursday, October 18, 2007
Monday, October 15, 2007
- Create a Culture of Collaboration
- Accelerate Information Sharing
- Foster Collection and Analytic Transformation
- Build Acquisition Excellence and Technology Leadership
- Modernize Business Practices
- Clarify and Align DNI's Authorities
Friday, October 12, 2007
The Commission identifies eight principles to guide "the development and delivery of future benefits for veterans and their families." The principles recognize the sacrifices veterans have made and emphasize rehabilitation and reintegration into civilian life as quickly and completely as possible. They include offering a "full range of health care" at no cost to service-disable veterans and call for a consistent, fair, equitable, and timely delivery of services. The report reveals that the "VA Rating Schedule has not been adequately revised since 1945" and suggests that it be updated frequently. The Commission makes 113 recommendations and includes a priority list for immediate consideration.
Tuesday, October 09, 2007
If the State Fair is not in your travel plans, though, the Texas Agriculture Department has made available online abundant harvest information. If you would like to find where to buy pecans, tree-ripened apples, or 1015 onions grown in Texas, access the Go Texan Produce Directory. If flowers are more to your liking, visit the Go Texan Horticulture Directory to view gorgeous flower pictures and learn about what type of plants, soils, and aquatics are suitable for Texas.