Campaign Manager Charged with Buying Votes

Donna, Texas - A campaign manager was arrested late yesterday and accused of paying voters to vote in the November 2012 school board election in Donna, Texas.

ERO, HSI share a humanitarian mission at ICE Family Residential Facility in Artesia, New Mexico

Artesia, New Mexico - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security investigations (HSI) Special Agent Erwin Fejeran's skill as an emergency medical technician (EMT) may have saved a little girl's life.

Obama Administration Announces Competition to Designate Next Round of Promise Zones

Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, joined U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, and Education Secretary Arne Duncan to announce a competition to designate a new round of Promise Zones. These Promise Zones are part of the President's plan to create a new pathway to the middle class by partnering with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, improve educational opportunities, and reduce violent crime.

NASA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Opens Challenge to Participate in Future Mars Missions

Washington, DC - NASA announced Saturday the opening of registration for its Mars Balance Mass Challenge and the launch of its new website, NASA Solve, at the World Maker Faire in New York.

Small Businesses Think Regulations Hinder Growth

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Small businesses have a number of concerns when it comes to the effect that government regulations are having on their business. That’s a key finding of TriNet’s Small Business Confidence Survey, which explores the opinions ofU.S. small business owners about issues such as their outlook on the state of their companies and on federal and state legislation.

FTC Approves Final Order Preserving Future Competition in Generic Injectable Tuberculosis Drug Market

Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Akorn, Inc.’s acquisition of VersaPharm Inc. and its parent company, VPI Holdings Corp., would have likely been anticompetitive.